Learning & Development

2021 Aug 19

Flexwork Overview for Employees

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

Harvard’s flexwork guidelines have gone through several iterations to keep them current with the needs of the University and its employees. Now, as we enter a new phase of resuming some familiar practices and experimenting with new ones, Harvard will use flexwork as a dynamic tool both to discover and invent the workplace of the future. The guidelines elaborate on a long-standing practice of flexwork at Harvard, and name emerging questions that will only be resolved over time.

These sessions are designed to provide a high-level overview of the new policy and updated guidelines...

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2021 Aug 10

Flexwork Overview for Employees

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

Harvard’s flexwork guidelines have gone through several iterations to keep them current with the needs of the University and its employees. Now, as we enter a new phase of resuming some familiar practices and experimenting with new ones, Harvard will use flexwork as a dynamic tool both to discover and invent the workplace of the future. The guidelines elaborate on a long-standing practice of flexwork at Harvard, and name emerging questions that will only be resolved over time.

These sessions are designed to provide a high-level overview of the new policy and updated guidelines...

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2021 Aug 04

Flexwork Overview for Employees

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Online

Harvard’s flexwork guidelines have gone through several iterations to keep them current with the needs of the University and its employees. Now, as we enter a new phase of resuming some familiar practices and experimenting with new ones, Harvard will use flexwork as a dynamic tool both to discover and invent the workplace of the future. The guidelines elaborate on a long-standing practice of flexwork at Harvard, and name emerging questions that will only be resolved over time.

These sessions are designed to provide a high-level overview of the new policy and updated guidelines...

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2021 Aug 18

Walking Your Why - Virtual Workshop

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Messages about what is important and what makes us worthy are constantly bombarding us. And other’s actions and decisions affect us more that we realize. As a result, many of us are disengaged and dissatisfied with the choices we make and the work we do. Understanding the set of values that are truly our own and not imposed by others, is crucial to reverse this.

In this insightful session, you will go through very practical tools to:

- uncover what is important to you through your own experience

- gain insights in how these values have been driving your...

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2021 Aug 10

(UX) Foundations

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

This is an 8-hour course that takes place on Aug 10 & 11 and is divided into four sessions (9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. on both days).

This hands-on, Specialized Discipline course will provide you with a broader understanding of what UX is. You will learn the benefits of good UX, their methods and applicability, and the resources that are available to you.

Please email it-academy@harvard.edu with any questions.  

  • Audience: IT
  • Staff Pre-Requisites: None
  • Cost: none...
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2021 Aug 04

Introduction to Digital Accessibility and Harvard's Policies

2:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online

This training introduces and explores basic concepts of digital accessibility and relevant university policies including the Digital Accessibility Policy and the Accessible Technology Procurement and Development Policy.

No prerequisite experience with accessibility is required. Learn how you and your department can create more inclusive and welcoming...

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2021 Jul 28

ABCD Openscholar July

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Online

For the July meeting, we will be holding drop-in office hours over Zoom on Wednesday, July 28th, from 3:00-5:00 PM. Stop by at any point with your OpenScholar questions, or to say hello! We hope to see you there.

How To Join Our Group

Officially sign-up to be part of the ABCD-OpenScholar group. You will receive email reminders of upcoming meetings and any materials from past events.

To sign-up:

  1. Go to the ABCD Membership page
  2. Sign-up to be a...
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2021 Jul 28

Site Building with OpenScholar

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

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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Sketching Animals

July 21, 2021
Capture the diversity of animal forms using pencil and paper in this online workshop on July 29. Learn some techniques for quickly sketching animals, closely observe the details of fur and feather textures, and draw eyes in a way that brings animals to life. Learn more. Read more about Sketching Animals
2021 Dec 15

Botanicals in Colored Pencil

9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Explore the beauty and variety of plant forms using pencil and colored pencil. This online course will introduce botanical drawing techniques beginning with close observation, and follow with techniques for achieving greater accuracy, capturing depth, volume, texture, and color. We will look at examples, discuss techniques, and have plenty of time for drawing and individual feedback. All skill levels are welcome.

Members $30/Nonmembers $35.

Advance registration required....

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2021 Dec 08

Sketching and Mindfulness

9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Taught by professional artist and mindfulness practitioner, Erica Beade, this two-hour online workshop will explore how sketching can be a practice for deepening mindful awareness of our surroundings, and how mindful awareness can enrich our sketching practice by helping to quiet inner voices. Using natural objects as our subject matter, we will find ways to focus our attention, learn to see more deeply, and record our observations more carefully. Groups will be limited to twelve, allowing ample time for individual feedback. All skill levels are welcome.

Members $30/...

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2021 Oct 23

The Art and Science of Frogs

10:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Online

Explore the rich diversity of frogs by observing and sketching 3D models printed from Harvard’s research collections. Artist and educator, Erica Beade, will introduce techniques for achieving accurate shapes and capturing volume in your drawings, while herpetologist and researcher, Dr. Mara Laslo, will explain how evolution has generated their amazing diversity. Groups will be limited to twelve, allowing ample time for questions and discussion.

Members $40/Nonmembers $45.

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