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Workshops: Workshops and Events

Live Workshops and Events

So you want to create a website with Wix header image

Location: Microsoft Teams

Description: This hands-on workshop walks participants through the process of creating a website with Wix. Students attending this workshop will receive credit on their MyExperience Transcript. In this workshop, participants will learn how to:

  • Set up a Wix webpage
  • Add content to your website
  • Customize website templates
  • Leverage native marketing tools for search engine optimization

Ensure that you register on the ULethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this workshop. An e-mail will be sent to you 24 hours prior to the workshop through this platform. This e-mail will contain a link for a Microsoft Teams meeting which you will need to attend this workshop. For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to rob.horlacher@uleth.ca. We look forward to seeing you there!


So you want to create a 3D model with Tinkercad header image

Location: Microsoft Teams

Description: This hands-on workshop walks participants through the process of creating a 3D object with Tinkercad. Students attending this workshop will receive credit on their MyExperience Transcript. In this workshop, participants will learn:

  • How to navigate a 3D workspace
  • How to create complex objects from primitive shapes
  • Unique properties of native tools
  • Limits to imported items

Ensure that you register on the ULethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this workshop. An e-mail will be sent to you 24 hours prior to the workshop through this platform. This e-mail will contain a link for a Microsoft Teams meeting which you will need to attend this workshop. For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to rob.horlacher@uleth.ca. We look forward to seeing you there!


3D Printing: Getting started printing 3D models header image

Location: Agility Innovation Zone (SA6304)

Description: This hands-on workshop walks participants through the process creating a printed 3D model. Students attending this workshop will receive credit on their MyExperience Transcript. In this workshop, participants will learn:

  • Types of 3D printers
  • Considerations regarding plastic choice
  • How to effectively process a 3D model for printing
  • Steps to take for post-processing 3D prints

Ensure that you register on the ULethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this workshop. For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to rob.horlacher@uleth.ca. We look forward to seeing you there!


Craft n' Chill: Button Making Header

Time: Thursday, Sept. 23 | 3 - 6pm

Location: Across from the Library service desk

Come and join us for our Project Sandbox Craft n' Chill button making event. During this event, you will be able to hang out with other members from the University community and make buttons! If buttons aren't your thing, fear not, you can work on any other (easily cleanable) project you would like to bring. If you would rather just chat, that is okay too. Ensure you register on the uLethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this event. We look forward to seeing you there! For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to sara.hossain@uleth.ca.

So you want to create a poster with Canva header image

Location: Microsoft Teams

Description: This hands-on workshop walks participants through the process of designing a digital poster with Canva. Students attending this workshop will receive credit on their MyExperience Transcript. In this workshop, participants will learn:

  • Specifications for digital and print designs
  • How to navigate the Canva interface
  • How to easily customize designs
  • Streamlined processes for choosing design styles
  • How to create simple animations
  • How to effectively export their final design.

Ensure that you register on the ULethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this workshop. An e-mail will be sent to you 24 hours prior to the workshop through this platform. This e-mail will contain a link for a Microsoft Teams meeting which you will need to attend this workshop. For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to rob.horlacher@uleth.ca. We look forward to seeing you there!


So you want to learn to code header image

Location: Across from the Library service desk

Description: This hands-on workshop will instruct participants on the basics of coding and guide them through the process of writing simple scripts in Python. Students attending this workshop will receive credit on their MyExperience Transcript.

Requirements:

  • Participants must be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard - no programming experience is required
  • Computers will be made available, but participants are welcome to bring their own laptop if they prefer

In this workshop you will learn:

  • What Python is and when to use it
  • Some fundamentals of programming (data types, assignment, functions, and control flow)
  • How to take the next steps toward becoming a Python pro!

Ensure that you register on the ULethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending. An e-mail reminder will be sent to you 24 hours prior to the workshop through this platform. If you have any questions regarding the workshop or if you require any accommodations so that you can participate, please send an e-mail to bryson.duda@uleth.ca. We look forward to seeing you there!


So you want to create a poster with Adobe Photoshop header image

Location: Across from the Library service desk

Description: This advanced hands-on workshop walks participants through the process of designing print and digital posters with Photoshop. This workshop is for you if you are trying to create a research poster, promotional poster, or a recruitment poster. Students attending this workshop will receive credit on their MyExperience Transcript. In this workshop, participants will learn:

  • Layout and composition theory
  • How to design for digital and print
  • The Photoshop interface
  • Photoshop tools to create a customized design
  • Export designs in a variety of file types

Ensure that you register on the ULethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this workshop. For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to rob.horlacher@uleth.ca. We look forward to seeing you there!


