Technology Services Calendar

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    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed. morning
      5/22/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Th morning
      5/23/2019
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop participants will learn how to use Photoshop to do basic photo correction, use selection tools, manipulate, save, and store images. No prior knowledge of Photoshop is required.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
      5/29/2019
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   W afternoon
      5/29/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3 hour course, participants will learn how to create and edit OneNote notebooks, search and export notes. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages to images.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thur morning
      5/30/2019
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon
      5/30/2019
    • 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.

    • 2:00 - 3:30 pm
      5/30/2019
    • Armory building, room 428

    This two-part series offers tips on what you can do to increase your confidence as a teacher. In Part 1, topics include creating a comfortable teaching and learning environment, making the material your own, and tips on using your voice effectively. You will be asked to create a 1-2 minute lesson to present during the workshop.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
      6/3/2019
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    InDesign is a desktop publishing program that combines incredible power and flexibility with a surprisingly easy-to-use interface -- for creating or editing everything from simple posters and brochures to multi-chapter books. We will do the basics in this 6 hour class.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues morning
      6/4/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
      6/4/2019
    • Armory building, room 428

    Learn how to use backward design to create a good course, and get a head start on learning about Bloom's Taxonomy and learning objectives.

    • 12:30 - 1:30 pm
      6/4/2019
    • Armory building, room 428

    Learn how to write good learning objectives to get your course design started on the right path.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      6/4/2019
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to adjust a photo’s color and brightness in Lightroom; crop, straighten, and fix perspective, brush over certain parts of a photo for local adjustments; and work with photos on multiple devices. No prior knowledge of Lightroom is required.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
      6/6/2019
    • Armory building, room 428

    Ensure proper course alignment by choosing assessments that match your learning objectives.

    • 12:30 - 1:30 pm
      6/6/2019
    • Armory building, room 428

    Description: In this workshop, participants will identify the benefits of using a rubric (with an emphasis placed on analytic rubrics). Participants will then create a rubric that determines "the best type of pizza". Finally, participants will plan how to incorporate rubrics into their teaching.

    • 2:00 - 3:30 pm
      6/6/2019
    • Armory building, room 428

    This two-part series offers tips on what you can do to increase your confidence as a teacher. Part 2 will focus on public speaking skills such as posture, movement, and responding to students' questions. For this workshop you will also present a 1-2 minute lesson in order to practice your newly learned skills.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues/Thurs mornings
      6/11/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Tues (lunch on your own)
      6/11/2019
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    Extend your InDesign skills even further by learning to use InDesign's more advanced features effectively. We'll work more deeply with styles. You'll use clipping paths to reveal only part of an image, create type outlines, and create Bezier paths. We'll also import layered files, merge data into documents and create a book with table of contents and references.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
      6/11/2019
    • Armory building, room 428

    Learn ways to engage students in class that align with your course design.

    • 12:30 - 1:30 pm
      6/11/2019
    • Armory building, room 428

    Come join us as we dissect the types of questions instructors ask their students and learn what’s packed inside that serves to promote or undermine effective teaching strategies.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
      6/12/2019
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
      6/12/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Take this short course and learn the basics, including how to use the new 2016 interface to create slides and put content on them; format and custom design the slides; and prepare speaker notes and handouts.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
      6/12/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Attendees will become familiar with the Outlook 2016 calendar interface (including the enhanced Ribbon tools). You will also learn how to schedule and edit an appointment; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule meetings with the Scheduling Assistant and practice scheduling a conference room.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
      6/13/2019
    • Armory building, room 428

    Learn to create a syllabus that best reflects your course design while also serving as an introduction to you as a teacher.

    • 12:30 - 1:30 pm
      6/13/2019
    • Armory building, room 428

    The idea of teaching online can seem very daunting. How can we meaningfully transfer our best face-to-face teaching practices to our online instruction? In this workshop, we demystify this process by looking explicitly at the objectives of our teaching strategies and how we can recreate these elements for our students’ online learning experience.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Fri morning
      6/14/2019
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   sessions throughout the day, lunch on your own
      6/18/2019
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      6/18/2019
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   W/F mornings
      6/19/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour course, attendees will begin by exploring the PowerPoint 2016 interface. Next we will create and save a presentation; view and navigate, and edit text on slides; add and modify graphical objects in a presentation; work with tables and charts; and prepare to deliver a presentation.

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Wednesday (lunch on your own)
      6/19/2019
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6-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.

