Illinois Remote Calendar

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Monday, February 26, 2024

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Mon. afternoon
    • 329 Armory / online

    In this 1 hour hybrid workshop, learn about Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts. Topics include learning how to create a Pivot Table; rearrange and then format the data; set filters with 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.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Tues morning
    • 330 Armory or online

    Creating, storing, and updating organizational charts can be a time-consuming task. Using software that is designed for visualizing information aids the process. Visio can even generate a diagram that adds the shapes and connectors for you from data that is stored in an Excel workbook. In this workshop attendees will create simple org charts, and pull from excel.

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

    In this 2-hour hybrid workshop, we will explore the mail merge features in Microsoft Word including working with various data sources such as Excel and Access; working with rules; and creating and printing labels. We will also learn about email merge.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • 330 Armory Building or online

    In this 2-hour instructor led short course you will learn how to specific features and tips on managing email more efficiently from conversation view to rules to pre-sort messages and moving folders around.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed. morning

    In this one-hour online workshop, you will learn about conditional formatting of data using Microsoft Excel. Topics will also include applying special formatting to numbers.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building (east side of the building)

    The main job of our students is to learn; however, research tells us a major intellectual challenge they face is managing their own learning. Many don’t know about or employ effective learning behaviors and strategies. We need to help them know not just what to learn, but how to learn. Join this interactive session for strategies to help students learn how to learn better

    • 1:00 - 2:55 pm   Wed afternoon
    • 330 Armory or online

    This 2-hour Outlook Calendar 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, February 29, 2024

    • 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
    • Illini Union

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Thur morning
    • 330 Armory

    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. Pre-registration required.  

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th morning
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour InDesign workshop, participants will learn the basics of adding interactivity to your Adobe InDesign documents, including adding links, buttons, page transitions, and sharing your interactive document. Basic knowledge of InDesign is required.  

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

    This 2-hour online workshop introduces the Access 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, and action queries.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
    • 330 Armory or online

    Learn how to create and edit OneNote notebooks, search and export notes. We will explore the use and management of sections and pages including section groups and subpages. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages. We will discuss merits of embedding spreadsheets or linking.

Friday, March 1, 2024

    • 1:30 - 3:00 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building (east side of the building)

    Do you want to learn more about using Generative AI pedagogically? Are you interested in getting a better understanding of how these tools and platforms might help with classroom engagement and practice? Here is an interactive, engaging workshop for you.