So you want to create a logo with Adobe Illustrator header image

Location: Across from the Library service desk

Description: This hands-on workshop walks participants through the process of designing a logo with Illustrator. Students attending this workshop will receive credit on their MyExperience Transcript. In this workshop, participants will learn:

  • Basics of logo types
  • How to design a scalable image
  • The Illustrator interface
  • Illustrator tools to create a customized design
  • Export designs in a variety of file types

Ensure that you register on the ULethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this workshop. For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to rob.horlacher@uleth.ca. We look forward to seeing you there!


Craft n Chill: Sculpting header image

Time: Thursday, Oct. 21 | 3 - 6pm

Location: Across from the Library service desk

Come and join us for our Project Sandbox Craft n' Chill sculpting event. During this event, you will be able to hang out with other members from the University community and create a sculpture! If sculpting isn't your thing, fear not, you can work on any other (easily cleanable) project you would like to bring. If you would rather just chat, that is okay too. Ensure you register on the uLethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this event. We look forward to seeing you there! For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to sara.hossain@uleth.ca.

So you want to edit a video with OpenShot header image

Location: Microsoft Teams

Description: This hands-on workshop walks participants through the process of editing a video with OpenShot. Students attending this workshop will receive credit on their MyExperience Transcript. In this workshop, participants will learn how to:

  • Import media files into OpenShot
  • Use video editing tools
  • Use keyframes
  • Add and create title sequences
  • Export videos

Ensure that you register on the ULethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this workshop. An e-mail will be sent to you 24 hours prior to the workshop through this platform. This e-mail will contain a link for a Microsoft Teams meeting which you will need to attend this workshop. For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to rob.horlacher@uleth.ca. We look forward to seeing you there!


So you want to make a video with Adobe Premiere header image

Location: Across from the Library service desk

Description: This hands-on workshop walks participants through the process of editing a video with Premiere. This workshop is for you if you are looking for advanced video editing features to create professional looking videos. Students attending this workshop will receive credit on their MyExperience Transcript. In this workshop, participants will learn:

  • How editing choice impact style
  • The Premiere interface
  • How to effectively utilize Premiers various workspaces
  • Color correction and Audio editing tools

Ensure that you register on the ULethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this workshop. For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to rob.horlacher@uleth.ca. We look forward to seeing you there!


So you want to take a picture with a DSLR Camera header image

Location: Across from the Library service desk

Description: This hands-on workshop walks participants through camera basics, photograph composition, and lighting. Students attending this workshop will receive credit on their MyExperience Transcript. In this workshop, participants will learn:

  • Basics of camera controls
  • How to compose a photograph
  • Lighting Techniques
  • Video basics

Ensure that you register on the ULethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this workshop. For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to rob.horlacher@uleth.ca. We look forward to seeing you there!


Craft n Chill Paper Crafting header image

Time: Thursday, Nov. 18 | 3 - 6pm

Location: Across from the Library service desk

Come and join us for our Project Sandbox Craft n' Chill paper crafting event. During this event, you will be able to hang out with other members from the University community and create a project out of paper! If paper crafting isn't your thing, fear not, you can work on any other (easily cleanable) project you would like to bring. If you would rather just chat, that is okay too. Ensure you register on the uLethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this event. We look forward to seeing you there! For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to sara.hossain@uleth.ca.


Self-paced Workshops

Video editing with OpenShot header image

This asynchronous workshop walks participants through the process of creating a video with OpenShot. Participants will learn how to:

  • Import media files into OpenShot
  • Use video editing tools
  • Add effects to video projects
  • Use keyframes to create simple animations
  • Add and create title sequences
  • Export videos

Participants can complete this workshop by accessing the Project Sandbox Moodle course. Once in the course, participants will be directed to watch several videos and complete a series of activities within the OpenShot program. After ALL activities have been completed, participants will submit a YouTube link to their completed video in the assignment submission area associated with this workshop. Participants who do not complete all the activities will receive an e-mail detailing the activities they have not completed. Submissions that have all completed elements, will show as being complete on the My Experience Transcript two to three weeks after being submitted. This delay is in place to allow time for the submission to be adequately reviewed.


So you want to create a blog: How to use and customize WordPress header image

This asynchronous workshop walks participants through the process of creating and managing their own WordPress website. Participants will learn how to:

  • Customize the look and feel of their website
  • Add blog posts
  • Add new webpages
  • Add functionality to their site
  • Use basic HTML and CSS

Participants can complete this workshop by accessing the Project Sandbox Moodle course. Once in the course, participants will be directed to watch a video and complete a series of activities within the WordPress platform. After ALL activities have been completed, participants will submit a link to their completed website in the assignment submission area on the Moodle page. Participants who do not complete all of the activites will receive an e-mail detailing the activities they have not completed. Submissions that have all completed elements, will show as being complete on the Student Experience Transcript two to three weeks after being submitted. This delay is in place to allow time for the submission to be adequately reviewed.