Learning & Development

2021 Apr 13

User Experience (UX) Foundations (IT) (IT Academy 2-Day Course)

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

This hands-on, Specialized Discipline course meets on April 13 & 14 and 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. 

Light refreshments such as coffee, bottled water, fruit and granola bars, are included. 

If you’d like space to work before or after your IT Academy Class you can go to public areas and access Harvard WiFi: Lamont Library (Harvard Yard), Widener Library (Harvard Yard), Cabot Library...

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2021 Feb 03

User Experience (UX) Foundations (IT) (IT Academy 2-Day Course)

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

This hands-on, Specialized Discipline course meets on Feb. 3 & 4 and 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. 

Light refreshments such as coffee, bottled water, fruit and granola bars, are included. 

If you’d like space to work before or after your IT Academy Class you can go to public areas and access Harvard WiFi: Lamont Library (Harvard Yard), Widener Library (Harvard Yard), Cabot Library (Science...

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2021 Jan 27

ABCD OpenScholar

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Online

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 member of ABCD OR log-in to using your ABCD credentials
  3. Once you get access to the ABCD Database page, select "yes" next to the abcd-openscholar option.
  4. Click Submit

Web Accessibility for Developers

January 13, 2021
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 on Jan. 20 will be held virtually via Zoom in two sessions: 10 am - 12 pm, and 2 pm - 4 pm. Learn more. Read more about Web Accessibility for Developers
2021 Feb 23

Digital Accessibility Foundations (IT Academy 2-day course)

9:00am

Location: 

Online

This training will be held virtually via Zoom on February 23 and 24 from 9 am - 11 am, and 1 pm - 3 pm each day. This course is part of the IT Academy, but is open to all and recommended for anyone and everyone at Harvard.  

This course provides an overview of digital accessibility and includes a number of activities for which your laptop will be required. This course will cover: 

  • Introduction to accessibility – gain understanding about the meaning, history, and importance of digital...
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2021 Feb 22

Digital Accessibility for Content Creators

2:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Online

This training will introduce learners to digital accessibility, demonstrate its importance, and provide guidance about Harvard’s Digital Accessibility Policy. We will discuss best practices for creating accessible web content, and also for updating existing content to make it accessible to all users. 

The audience for this training is anyone who develops, edits, or publishes content for a website at Harvard, even if it's not your main job responsibility. There will be some...

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2021 Feb 18

Introduction to Digital Accessibility and Harvard's Policies

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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 Feb 10

Testing for Digital Accessibility

2:00pm to 4:30pm

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.

This course will cover:  

  • Digital Accessibility Overview - understanding Web Content Accessibility...
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2021 Jan 27

Creating Accessible Documents

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online

This course provides an overview of the concepts and concrete steps to create accessible documents. Designing with accessibility in mind improves ease of use and access to your content for everyone. To ensure a hands-on learning experience in this course, there are a number of activities for which your laptop will be required.

Software requirements: Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Recommended software: Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.

This course will provide:

  • Understanding of core concepts and benefits of accessible design
  • How to...
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2021 Jan 20

Web Accessibility for Developers

10:00am

Location: 

Online

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. 

Please email ...

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2021 Jan 20

Digital Accessibility Foundations (IT Academy 2-day course)

9:00am

Location: 

Online

This training will be held virtually via Zoom on January 20 and 21 from 9 am - 11 am, and 1 pm - 3 pm each day. This course is part of the IT Academy, but is open to all and recommended for anyone and everyone at Harvard.  

This course provides an overview of digital accessibility and includes a number of activities for which your laptop will be required. This course will cover: 

  • Introduction to accessibility – gain understanding about the meaning, history, and importance of digital accessibility,...
Read more about Digital Accessibility Foundations (IT Academy 2-day course)
2021 Jan 15

Introduction to Digital Accessibility and Harvard's Policies

10:00am to 11:30am

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...

Read more about Introduction to Digital Accessibility and Harvard's Policies
2021 Jan 14

Digital Accessibility for Content Creators

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This training will introduce learners to digital accessibility, demonstrate its importance, and provide guidance about Harvard’s Digital Accessibility Policy. We will discuss best practices for creating accessible web content, and also for updating existing content to make it accessible to all users. 

The audience for this training is anyone who develops, edits, or publishes content for a website at Harvard, even if it's not your main job responsibility. There will be some...

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