Technology Services is committed to helping people better understand how to use technology. We offer a wide variety of training opportunities:
FAST3 provides opportunities for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community to acquire technology skills and knowledge through scheduled classes or customized training These courses feature hands-on instruction and activities with experienced trainers. Training is offered on a variety of software such as Skype for Business, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and many more.
Online Training from LinkedInLearning
The University of Illinois provides free access to LinkedInLearning.com for faculty, staff and students. LinkedInLearning, formerly Lynda.com is widely recognized as an industry leader in online learning. Their library of online tutorials contains over 1,200 courses and 73,000 tutorials organized by subject, software and instructors. Topics covered include how to use major software suites (Microsoft Office, Adobe, Google Apps), as well as courses in web publishing, analytics, video editing, audio editing, professional skills development, creativity, and a variety of other topics. By using your University of Illinois NetID, students, faculty and staff will get free access to the full library of content.
Classroom Technology Training
Technology Services provides individual, in-person training on equipment provided in many technology-enhanced classrooms. Training is brief (generally twenty minutes in length), and covers how to use computers (installed PCs and laptops, tablets, and other devices), projectors, and document cameras to present information.
Technology Services creates walk-through videos that explain step-by-step how to accomplish specific tasks such as setting up your email on a smartphone, connecting to the campus Wi-Fi network, and claiming your NetID.