Workshops

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WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS

WE’LL BE BACK FALL QUARTER

New tab: Under the workshops tab you can now click for materials handed out by the workshop instructors. 

If you have skills you’d like to share by teaching a future workshop contact Andy at: media.center@as.ucsb.edu.

All workshops meet 3 to 4 p.m. in the AS Annex, Building 434, Room 141H next to the Storke Tower bike circle. Students, staff, and faculty welcome. Spread the word and bring friends.

THESE WERE OUR SPRING QUARTER WORKSHOPS

Get your News Noticed: How to Write a Press Release with Lisa Osborn, April 17. A press (or news) release is a brief written story about your business, group or upcoming event that’s sent to targeted media. Find out how to write a news/press release that will catch the attention of journalists, and help you get news coverage. It’s easier than you might think!
 
Video Editing in Adobe Premier Pro with Jalia Carlton-Carew, April 24. Get up and running editing in Premier Pro.
 
Vacation Photography with Andy Doerr, May 1. Summer will be here soon. Tips and tricks for getting great shots and developing them in Adobe Lightroom.
 
Photoshop Poster Design with Chelsea Lyon, May 8. Put yourself into a movie poster using Adobe Photoshop while learning basic design concepts and how to use layers, edit text, and more. Though not required, participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop if they have Photoshop installed.
 
WordPress Fundamentals with JudyAnn Dutcher, May 15. Are you in charge of updating your group’s website? Come learn WordPress tips and tricks for making your site great. Topics covered: text wrangling, image and pdf management, and university standards. Workshop will include discussion of digital image sources and copyright considerations.

Portrait Photography with Evan Quash, May 29. Details TBA. 

INTRODUCTION TO LYNDA.COM with Andy Doerr, Ongoing, by appointment.
Want to learn more about creating media, business organization, and more? Lynda.com provides high quality online courses covering everything from video and sound production to running a meeting as effectively as possible. It’s available for free to all UCSB student employees, faculty, and staff. Contact: media.center@as.ucsb.edu or 805.893.5422.

We also highly recommend College of Letters & Science IT (LSIT) software workshops. For details, click here.