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Technology & Software Training

What You Need to Know: 

Technology Training efforts at the University of Kentucky take many forms, but all share four basic goals: to enhance the contributions technological advancements make to your work, your department and the University, to show you strategies and solutions for doing your job more successfully, to enable you to meet and engage with colleagues, and to provide ways to assist you as you advance professionally.

Access

Learn to use Forms in Access Read more »

Learn to import/export data in Access Read more »

Introduction to Access Read more »

Learn queries in Access Read more »

Learn reporting in Access Read more »

Acrobat

This introductory course will help you get started with Adobe Acrobat Professional and give you all the tools you need to begin working with and creating Acrobat documents. Read more »

Learn the skills needed to create useful Acrobat forms from scratch and from existing paper or electronic documents. Read more »

Captivate

Now that you have a basic understanding of Adobe Captivate, it's time to add more creativity and functionality to your project. Read more »

This Captivate workshop is designed for both new users as well as experienced Captivate users. Read more »

This course is designed to cover the basic features. Adobe Captivate is ideal for faculty, staff, and anyone who might need to create a web-based tutorial for clients, employees or students. Read more »

Dreamweaver

This class will help you understand the basic theory of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), basic CSS formatting, how CSS is used on a web page and how to integrate CSS into a web page to create a fully functional web page layout. Read more »

This class will introduce you to the Dreamweaver user interface for the purpose of creating, editing and managing web content. Read more »

Excel

If you find yourself searching through worksheets to locate records that meet specific criteria, you might want to consider using database functions to complete the task for you. Read more »

If you find yourself performing the same task over and over again, you might want to consider creating a macro to complete the task for you. Read more »

There are many ways to analyze worksheet data, including sorting and filtering records. Read more »

If you find yourself manually manipulating cells in order to organize data into a range of rows and columns, applying filtering options maybe what you're looking for. Read more »

This Excel Workshop introduces formulas and the different elements that are required to create a formula. Read more »

Learn chart/graphs in Excel Read more »

Learn intro to Excel Read more »

Learn functions/filters in Excel Read more »

Learn pivot tables in Excel Read more »

Flash

This class will cover the basics of animation in Flash, with an emphasis on Flash concepts and functionality. Read more »

General Computer

The Basic Computer Skills Workshop is designed for individuals who have little or no computer experience and want to improve their skills. Read more »

Tailor your PC for comfort and efficiency by putting the items you use most often within easy reach. Learn to create shortcuts, modify your desktop, change your start menu, choose a screen saver, and select settings for your mouse, keyboard, and clock. Read more »

InDesign

InDesign is a publishing software application produced by Adobe Systems. Read more »

iPad

This course is designed for individuals interested in learning the basics about the iPad and will include Open Lab time at the end of class for individual questions. Read more »

Lync

Microsoft Lync connects users in new ways, regardless of their physical location. Read more »

OneNote

Microsoft Office OneNote is a digital notebook, to gather notes and information, powerful search capabilities so users can find what they are looking for quickly, and easy-to-use shared notebooks that help teams work together more effectively. Read more »

Outlook

Learn to customize your Outlook calendar Read more »

Learn basics of Outlook Read more »

Manage your email effectively in MS Outlook Read more »

Photoshop

This workshop covers several techniques that can be used to create innovative, high quality marketing materials such as flyers, handouts and business cards. Read more »

Adobe Photoshop is a image editing software application. This course is designed to cover the basic image editing features of Adobe Photoshop. Read more »

Course attendees should have a good understanding of the basic features and steps to create motion graphics and animations, as well as how to export projects as various file types that can be incorporated into websites, eBooks, and more. Read more »

Learn advanced editing in Photoshop Read more »

PowerPoint

PowerPoint offers a variety of tools you can use to make your presentations more effective. Read more »

A presentation is always more effective when it's attractively designed and formatted. Read more »

Learn to make engaging presentations in PowerPoint Read more »

Learn to add graphics and animations to your PowerPoint presentations Read more »

An intro to PowerPoint Read more »

Project

This course covers the skills and knowledge you will need to get started using Microsoft[r] Office Project. Read more »

This course covers the skills and knowledge you will need to get started using Microsoft[r] Office Project. Read more »

Publisher

Get an intro to Publisher Read more »

Word

Go beyond the basics in MS Word Read more »

Get an intro MS Word Read more »

Learn to do mail merges in MS Word Read more »