Technology Services Calendar

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

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

    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 online workshop provides guidelines for planning an Access database.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning
    • online

    Join us in a live, online session using OneNote 365 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.

    • 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 the CITL Innovation Spaces, emerging technologies, educational tech on campus, and anything else of interest!

    • 12:00 - 3:00 pm
    • TechHub, Rm 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 12pm - 3pm. Experience 3D printing, Virtual Reality, Laser Cutting and more. Activities are free!  Please wear a mask and note that only 3 visitors are allowed in the space at a time. 

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Online via Zoom - register to receive the Zoom link

    It’s actually pretty common to teach material that might be a bit of a stretch for you. Using ideas from Therese Huston’s excellent book Teaching What You Don’t Know, we’ll discover some strategies for comfortably and confidently teaching material that is not your specialty.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   W morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour short online course, you will become familiar with the Excel 2016 interface. Topics will also include entering, editing, and formatting data in a worksheet, performing basic formulas, printing and using Help.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour short online course, you will become familiar with the Excel 2016 interface. Topics will also include entering, editing, and formatting data in a worksheet, performing basic formulas, printing and using Help.

    • 12:00 - 3:00 pm
    • TechHub, Rm 151A, Armory Building

    Visit the TechHub during open hours! Held twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 12pm - 3pm. Experience 3D printing, Virtual Reality, Laser Cutting and more. Activities are free!  Please wear a mask and note that only 3 visitors are allowed in the space at a time. 

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    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.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Onlinve via Zoom - register to receive Zoom link

    Still struggling to adapt to talking to a blank sea of black rectangles? Trying to engage your faceless students and failing? Confused about how to display and spread your enthusiasm about the subject? Join us for a discussion on how to make the most of your TA appointment, when it might seem that all you’re doing is talking to a screen.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to add, divide, multiply, and subtract by entering formulas into Excel 2016 worksheets. Other topics will include an exploration of just a few of the hundreds of functions available in Excel. We will learn how to find a specific function, as well as how to get help while entering arguments.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thur morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to add, divide, multiply, and subtract by entering formulas into Excel 2016 worksheets. Other topics will include an exploration of just a few of the hundreds of functions available in Excel. We will learn how to find a specific function, as well as how to get help while entering arguments.

    • 10:00 am - 12:55 pm   Th morning
    • online (register by 8 am to be sent the link)

    Let's meet online to talk about Illustrator. In this two-hour session, I'll share resources and tutorials, plus spend time answering questions. We will work through a tutorial together to create our own vector graphic logo.

    • 1:00 pm
    • online: https://illinois.zoom.us/j/86857280383?pwd=VWpZWTk1ZElWa0w1ckF1SDRtQzBHdz09

    In this session you will learn how to build a survey, how to launch it, and how to glean actionable data from the results.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon
    • online

    Join us in a one-hour online session to explore some advanced features of Zoom. Features covered will include breakout rooms, setting a virtual background, recording, and more.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
    • online

    Join us in a one-hour online session to explore some advanced features of Zoom. Features covered will include breakout rooms, setting a virtual background, recording, and more.

Friday, October 30, 2020