Learning & Development

2021 May 07

Understanding Unconscious Bias

Repeats every month on the 7 of May until Fri May 07 2021 . Also includes Fri May 28 2021.
10:30am to 12:30pm



We all have unconscious biases, which doesn’t make us moral or corrupt; it makes us human. In this 2-hour virtual workshop, you will learn how the brain is naturally inclined to make generalizations (some true, some false, some good, some bad) and why. When these generalizations result in stereotypes and biases, there is a danger that marginalized employees will suffer unfair treatment and judgment through no fault of their own. While we cannot completely rid ourselves of unconscious bias, we can learn what to do when the bias is our own or when we are the target of someone else’s...

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2021 Apr 26

Bark: Get to Know Your Trees




The traits typically used to describe trees—leaves, twigs, and buds—are often hard to see or seasonally absent. Join Michael for an exploration of bark, which is always visible, in any season. As you hone your perceptive abilities you will learn about a system for identifying tree species by their bark, and discover why such a variety of bark characteristics exist. Why do some species have smooth bark, while on others it is thick and broken? Why does bark peel?


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2021 Mar 25

Writing for the Web (IT Academy)

10:00am to 11:30am



Writing for websites and digital platforms is different from writing for print and other more traditional (offline) formats. The Writing for the Web 1.5 hour course, offered by Harvard Web Publishing, offers insights and best practices on online content consumption, content strategy, and how you can improve your website's usability by following simple proofreading, readability, and accessibility practices.

Audience: University-Wide
Pre-Requisites: None
Cost: None
Late Drop/Cancel Fee: None

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2021 Mar 23

Web Accessibility for Developers

10:00am to 12:00pm



Web Accessibility for Developers is a training based on 10 Essentials for Developers. Meant as a follow-up to "Digital Accessibility for Content Creators" or another introduction to accessibility, we survey some essentials for developers with code examples, demonstrations, and an emphasis on testing.

This training will be held virtually via Zoom in two sessions: 10 am - 12 pm, and 2 pm - 4 pm. 

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Navigating Change

March 3, 2021
This 90-minute virtual workshop on March 10 will focus on characteristics and perceptions of the different styles of change.  We’ll explore the emotional effect, fundamental core concerns, and the impact if they are met or overlooked. Learn more. Read more about Navigating Change