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Tue Aug. 21, 2018

  • New Hire IT Orientation

    9 am – 4 pm
    Introduction to Campus Computing This 30 minute overview introduces new staff to the Urbana campus. Topics will include standard computer usage, versions of operating systems such as Windows, etc. File management options will also be discussed, including an overview of cloud computing. We will wrap up the session by exploring helpful University web sites. Prerequisite: none Instructor: Staff, Training ServicesLength:30 minutes Email / Calendaring with OutlookIn this two-hour workshop for beginners, we will explore the Microsoft Outlook 2016 interface, including the extensive use of the Ribbon. We will learn how to compose, send, and receive email messages; how to save a draft message; print; and how to reply to and forward a message. Signatures, Out of Office Assistant, and Outlook Web App will also be covered in the email portion of the workshop. Calendar topics will include scheduling and editing an appointment; scheduling a one-time and a recurring meeting; and how to respond to meeting invitations in email. Prerequisite: none Instructor: Staff, Training ServicesLength: 2 hours Online Learning with Lynda.com This brief 15-minute overview will explore the Lynda.com Online Learning program offered at no cost to all faculty/staff/students on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus. Topics will include how to access Lynda.com from a browser; how to log in; and how to search for training. We will learn how to work with practice files that are provided and also how to manage your playlists. Prerequisite: familiarity with browsers, UIUC faculty/staff/student with established netid. Instructor: Staff, Training ServicesLength: 15 minutes Campus Communication usingSkype for Business Skype for Business provides a single interface on your computer that unites voice communications, instant messaging, and audio/video/web conferencing all at once. In this two-hour workshop, attendees will learn how to start and sign on, how to navigate the program window, learn about presence (availability status); add contacts to a contact list, and find help resources. Next attendees will practice using the voice and video features of Skype for Business, including how to adjust audio settings, make and receive a phone call, a conference call, and a video call. Practice will also include putting calls on hold, transferring and forwarding calls and checking for missed calls and voicemail. Another form of communication in Skype for Business is Instant Messaging. We will learn how to send an instant message, how to reply, and how to format text in the message. Finally, the integration between Microsoft Outlook and Skype for Business will be explored, including how easy it is to communicate with others from within an email message or calendar event. Prerequisite:Familiarity with Windows and the mouse, along with an activated Skype for Business (Lync)account Instructor:Staff, Training ServicesLength:2 hours Computer Security This half-hour workshop session provides an overview on computer security basics. Topics will include setting and the use of passwords; virus protection; VPN; identity theft; malware; and campus security policies. Working with sensitive data and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) policies will conclude the session. Prerequisite: none Instructor: StaffLength: 30 minutes Data Storage (Box.com) Box.com is the University of Illinois' cloud service storage solution which provides 50 gigabytes of secure file storage (including FERPA data). Box.com also supports secure file sharing within or outside of the U of I network, as well as mobile file access. In this half-hour overview, attendees will learn how to set up their box account; how to log in; and how to upload, download, and view files. Instructor: StaffLength: 30 minutes
  • InDesign CC: Brochure

    1 pm – 3 pm
    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to create a two-page InDesign brochure from scratch, import graphics, and manipulate basic text and text frames. No prior knowledge of InDesign is required.
  • Compass2g Workshop: The Essentials

    1:30 pm – 3 pm
    In this 90 minute workshop, learn everything you need to know to create a Compass2g space for your course! Topics include: how to request a Compass2g space, how to add content to your course and stay organized, managing your course roster and grade book, sending announcements and email via Compass2g, using Compass2g to grade assignments, and more! Bring your laptop and you can create your course with the help of a CITL specialist. Earning a teaching certificate with CITL? This workshop will satisfy one fourth of the required workshop hours for either the Graduate Teacher Certificate or the Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Teaching!

Wed Aug. 22, 2018

  • 2018 University Data Summit

    8:30 am – 5 pm
    Main Theme: Upwards as a Data-Smart UniversityWe want to welcome you to University Data Summit 2.0! The first data summit inspired discussion on how data can help student success, developed forums to collaborate and began exploration on how we can enhance the entire university's maturity in analytics and data science. In this second data summit, we would like to highlight and further develop our other areas of interest discussed at the first data summit and explore partnerships to include higher-ed collaborators from outside our university. Register now! Who should attend:Anyone who maintains, provides, analyses, or utilizes campus data in the University of Illinois communityAnyone who is interested in improving program, student, faculty, and financial outcomesAnyone interested in the applications of data to inform smart planning, smart decisions, and smart actions
  • Excel 2016: Level 3

    9 am – 4 pm
    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
  • Neuroscience Program Orientation

    11:30 am

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  • Yoga at Beckman

    12 pm

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Thu Aug. 23, 2018

  • i>clicker Workshop: The Essentials

    9:30 am – 11 am
    In this 90 minute workshop, learn everything you need to know to use i>clicker in your classroom! Topics include: how to run i>clicker instructor software, using i>clicker for more than just roll call, how to design effective i>clicker questions that generate discussion, how to sync your i>clicker scores with Compass2g, and more! We will have i>clickers available for use throughout the workshop, so no hardware is required! Note: There is a location change for this workshop. It will be held in Armory 156,Conference Room G. Earning a teaching certificate with CITL? This workshop will satisfy one fourth of the required workshop hours for either the Graduate Teacher Certificate or the Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Teaching!
  • Illini Gadget Garage at the UGL Media Commons

    1 pm – 3 pm
    Have questions about your broken or damaged electronic devices? Stop in and we can assist you with troubleshooting and repairing your devices. We'll be at the UGL Media Commons from 1-3PM to assist the public with troubleshooting and minor repairs of electronics and small appliances. Feel free to stop by even if you just have questions, or if you want to schedule an appointment to come into our campus workshop at a later date to work on your device.
  • Illini Gadget Garage at the UGL Media Commons

    1 pm – 3 pm
    Have questions about your broken or damaged electronic devices? Stop in and we can assist you with troubleshooting and repairing your devices. We'll be at the UGL Media Commons from 1-3PM to assist the public with troubleshooting and minor repairs of electronics and small appliances. Feel free to stop by even if you just have questions, or if you want to schedule an appointment to come into our campus workshop at a later date to work on your device.
  • Compass2g Special Topics Workshop: Large Class Management

    3:30 pm – 5 pm
    In this "Special Topics" Workshop, learn all about how to use tools and techniques to manage your large class in Compass2g.

Fri Aug. 24, 2018

  • Compass2g Workshop: The Essentials

    9 am – 10:30 am
    In this 90 minute workshop, learn everything you need to know to create a Compass2g space for your course! Topics include: how to request a Compass2g space, how to add content to your course and stay organized, managing your course roster and grade book, sending announcements and email via Compass2g, using Compass2g to grade assignments, and more! Bring your laptop and you can create your course with the help of a CITL specialist. Earning a teaching certificate with CITL? This workshop will satisfy one fourth of the required workshop hours for either the Graduate Teacher Certificate or the Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Teaching!
  • Imaging Weekly Journal Club

    3 pm

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Mon Aug. 27, 2018

  • Word 2016: Getting Started

    1 pm – 3 pm
    In this 2-hour workshop we will 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, where we will learn how to emphasize text with bold, italic, or underline formatting; and create bulleted and numbered lists.
  • Dreamweaver CC Level 1

    1 pm – 4 pm
    This 6-hour, hands-on course is an introduction to web page design using Adobe 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.
  • Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Seminar

    3 pm

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