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Thurs (lunch on your own)
      6/20/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
      6/20/2019
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn the basics of using the drawing tools in Adobe Illustrator CC, including how to use the Pencil and Curvature tools, how to edit paths. Then we will look at layers, including how to create, edit, and organize content. We will also learn the basics of transforming and editing artwork in Adobe Illustrator CC.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tues morning
      6/25/2019
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop participants will learn how to use Photoshop to do basic photo correction, use selection tools, manipulate, save, and store images. No prior knowledge of Photoshop is required.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues morning
      6/25/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Tues/Thurs afternoons
      6/25/2019
    • 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
      6/26/2019
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Wed afternoon
      6/26/2019
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
      6/27/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
      6/27/2019
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Friday (lunch on your own)
      6/28/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues morning
      7/2/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this three-hour workshop attendees 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. Finally, we will work with fields in a table from adding, deleting, re-arranging to setting field properties and finally lookup fields and calculated fields.

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Tuesday (lunch on your own)
      7/2/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 6-hour, hands-on course is an intro to web page design using Dreamweaver CC. Students will become familiar with the Dreamweaver environment, interface elements, layout customization, website creation and publishing. Activities will include creating a new site, laying out basic pages and text, using text styles and containers, inserting images, uploading a simple site.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      7/2/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    A properly designed database makes it easier to work with up-to-date, accurate information. Investing the time required to learn the principles of good relational database design ensures that you will end up with a database that meets your needs and can easily accommodate change. This new workshop provides guidelines for planning an Access database.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed. morning
      7/3/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3 hour course, participants will learn how to create and edit OneNote notebooks, search and export notes. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages to images.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
      7/8/2019
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Tuesday (lunch on your own)
      7/9/2019
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    InDesign is a desktop publishing program that combines incredible power and flexibility with a surprisingly easy-to-use interface -- for creating or editing everything from simple posters and brochures to multi-chapter books. We will do the basics in this 6 hour class.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Tues/Thurs afternoons
      7/9/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed/Fri mornings
      7/10/2019
    • 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

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Wednesday (lunch on your own)
      7/10/2019
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    Extend your InDesign skills even further by learning to use InDesign's more advanced features effectively. We'll work more deeply with styles. You'll use clipping paths to reveal only part of an image, create type outlines, and create Bezier paths. We'll also import layered files, merge data into documents and create a book with table of contents and references.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      7/16/2019
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to adjust a photo’s color and brightness in Lightroom; crop, straighten, and fix perspective, brush over certain parts of a photo for local adjustments; and work with photos on multiple devices. No prior knowledge of Lightroom is required.

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Wednesday (lunch on your own)
      7/17/2019
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6-hour course introduces the basics of Adobe Lightroom. Participants will work on the organization and management of photos, learning the Lightroom environment, managing images and workflow, reviewing images, sorting and organizing images as well as managing an image catalog.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
      7/18/2019
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Thurs (lunch on your own)
      7/18/2019
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    Lightroom Level 2 is the second course in Lightroom, utilizing the Develop module, to concentrate on making image corrections in a non-destructive manner. Topics include: Develop module basics, Image adjustment basics, working with color, fixing common image problems like straightening and cropping, as well as more advanced topics like creating snapshots and panoramas.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Fri morning
      7/19/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Take this short course and learn the basics, including how to use the new 2016 interface to create slides and put content on them; format and custom design the slides; and prepare speaker notes and handouts.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Fri morning
      7/19/2019
    • UIUC -- 27 Illini Hall

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will access, organize, and share creative assets for use in your Adobe desktop and mobile apps. We will practice using Adobe’s CC Libraries in applications as well as using the Web interface to load frequently used assets, such as logos, wordmarks and colors. We will explore sharing and collaborating with colleagues.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
      7/22/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to comfortably move around in the Excel 2016 environment. Additional topics will include entering text and values in a worksheet, basic formatting, printing and using Help.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues. morning
      7/23/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 3-hour class introduces the query object.  Topics include working in design view; creating a simple query by adding and removing fields and adding criterion. We will create multi-table queries; calculated fields and set field properties; explore a totals query, parameter query, action queries, find duplicates query, unmatched records query and basic SQL query.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues. morning
      7/23/2019
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      7/23/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Attendees will become familiar with the Outlook 2016 calendar interface (including the enhanced Ribbon tools). You will also learn how to schedule and edit an appointment; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule meetings with the Scheduling Assistant and practice scheduling a conference room.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Tues/Thurs afternoons
      7/23/2019
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This six-hour course is intended for Mac users who want to learn basic Word 2016 skills such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; working with tabular text; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document pages. Finally, we will learn about printing documents.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      7/23/2019
    • 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.