Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Introduction to Adobe InDesign: Creating a Portfolio (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Adobe InDesign. Participants will learn to manage typography and graphics within InDesign. The topics to be covered are:


Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Managing Your Citations with Zotero

This hands-on workshop will introduce some of the key functions of Zotero, including installation of the Zotero, adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing and managing your citations, searching your collections, producing bibliographies, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Zotero into your documents, and syncing your collections.


Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Fondren Library Basement 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.


Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
DMC Multipurpose 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, January 29, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Tableau Public II: Intermediate

This workshop will cover the following topics:


Friday, January 31, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
1/31, 2/21 Fondren Basement B40D; 2/19, 4/2 Fondren Basement B43A

Video Editing with iMovie

Come to learn how to use iMovie to create professional-looking videos. iMovie is a mac based free video editing software that allows users to edit their own home movies with ease. The new update has added simplicity of the interface and improved file management.


Friday, January 31, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Digital Media Commons, Multipurpose Room B42F

Introduction to Blender 2.8: 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, January 31, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Creating an Academic Poster with PowerPoint

An effective poster can get your main points across to as many people as possible. In this workshop, we will talk about the general guidelines on how to create an effective poster. In addition, there will be a hands-on practice on creating an academic poster in PowerPoint.


Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B40D

Introduction to Adobe After Effects: Creating Motion Graphics (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Adobe After Effects. Participants will learn how create a motion graphic video using animation, effects and transitions. Participants will incorporate the 12 basic principles of animation in their video.


Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Tableau Public III: Learning Tableau with Projects

Want to have more practices with Tableau? Come to this project-based course, where you could sharpen your Tableau skills. You will use the provided data files to answer a few questions. Your solutions could be a single-page viz or a multi-page data story.


Friday, February 7, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
2/7, Fondren Library Basement B40D; 2/26, Fondren Library Basement B43A