Learning & Development

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:

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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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2021 Jun 22

Digital Accessibility Foundations (IT Academy 2-day course)

9:00am

Location: 

Online

This training will be held virtually via Zoom on June 22 and 23 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, and...
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2021 Jun 23

ABCD-OpenScholar

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Online

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 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
  5. ...
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