Learning & Development

2021 Jul 28

Harvard Recruiters Panel: Succeeding as an Internal Candidate

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

Are you interested in learning about what happens after you submit a job application through Harvard Careers? Do you wonder what Harvard recruiters can see in Harvard Careers?

During this panel discussion Harvard staff will hear directly from Harvard recruiters the answers to these questions and additional advice for how to be a successful internal candidate. The panel will address how:

  • the Harvard Careers...
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2021 Aug 02

Virtual Summer Science Week: Spineless Wonders: Session 2

Mon - Fri, Aug 2 to Aug 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

August 2–6, 2021 

Children entering grades 1–4

Grades 3–4 meet 11:00 am–12:00 pm

(9:30am session canceled)

Fees: $63 members/$70 nonmembers

Instructor: Javier Marin

Come explore—virtually—the amazing world of insects, spiders, and other invertebrates at the museum! During live Zoom sessions, see a tarantula up close, help find millipedes, and listen...

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2021 Jul 26

Virtual Summer Science Week: Earth Explorers: Session 2

Mon - Fri, Jul 26 to Jul 30, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Children entering grades 1–4

Grades 1–2 meet 9:30–10:30am

Grades 3–4 meet 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Fees: $72 members/$80 nonmembers (Includes a small packet of special materials mailed to your home).

Instructor: Arielle Moon

Dig into earth science with this virtual museum experience. Explore volcanoes, crystals, and fossils! During the live, small-group Zoom sessions, experiment with “lava,” solve a sandy mystery, and see...

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2021 Jul 19

Virtual Summer Science Week: All Together Now: Exploring Ecology

Mon - Fri, Jul 19 to Jul 23, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Children entering grades 3–6

Grades 3–4 meet 9:30–10:30 am

Grades 5–6 meet 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Fees: $63 members/$70 nonmembers

Instructor: Javier Marin

Join us as we explore the relationships between living things and the places they live, virtually! During these live, small-group Zoom sessions, learn about how animals, plants and their environments are connected. Get up close and personal with a Madagascan...

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2021 Jul 12

Virtual Summer Science Week: Earth Explorers: Session 1

Mon - Fri, Jul 12 to Jul 16, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Children entering grades 1–4

Grades 1–2 meet 9:30–10:30am

Grades 3–4 meet 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Fees: $72 members/$80 nonmembers (Includes a small packet of special materials mailed to your home).

Instructor: Arielle Moon

Dig into earth science with this virtual museum experience. Explore volcanoes, crystals, and fossils! During the live, small-group Zoom sessions, experiment with “lava,” solve a sandy mystery, and see...

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2021 Jul 13

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 Jul 09

DAS Office Hours

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Got accessibility questions? Not sure where to start? We're here to help!

The Digital Accessibility Services (DAS) team is available to answer your accessibility questions and provide guidance and support to the Harvard community. We host open office hours in a Zoom meeting room on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month from 10am - 12pm.

Stop by with your questions, meet our team, or just say hello!

Log in with HarvardKey to view Zoom info:

https...

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2021 Jul 08

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 Jun 25

DAS Office Hours

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Got accessibility questions? Not sure where to start? We're here to help!

The Digital Accessibility Services (DAS) team is available to answer your accessibility questions and provide guidance and support to the Harvard community. We host open office hours in a Zoom meeting room on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month from 10am - 12pm.

Stop by with your questions, meet our team, or just say hello!

Log in with HarvardKey to view Zoom info:

https...

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2021 Jun 24

Writing for the Web (IT Academy)

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

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

Please contact the IT Academy...

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2021 Jun 24

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.

Sign up is required. This training will be held remotely....

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2021 Jun 24

Introduction to Digital Accessibility and Harvard's Policies

3:00pm to 4:30pm

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 Jun 24

Introduction to Digital Accessibility and Harvard's Policies

3:00pm to 4:30pm

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...

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