Technology Services Calendar

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    • 8:30 - 9:00 am   Tues/Thur afternoons
      1/28/2020
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6 hour course will prepare you to use the most common basic features of Adobe Photoshop CC.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
      1/29/2020
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3 hour course, we will go beyond how the program works to include organizational strategies and tips to hyperlink to other notebooks and files, integrating with the rest of MS Office including linking to Outlook with Tasks to add reminders, Meeting notes that integrate with Skype for Business and other meetings, and other tips to boost the power of OneNote.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
      1/29/2020
    • Armory building, room 432

    We don't usually get to choose our classrooms; instead we have to grow where we're planted. This workshop will help new and experienced teachers develop a set of strategies that will help make the best use of whatever type of classroom they’re assigned to.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Wed afternoon
      1/29/2020
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to create and open Illustrator documents, navigate the user interface, use vector shapes to create a logo that looks good on screen and in print. No prior knowledge of Illustrator is required.

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm
      1/30/2020
    • Armory building, room 428

    Having trouble connecting with your students? This workshop might be for you! Learn how to build long lasting rapport with your students.

    • 1:00 - 5:00 pm   MTh afternoons
      2/3/2020
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 7-hour course introduces the basics of Adobe Illustrator. Topics will include design principles, elements, and graphics composition; creating documents containing basic shapes and customized paths. We will also learn how to insert text and typographical characters.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Tue afternoon
      2/4/2020
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3-hour course learn how to create and work with Access forms. Create a new form using the form wizard and explore layout and design view. Add and modify form controls including a calculated control and lookup control. Learn about control properties, form properties and setting tab order.  Create a subform and learn about switchboard and navigation forms.

    • 5:30 - 6:45 pm
      2/4/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

    Topics include how the EPI is structured; strategies for defining terms; practice with other workshop participants.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed/Fri mornings
      2/5/2020
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    InDesign is a desktop publishing program by Adobe. In this 6-hour workshop, we start with the basics, we progress to creating multi-column threaded text, formatting type and paragraph styles, working with colors, images, and finish by packaging for distribution.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thur morning
      2/6/2020
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Wish you had a smarter, more efficient way to arrange your Outlook 2016 email and more? In this two-hour workshop, you will learn how to use the conversation view; how to insert a screenshot into a message; sorting messages; advanced searching techniques, including filters; working with folders; using flags, color categories, and rules.

    • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
      2/6/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Building (Southwest corner of the building)

    Most teachers get evaluated by their students at the end of the course by implementing ICES. But by then, it is too late to make changes that will make a difference for your current students. Come to this workshop to learn how to design, implement, and interpret Informal Early Feedback (IEF) to improve the class experience for everyone.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   M afternoon
      2/10/2020
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:30 - 3:00 pm
      2/10/2020
    • Armory building, room 428

    Most teachers get evaluated by their students at the end of the course by implementing ICES.  But by then, it is too late to make changes that will make a difference for your current students. Come to this workshop to learn how to design, implement, and interpret Informal Early Feedback (IEF) to improve the class experience for everyone.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues/Thur mornings
      2/11/2020
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      2/12/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

    Teaching philosophy statements are requested for a variety of reasons: job applications, teaching awards, grant proposals, and evaluations. At UIUC, faculty submit a teaching statement as part of the promotion and tenure packet and for the annual review.This interactive workshop will be helpful to those who want to begin or revise their teaching statements.

    • 5:30 - 6:45 pm
      2/12/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

    Wednesday, February 12, 5:30 to 6:45pm. Learn how to use clarification and negotiation strategies to improve your listening and communication skills in English.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
      2/13/2020
    • Armory building, room 428

    Research suggests that international teaching assistants face unique challenges from classroom management to instructional, linguistic, cultural as well as social expectations. Come discuss similarities and differences between the U.S. and other international educational systems, and review effective strategies and resources available across campus.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
      2/17/2020
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    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.

