OIT Training Student Workshop Descriptions (Summary)
Featured Workshop
Overview of Web Development

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Get your feet wet in the world of web design and development – learn about the broad range of ways to interact with the Internet today to create websites, ranging from WordPress and blogging software to HTML, web hosting, JavaScript, web accessibility, and more. If you've always wanted to work with websites but weren’t sure where to start, or want a broader look at what is out there, this workshop will get you started in the right direction!

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Access 1 (Basics)

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Students will be introduced to the basics of Microsoft Access including the interfaces and navigation between views. Topics include creating tables, queries, reports, forms, and using basic filtering tools.

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Access 2 (Advanced Techniques)

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Students will perform advanced queries in a Microsoft Access database. Topics include mail merges, customizing forms, logical operators, aggregate functions, hyperlinks, web publications, and table linkage. Students will be introduced to basic database management terminology.

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Adobe Acrobat 1 (Basics)

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Adobe Acrobat is an application to view, create, manipulate, print, and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). This is an introductory class to using the different tools connected with Acrobat.

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Adobe Muse (Basics)

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Learn how to build a website without touching HTML or CSS. Adobe Muse is a fun and easy way for designers to build websites from start to publish. It allows you to optimize your site for desktop, tablets, and phones.

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Advanced Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

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In this follow up to the Introduction to CSS workshop, we will go beyond basic CSS selectors. This workshop will cover using CSS selectors to style only the exact elements you want. Want to style something more than simple HTML tags, ids, and classes? What about even rows of a table, odd items in a list, only images that are inside of a paragraph inside of a div tag? All of it is possible (and simple) utilizing CSS pseudo selectors and descendant selectors. As a bonus, being able to write good selectors is the first step in utilizing the power of jQuery.

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Cloud Storage Options at UTK (Student Focused)

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Comparison of T-Storage, Microsoft OneDrive, and Google Drive with emphasis on uses for students.

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Excel 1 (Worksheet Basics)

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Students will learn the basics of using the Excel interface to accomplish the following tasks: create and edit worksheets, enter data and formulas, format text and values, use sort and filter tools, insert pictures, and manage a workbook.

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Excel 2 (Forms, Charts, and Macros)

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The class covers topics in Microsoft Excel beyond the beginning basics. Topics include calculations, functions and macros on a form, creating and customizing charts, and customizing the page layout. Attendees should know how to enter data, create basic formulas, sort, print, move data and add rows/columns before attending (See Excel Level 1).

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Excel 3 (Advanced Features)

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This workshop should be taken after Excel 2 and covers Pivot Tables & Charts, Advanced Formatting, Advanced Filtering, and Macros from formulas.

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First Year Studies - Requested topic

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This workshop is requested by a First Year Studies instructor, who selects a technology topic that would assist their class.

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First Year Studies - Training Opportunities

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This workshop is created for the First Year Studies classes, to give them an awareness of the types of training available to students at UT.

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Google Forms (Student Focused)

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ONE-HOUR WORKSHOP. It’s more than just creating a survey, although we can do that with Google Forms too, but you can also create registration information, take a quick poll, collect email addresses, and even create a pop quiz that can be taken on any device and the results sent back to a spreadsheet in real-time where you can create charts to help you analyze the data. In this class you’ll learn the basics of using Google Forms by designing a form to collect email addresses and creating a quick opinion poll.

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A portfolio / résumé website is one of the best ways to get your name out to potential employers. Google Sites makes it easy for you to create a site that gets your name, skills, and contact information into the right hands. In this class you’ll learn how to create a Google Site and begin designing your own personal résumé site.

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HTML5 Fundamentals: Structure, Syntax, and Semantics

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HTML5 is the next revision of the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), the standard programming language for describing the content and appearance of webpages. This course will cover HTML5 fundamentals, including structure, syntax, and semantics, and provide participants with a solid foundation for creating web pages of their own. Start coding in HTML5 to gain highly valuable and marketable skills in an exciting, continually growing field!

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Image Mash-up (Photoshop)

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ONE-HOUR WORKSHOP! Through the use of creative selections you’ll combine multiple images into one image.

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InDesign 1 (Basics)

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InDesign can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, and books. This is an introductory class that will give you a basic understanding of InDesign and how to use the different tools available therein.

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Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

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This course will cover CSS fundamentals, including structure, syntax, and semantics, and provide participants with a solid foundation for creating web pages of their own, in conjunction with HTML. Start using CSS in your projects to learn dynamic web development skills!

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Introduction to Paint.net

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ONE-HOUR WORKSHOP. Paint.Net is a free image and photo editing program for Windows. In this workshop, students will learn how to crop a canvas, remove red-eye from a photo, and adjust hues and levels for colors.

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Making Photos Better (Photoshop)

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1 HOUR WORKSHOP! Admit it. We’ve all taken photos that have been less than great and wished there was a way to fix them. In this class you’ll learn some simple tricks with Photoshop to take a poor photo and make it look Great!

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Overview OIT Resources - Lucky 7

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This workshop will give an overview of all the resources available to students from OIT.

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Photoshop 1 (Selections and Manipulations)

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Participants will examine the Photoshop interface. Selections from the toolbar will be defined, discussed, and applied to a graphic. Invaluable shortcuts for opening, viewing, and selecting will be taught. Work with palettes and palette menus. Learn and apply the creative skills needed for manipulating graphics. These skills include selecting, editing, and rotating shapes, then adding the shapes to another graphic.

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Photoshop 2 (Layers, Frames, and Edges)

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Participants will learn advanced layer techniques to selectively hide and reveal portions of artwork, to align images, and to add layer effects to a type layer.

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Photoshop 3 (Banners, Brushes, and Colors)

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Unravel the mystery of Photoshop. Learning how to use layers is the key! This class teaches the fundamentals of layering. To understand layering, think of stacking transparencies of different graphics to give the appearance of one image. Add some art to the mystery with Painting and Editing. Work with colors, brushes, gradients, and more.

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Photoshop 4 (Photo Manipulation)

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In this class, participants learn to use masks to protect parts of an image from change, just like using masking tape to paint a room or a vehicle, or using a stencil to letter a sign. Students also learn to retouch photos. They will learn to remove unwanted objects from a picture, change a gray sky to partly cloudy, and brighten the colors.

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PowerPoint for Students 2 (Advanced Techniques)

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Participants will learn to modify the Master Slide layouts, create a photo album, use transitions and animations, add music or narration and publish as an mp4 video.

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Skype for Business (student focused)

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Students can use this IM/video conference/online meeting tool to interact and collaborate with each other. You get everything you need for conversations in one app—IM, audio and video calls, online meetings and sharing. And because Skype for Business and Office work together, it’s simple to collaborate right from your Office apps. You can schedule meetings and see IM history in Outlook, start meetings from apps like Word or PowerPoint online and meet across platforms to present content, share a whiteboard, slide presentation, computer screens, and even poll the audience.

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Student-focused Lucky 7 - Requested Topic

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This workshop can be customized to meet your class's or group's needs.

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