Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Introduction to Lightroom (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will cover the basics of using Adobe Lightroom to edit photos. The workshop will cover the following topics:


Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A

Python for Beginners

This is a hands-on workshop that introduces you to Python, one of the most popular programming languages. It covers the basic concepts, conditional statements and loops, functions, etc. Students will begin coding by solving sample problems.


Friday, May 31, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to GarageBand

This course will cover the basics of using GarageBand. We'll go over recording, using the built-in loops, importing sounds, and exporting a final product.


Monday, June 10, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
DMC Multipurpose Room

Python-Pandas

Pandas is one of the most useful Python libraries, used for the creation, manipulation, and analysis of data tables. Attendees will learn the fundamentals of table creation and manipulation in Pandas.

 


Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Introduction to Effective Data Visualization

This workshop will review research in visual perception and explore how different visual forms impact a viewer’s understanding of the data. We will also discuss general guidelines for visualization design.


Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
DMC Multi Purpose Room

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator: Creating a Promotional Flyer (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Adobe Illustrator. The training will cover key concepts and functions. Participants will incorporate elements of design in an illustrative process. The topics to be covered are:


Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Using Excel to Manage and Analyze Data

Do you have data that you need to organize or analyze? This short course will cover techniques for organizing, importing, manipulating and summarizing your data using advanced Excel features such as data lists, pivot tables and functions. It will also provide tips for using Excel productively.


Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Create a Web Site Using CampusPress

Learn how to use Rice University's new Campus Press platform. 


Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A

Introduction to Blender: Creating a 3D model for Absolute Beginners

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to open source 3D program Blender. This workshop is an introduction to Blender’s interface and will cover basic modeling techniques. Participants will learn to efficiently model in 3D while avoiding common pitfalls.


Friday, June 14, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Patent Searching Class

The class covers preliminary U.S. patent searching using the resources in our patent searching area and online resources from the USPTO. Note: The scope of the class does not include trademark searching.


Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space