    • 8:30 - 9:00 am   sessions throughout the day, lunch on your own
      2/18/2020
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    This program provides employees at the University of Illinois an overview of software applications and IT practices that are critical to success within the campus environment. All sessions are led by experienced trainers with handouts available. Attendees can register for one, two, or more of the monthly scheduled sessions. All sessions held in Suite 26 Illini Hall.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      2/18/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Building (Southwest corner of the building)

    A well-designed professional ePortfolio is a valuable way to demonstrate your achievements, goals, and beliefs to your prospective or current employer. It can also guide you as you seek out additional experiences to better prepare for your future career or career advancement. Bring your laptop or other device to this interactive workshop.

    • 5:30 - 6:45 pm
      2/18/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

    Learn strategies for answering open-ended questions in teaching and everyday contexts.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      2/19/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

    With the increased demand for students to work effectively in teams, many instructors have implemented team projects.There are many benefits; however, these experiences often are not optimal because the students (and faculty…) were not prepared. Come to learn & practice effective team strategies.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
      2/19/2020
    • Armory Building, Room 428

    Students enter college with vastly different learning strategies and abilities. This workshop will explore how instructors can aid students in developing more effective learning strategies early in their college careers.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues/Wed mornings
      2/25/2020
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour course, you will import and export data into Excel 2016, work with conditional formatting, and learn about macros. Additional topics will include summarizing data using subtotals and data validation; and analyzing data using Goal Seek and Solver along with what if scenarios. Prerequisite: Completion of Excel 2016 Level 1 or equivalent knowledge

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      2/26/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

    Learning is not a spectator sport. Students must be cognitively, physically, and affectively engaged for deeper learning and retention to occur. But there are many distractions and the attention span of our students can be relatively short. We’ll explore several active learning strategies, beginning with those that can easily implemented and of low risk.

    • 5:30 - 6:45 pm
      2/26/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

    Wednesday, February 26, 5:30 to 6:45pm. With other workhops participants, practice completing sample EPIs; set goals for oral English improvement; learn about resources you can use to improve your English skills.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
      2/28/2020
    • Armory 172 (Innovation Studio)

    In this session we distill the magic that just might take your next presentation from bland to grand. See full description for more info.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      3/3/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Building (Southwest corner of the building)

    Learning communities are a powerful way for people to come together to achieve common learning goals. However, fostering conditions that promote an online community for shared learning and knowledge construction can be daunting to even the most experienced facilitators. Please join us as we discuss effective ways to establish and grow productive online learning communities

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      3/4/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

    Did you know that three-quarters of college students reported they have cheated during their UG years? Lang’s research found that students often cheat because “their learning environments give them ample incentives to try – and that strategies which make cheating less worthwhile also improve student learning.” Come explore key factors that impact students' behaviors.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th morning
      3/5/2020
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This two-hour short course will introduce you to Microsoft's latest version of its relational database application, Access 2016. Attendees will take a tour of the objects in an Access database, including tables, queries, forms, and reports and spend some time working in the most important of all the objects--tables.

    • 1:30 - 3:00 pm
      3/9/2020
    • Armory Building, Room 428

    Come to this workshop to begin the process of identifying your teaching philosophy, deciding which parts of it belong in your statement, and avoiding common mistakes.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      3/11/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

    People learn more deeply from words and graphics than from words alone. This is called the multimedia principle. It is the basis for using multimedia instruction; i.e., information with words (such as text, or PowerPoint slides) and graphics (such as charts, photos, animation, or video). Come learn about multimedia best practices.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      3/17/2020
    • Room 428 Armory Building (Southwest corner of the building)

    Have you ever been part of a group learning experience and thought that it was very frustrating? When cooperative learning is well-designed it minimizes opportunities for students and instructors to experience frustrations. Join this interactive workshop to explore best practices that will enhance your students’ experiences as they learn cooperatively.

    • 9:30 - 11:00 am
      3/24/2020
    • Armory Building, Room 428

    In this workshop, you will learn what rubrics are and why to use them, and you’ll get some practice creating a rubric.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
      3/30/2020
    • Armory 172 (Innovation Studio)

    In this session we distill the magic that just might take your next presentation from bland to grand. See full description for more info.