Learning & Development

2022 Sep 22

Creating Accessible Documents

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online

This course provides an overview of the concepts and concrete steps to create accessible documents in Microsoft Word and Google Docs. It also introduces how to convert documents into accessible PDFs.

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 or Google Docs and ...

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2022 Sep 20

Introduction to Digital Accessibility & Harvard's Policies

1:00pm to 2:30pm

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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2022 Sep 14

Digital Accessibility for Content Creators

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

8 Story Street, Room 175

In-person training only

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...

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2022 Aug 17

Creating Accessible PDFs

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This course provides an overview of the concepts and concrete steps to create accessible PDFs in Adobe Acrobat Pro. 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: Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.

This course will provide...

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2022 Aug 10

Digital Accessibility Foundations (IT Academy 2-day course)

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

This training will be held virtually via Zoom on August 10 and 11 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...
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2022 Aug 04

Digital Accessibility for Content Creators

1:00pm to 3:30pm

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...

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2022 Jul 21

Creating Accessible Slide Decks

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

This course provides an overview of the concepts and concrete steps to create accessible documents in Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides. It also introduces how to convert accessible slideshows into accessible PDFs. 

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 PowerPoint or Google Slides and ...

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2022 Jul 13

Creating Accessible Documents

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This course provides an overview of the concepts and concrete steps to create accessible documents in Microsoft Word and Google Docs. It also introduces how to convert documents into accessible PDFs.

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 or Google Docs and ...

Read more about Creating Accessible Documents
2022 Jul 12

Introduction to Digital Accessibility & Harvard's Policies

1:00pm to 2:30pm

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...

Read more about Introduction to Digital Accessibility & Harvard's Policies
2022 Jun 29

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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2022 Jun 16

File Share Project: Managing Sharepoint

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

Want to take your SharePoint knowledge to the next level? Are you responsible for your group’s SharePoint Team Site? This course is intended for those who will act as Site Administrators for their SharePoint sites. We’ll review site creation, configuring site navigation, SharePoint Homepages and web parts, and creating and managing custom permissions. Learners should have a working knowledge of the basic of SharePoint. Prior completion of Using SharePoint course is recommended. 

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2022 Jun 30

File Share Project: Managing Sharepoint

1:00pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

Online

Want to take your SharePoint knowledge to the next level? Are you responsible for your group’s SharePoint Team Site? This course is intended for those who will act as Site Administrators for their SharePoint sites. We’ll review site creation, configuring site navigation, SharePoint Homepages and web parts, and creating and managing custom permissions. Learners should have a working knowledge of the basic of SharePoint. Prior completion of Using SharePoint course is recommended. 

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