Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Tableau Public I: Introduction

Tableau is a fast rising and award-winning data visualization tool in Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platforms.  It helps people see and understand data.


Friday, January 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to R

This course will cover the foundational elements of coding in R including understanding the interface and syntax of R as well as basic techniques for storing and manipulating data sets in R.


Friday, January 25, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Collaboration Space, B43A

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.


Monday, January 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

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:


Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Introduction to IBM SPSS Statistics

SPSS is a widely used program for statistical analysis in social science. SPSS allows you to perform highly complex data analysis with simple instructions. In this workshop we will take a step-by-step approach to the software through hands-on activities.


Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Create a Web Site Using CampusPress

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


Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A

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 30, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Virtual Machines: Theory and Use Cases

This workshop will introduce participants to 1) the theory behind virtualization, 2) the various cloud services available to Rice researchers and instructors, and 3) Rice’s new private cloud, ORION.


Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
DMC Multi Purpose Room (basement of Fondren)

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.


Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A

Create a Web Site Using CampusPress

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


Friday, February 1, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A