Technology Services Calendar

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues morning
    • to be held online

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Participate in this short online course and learn the basics, including how to create slides and put content in them. We will also learn how to format and custom design the slides.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    • Virtual

    Join us for virtual office hours every Tuesday from 10am to 11am on Zoom. Jamie and Megan will be there to answer your questions about emerging technologies, other educational tech on campus, how you can access our spaces, and anything else of interest!

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Zoom - register to be sent a link before the workshop

    Active Learning is a central principle of good teaching. But if some or all of your class will be online, how do you make sure your students are being active with the material? In this session, we’ll examine what kinds of activities work online, and participate in some learning activities ourselves.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by noon

    This online session will cover specific features of InDesign, followed by Q&A. We will also work through a beginning tutorial.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this new 1-hour online course, you will learn about conditional formatting of data in Excel 2016. Topics will also include applying special formatting to numbers.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Wed. afternoon
    • online

    Join us in an online session using OneNote 2016 where we will discuss the structure of notebooks, practice putting data into them, and explore the interconnectivity of Microsoft applications with OneNote. This session is aimed for beginner users of OneNote.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

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

    This two-hour online session will introduce you to Microsoft's relational database application, Access 2016. Attendees will take a tour of the objects in an Access database, including tables, queries, forms, and reports.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Zoom - register to be sent a link before the workshop

    Keeping your students active, engaged, and motivated is both challenging and essential. There are additional constraints that we must consider when teaching online. In this workshop, we will discuss why student engagement is imperative, methods and techniques for promoting student engagement, and ways to assess and improve the level of student engagement in your course.