WebStore/FAST3 Training

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour course you will learn how to work in the People window to add a new contact; change views; use color categories to organize & search your contacts. We will also look at contact groups. The Tasks features of Outlook help you create lists of task-related items. We will look at the different views in the Task window; we will add tasks and assign tasks.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   W morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

Thursday, October 19, 2017

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:30 - 4:30 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • 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 and audio files.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu W mornings
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuTh mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    his six-hour course covers Word 2016 topics such as working with tables of contents, bookmarks, footnotes; using Quick Parts (also known as building blocks) for boilerplate text and graphics; and additional graphic features. We will also learn how to create a basic Word form and create and use a macro.

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

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MTu afternoons
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
    • 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.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuTh mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Upon completion of this 6 hour course, attendees will be able to identify the components of the Access 2016 environment; work with data; and create a basic table, query, form and report.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuTh mornings
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

Monday, November 6, 2017

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • 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.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuW mornings
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour workshop we'll explore the Word 2016 interface while we type text on a page, fix spelling errors, change spacing and page margins, and save our work. We will practice navigating the document; select text to make revisions; and move text by cutting and pasting. Formatting tools will be next, emphasizing text and creating lists.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • 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.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   WF mornings
    • 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

Thursday, November 9, 2017

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am
    • 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.

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

    In this 2-hour workshop we will explore the mail merge features in Word 2016 including working with various data sources such as Excel and Access; working with rules; and creating and printing labels.

Monday, November 13, 2017

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In Access 2016 Level 2, you will begin by learning about table relationships. You will also work with field properties in a table; create a lookup field and some calculated fields. You will learn more about advanced queries such as parameter queries and action queries, as well as query joins; you will finish by exploring additional features using forms and reports.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MTu afternoons
    • 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.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MTu afternoons
    • 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.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   WTh mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 6-hour course is a continuation of topics from Level 1 using PowerPoint 2016. Upon completion of this course, students will work with transitions and animations; they will become familiar with slide masters; and practice skills using audio and video files in their presentations. Finally students will learn more features & methods for delivering presentations.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

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

    Windows 10 is Microsoft's new operating system -- a compromise between the familiar Windows 7 and the touchscreen features of Windows 8. In this 2-hour workshop, we will learn how to use the updated Start menu; understand notifications and the Action Center; use Window’s digital assistant, Cortana; become familiar with Edge (Windows new web browser) & use multiple desktops

Friday, November 17, 2017

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

    In this 2-hour short course, we will learn the basics of layers in Photoshop. We will spend time adjusting images with Adjustment Layers and explore several kinds of image adjustments. We will also use layers for some image editing in a non-destructive method.

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

    In this 2-hour short course, we will spend time adjusting images in Photoshop, using Adjustment Layers and explore several other kinds of image adjustments. We will also adjust shadows and highlights.

Monday, November 20, 2017

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   M afternoon
    • 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 and audio files.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   WTh afternoons
    • 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.

Monday, December 4, 2017

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MWafternoons
    • 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.

    • 1:10 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
    • 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.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning
    • 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 and audio files.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour hands-on workshop, you will learn how to navigate the interface, learn about availability status, add contacts to a contact list, and find help resources. Hands-on practice is next where you will learn how to use voice and video features, adjust audio settings, make, receive, & transfer a phone call, a conference call, and a video call.

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

    This two hour hands-on workshop will demonstrate how easy it is to set up and attend an online meeting using Skype for Business as well as many of the conferencing features.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   WF mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour Excel 2016 Level 2 course, you will create advanced formulas; analyze data with logical and lookup functions; organize worksheet data with tables; visualize data by using charts; and analyze data with PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts. This course is about one simple idea: asking your data questions and using Excel 2016 to find the answers.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   W morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In two hours we will explore the Outlook 2016 interface. We will compose, send, & receive email messages; how to reply to and forward a message, save a draft message; & print. Signatures and Automatic replies will also be covered. Calendar topics will include scheduling & editing an appointment; scheduling a one-time and a recurring meeting and responding.to invitations.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Th morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour course you will learn how to work in the People window to add a new contact; change views; use color categories to organize & search your contacts. We will also look at contact groups. The Tasks features of Outlook help you create lists of task-related items. We will look at the different views in the Task window; we will add tasks and assign tasks.

Friday, December 8, 2017

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   F morning
    • 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.

Monday, December 11, 2017

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   M morning
    • 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   MW afternoons
    • 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.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   WF mornings
    • 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.

Monday, December 18, 2017

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • 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.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   TuTh afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 6-hour course is a continuation of topics from Level 1 using PowerPoint 2016. Upon completion of this course, students will work with transitions and animations; they will become familiar with slide masters; and practice skills using audio and video files in their presentations. Finally students will learn more features & methods for delivering presentations.