Learning & Development

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. 

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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,...
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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...

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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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2021 Jun 01

Universal Manager Training (University-Wide, Managers Only)

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This course meets on June 1, 8, and 15, 2021.

This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard.  Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse.  In an effort to maximize managers’ participation in the program, content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online modules and virtual, live sessions), with a focus on relatable case scenarios

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2021 Apr 27

Universal Manager Training (University-Wide, Managers Only)

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This course meets on April 27, May 4 and 11, 2021.

This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard.  Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse.  In an effort to maximize managers’ participation in the program, content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online modules and virtual, live sessions), with a focus on relatable case scenarios

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2021 Mar 31

Universal Manager Training (University-Wide, Managers Only)

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This course meets on March 31, April 7 and 14, 2021.

This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard.  Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse.  In an effort to maximize managers’ participation in the program, content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online modules and virtual, live sessions), with a focus on relatable case scenarios

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2021 Feb 23

Universal Manager Training (University-Wide, Managers Only)

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This course meets on February 23, March 2 and 9, 2021.

This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard.  Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse.  In an effort to maximize managers’ participation in the program, content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online modules and virtual, live sessions), with a focus on relatable case scenarios

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2021 Jan 06

Universal Manager Training (University-Wide, Managers Only)

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This course meets on January 6, 13, and 20, 2021.

This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard.  Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse.  In an effort to maximize managers’ participation in the program, content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online modules and virtual, live sessions), with a focus on relatable case scenarios

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2021 Jan 20

Building Personal Resilience: Mental Agility

Repeats every month on the 1 of April until Thu Apr 01 2021 .
10:00am to 12:00pm

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This suite of workshops is designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools, and techniques that foster greater “bounce-back” ability. You will experience how a positive and agile mindset, and the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with greater self-awareness and a few...

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2021 Feb 23

Building Personal Resilience: Optimism

Repeats every month on the 29 of April until Thu Apr 29 2021 .
1:00pm to 3:00pm

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

Building Personal Resilience is a suite of workshops designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools and techniques that foster greater “bounce-back” ability. You will experience how a positive and agile mindset, combined the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with...

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2021 May 20

Building Personal Resilience: Connection

Repeats every month on the 20 of May until Thu May 20 2021 .
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

This suite of workshops is designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools, and techniques that foster greater “bounce-back” ability. You will experience how a positive and agile mindset, and the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with greater self-awareness and a few...

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