Learning & Development

Local Creators Network (LCN) Self-Paced Online Course Development Workshop

April 27, 2022

Four-session workshop from CWD Learning Architecture covers self-paced online course development using Storyline 360. Topics include applying adult learning theories to asynchronous course design; planning and organizing content; features and techniques used to build a course in Storyline 360; accessibility; and best practices for publishing to HTP. Four consecutive Wednesdays starting May 18. ...

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Navigating Change, May 4

April 20, 2022
This 90-minute virtual workshop 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. Participants will leave with direction towards what they can achieve to feel more comfortable navigating change.  ... Read more about Navigating Change, May 4
2022 Apr 14

Site Building with OpenScholar

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

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.

Intended Audience: Those working independently or participating in building an OpenScholar...

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2022 Mar 30

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.

Please contact the IT Academy (it-academy@harvard.edu) with any questions.

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2022 Jun 15

Testing for Digital Accessibility

9:30am to 12:30pm

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...
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2022 Apr 28

Creating Accessible PDFs

2:00pm to 4:00pm

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 Apr 13

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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