Learning & Development

  • 2022 Feb 15

    Testing for Digital Accessibility

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Learn how to conduct a complete assessment of your website’s accessibility using both automated and manual testing tools. The course will include a deep dive into Siteimprove, the Harvard-licensed accessibility testing platform, where we’ll demystify the many features and functionality that allow users to filter, sort, and remediate issues. We’ll also look at manual testing approaches, with interactive demonstrations of various methods and techniques.

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  • 2022 Feb 15

    Building Personal Resilience: Mental Agility

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This suite of workshops is designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools, and techniques that foster greater “bounce-back” ability. You will experience how a positive and agile mindset, and the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with greater self-awareness and a few...

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  • 2022 Feb 16

    Navigating Difficult Conversations

    Repeats every month on the 29 of March until Tue Mar 29 2022 .
    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online
    In this 2.5-hour virtual session, we will practice how to deliver a difficult message with poise, empathy and resolve. We will explore the nature of difficult conversations and what it takes to navigate them to generate solutions and tolerate the discomfort that comes with knowing difficult conversations are a part of how we learn and grow.
     
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  • 2022 Feb 17

    Site Building with Open Scholar

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Intended Audience: Those working independently or participating in building an OpenScholar website.

    In this interactive training we will work through a series of hands on activities showing you how to use the OpenScholar software to build a website (such as research projects, initiatives, or department sites).

    At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to use the administrative interface of OS to build a website on OpenScholar. No previous experience creating websites is needed.

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  • 2022 Feb 17

    Managing Engagement and Burnout (Managers Only)

    10:00am to 11:30am

    This 90-minute virtual workshop is one of three in a Managing in the COVID Era series. Managers may enroll in any one or the entire series. Managing Engagement and Burnout will explore practices for keeping oneself and one’s staff engaged and contributing to team priorities in a way that takes into account their unique circumstances and stressors that may be at play during this time.

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  • 2022 Feb 17

    Siteimprove NextGen Overview

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Siteimprove Accessibility, the Harvard-licensed tool to check accessibility, has changed to a new, improved version called NextGen. The new version has a similar user experience and still allows you to monitor your site’s accessibility, but includes new features that will make understanding and implementing accessibility fixes much more streamlined. This overview will show you what’s changed, what’s staying the same, and how to use the new NextGen features.

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  • 2022 Feb 17

    Harvard Art Museums Virtual Student Guide Tour

    8:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on several objects in our collections. This interactive tour will take place online via Zoom. The link to join will be updated here soon. The tours are free and open to all; no pre-registration required.

    Virtual Student Guide Tours take place every Thursday at 8pm (Eastern) on Zoom. Each tour is unique and offers a chance to explore the collections of the Harvard Art Museums through the eyes of a Harvard student. Drop in and join the conversation!

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