Learning & Development

2022 Mar 30

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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2022 Mar 24

Creating Accessible Slide Decks

10:00am to 12:00pm

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 Mar 02

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...

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2022 Feb 23

Creating Accessible Documents

1:00pm to 3:00pm

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 Feb 23

Overview of Harvard University Finances

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

The Office of Financial Strategy and Planning is excited to announce Open Enrollment for the Overview of Harvard University Finances Course. The goal of this class is to provide Harvard community members with a clearer picture of how Harvard's finances work.

The class is framed by three parts:

  1. Organizational context
  2. Financial context
  3. Higher education industry context

To find out more information about the course and/or to enroll, please visit the ...

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2022 Feb 17

We Dance: An Exploration of Movement, Foodways, and Environments

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Online

Free Film Screening and Conversation

Thaddeus Davis, Codirector Wideman Davis Dance; Associate Professor, Departments of Theatre and Dance and of African American Studies, University of South Carolina

Tanya Wideman-Davis, Codirector Wideman Davis Dance; Associate Professor, Departments of Theatre and Dance and of African American Studies, University of South Carolina 

In conversation with Sarah Clunis...

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2022 Mar 02

Presidential Administrative Innovation Fund (PAIF) Information Session

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

The President’s Administrative Innovation Fund (PAIF) was created to catalyze administrative innovation and collaboration across Harvard by investing in staff-generated, creative solutions that support our faculty, students, and staff colleagues. Since 2016, the PAIF has invested $600,000 in 48 projects involving over 200 administrative innovators across the University.

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2022 Feb 24

Culture Lab Virtual Open House

12:00pm

Location: 

Online

The Culture Lab Innovation Fund (CLIF) awards grants for ideas that advance a culture of belonging on campus. Learn about the opportunity, application process, tips on a successful grant, and meet interested applicants. Live captioning is provided. Recording will be posted on edib.harvard.edu.

Send your requests for accommodations and questions to dib_culturelab@harvard.edu.

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2022 Feb 11

Art Study Center Seminar at Home: George Abrams on Rembrandt

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

From quick sketches of figures and faces to Dutch landscapes to biblical scenes, Rembrandt animated his renderings of a now-lost world. George Abrams, a distinguished collector of Dutch drawings, will share insights and observations about his favorite works by Rembrandt in his own collection and those at the Harvard Art Museums. He will also introduce prominent followers and students of the great Dutch artist, whose identities are coming to light thanks to ongoing research.

Led by:
George Abrams, Harvard College ’54, Harvard Law ’57, collector

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