FAST3 Training

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tues. morning
    • online

    This two-hour online session will introduce you to Access, Microsoft's relational database application. Attendees will take a tour of the objects in an Access database, including tables, queries, forms, and reports.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8am

    Register for this 2-hour Outlook session to learn about specific features and tips for using Outlook more productively. Zoom link sent after registration.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed. morning
    • online

    In this 2 hr online workshop, participants will learn how to create and work with Access tables. We will create a table using application parts and also from scratch.  We will create a primary key and start entering data. We will work with fields in a table from adding, deleting, re-arranging to setting field properties. Finish up using lookup fields and calculated fields

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon
    • online

    In this 2-hour online workshop, you will learn how to select data in an Excel worksheet and work with Chart tools to customize the chart type, chart layout, and chart style that best represents the selected data. Once the chart is exactly the way you want it, we will learn how to save it as a template to use again.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar live workshop, participants will learn to schedule & edit appointments; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings, and discuss calendar permissions.

Thursday, May 5, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Th morning
    • online

    Join us in an online session using OneNote where we will discuss the structure of notebooks and how OneNote notebooks work within MS Teams.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
    • online -- link will be sent if registered by 8am

    During this two hour-long session, we will go over the basics of the Photoshop interface and some resources on how to continue learning features. Instructor will point out her favorite beginner tutorials and resources. Q & A to follow

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues. morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the whole set of features for managing information in Excel tables. These features make all the typical tabular manipulations—sorting, filtering, analyzing, and formatting, easier than ever.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • online

    We have many options for scheduling online meetings these days. We will use Outlook for a central place to keep track of several kinds of online meetings and to make sure we have reminders. We will look at recommendations for scheduling with Skype for Business, Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   W morning
    • online

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will start working through some curriculum, work with layers and learn to edit in a non-destructive way. Register by 8 am to get meeting link sent.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Th morning
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8 am

    In this 2-hour online course, we will spend time adjusting images in Photoshop, using Adjustment Layers, and explore several kinds of image adjustments. We will also explore image editing in a non-destructive method. Register by 8 am to have link sent.  

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • online

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the Visio interface and create graphics. Visio comes with diagram-specific shapes and tools that enable you to quickly create professional-looking flowcharts, organization charts, timelines, & more. In this 2-hour workshop, we will learn how to create some basic shapes, and connect, distribute, and align them with Auto-connect

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to create and open InDesign documents, navigate the user interface, modify a document, import graphics, and manipulate basic text and text frames.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues. afternoon
    • online

    In this short online course you will learn how to use some of the data analysis features and tools using Excel. Topics will include learning how to subtotal a list of data; set up data validation rules; use Goal Seek, Solver, and Scenarios and basic data tables.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8 am

    In this 2-hour online workshop, participants will learn how to create a two-page InDesign brochure from scratch, import graphics, and manipulate basic text and text frames. No prior knowledge of InDesign is required. Link sent after registration.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon
    • online

    In this 2-hour online class, learn how to create a basic Access report, and explore layout and design view.  In design view add controls and set properties for those controls; learn about calculated controls, apply sort & group feature to report data, finish up with graphics (themes and conditional formatting).

Thursday, May 26, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • online

    In this 1 hour short course you will learn how to work with Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts. Topics will include learning how to create a Pivot Table; rearrange and then format the data; set filters including the use of Slicers and Timelines; and finally creating a Pivot Chart of the data in the Pivot Table. This workshop is aimed at beginner users of Pivot Tables.

    • 9:00 - 10:55 am   Th morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour InDesign workshop, participants will learn the basics of adding interactivity to your Adobe InDesign documents, including adding links, buttons, animation, and sharing your interactive document. Basic knowledge of InDesign is required. Register by 8am to receive the Zoom link.  

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar live workshop, participants will learn to schedule & edit appointments; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings, and discuss calendar permissions.

Thursday, June 2, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Th morning
    • online

    We have many options for scheduling online meetings these days. We will use Outlook for a central place to keep track of several kinds of online meetings and to make sure we have reminders. We will look at recommendations for scheduling with Skype for Business, Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs. afternoon
    • online

    In this 2-hour online course, you will become familiar with the Excel's interface. Topics will also include entering, editing, and formatting data in a worksheet, performing basic formulas, printing and using Help.