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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 Apr 29

Ten Percent Happier

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

This multi-session course will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about mindfulness and build their own personal practices using a combination of live and app-based supports.

The course will meet on: 

Apr 29, 2021 10:00 AM
May 6, 2021 10:00 AM
May 13, 2021 10:00 AM
May 20, 2021 10:00 AM

The app is 10% Happier, a best-in-class program hosted by Dan Harris, a best-selling author, ABC news personality and self-described “fidgety skeptic,” alongside Joseph Goldstein, one of the most...

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2021 Mar 09

Ten Percent Happier

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

This multi-session course will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about mindfulness and build their own personal practices using a combination of live and app-based supports.

The course will meet on: 

Mar 9, 2021 12:00 PM
Mar 16, 2021 12:00 PM
Mar 23, 2021 12:00 PM
Mar 30, 2021 12:00 PM

The app is 10% Happier, a best-in-class program hosted by Dan Harris, a best-selling author, ABC news personality and self-described “fidgety skeptic,” alongside Joseph Goldstein, one of the most...

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2021 Jun 02

Mindfulness and Anxiety 2.0

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

Participants of Mindfulness and Anxiety are invited back for a deeper dive into the learnings, a mindful meditation, and to discuss your questions. This follow-up session is held within a month of the first session. Audience: All Benefits-Eligible Faculty and Staff; Prerequisite: Mindfulness and Anxiety.

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2021 May 05

Mindfulness and Anxiety

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

Occasional anxiety is a natural human experience, but for many people, anxiety can become a source of ongoing distress, capable of interfering with everyday life. Efforts to avoid anxiety may involve distraction or avoidance, but these efforts provide only temporary relief. Mindfulness, on the other hand, offers a pathway to meet the experience of anxiety, and in doing so, restore valued activity, rather than allowing ourselves to be dominated by fear and avoidance.

This free workshop will introduce the use of mindfulness as a way to understand and respond to the experience of...

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2021 May 11

Mindfulness & Emotional Intelligence 2.0

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

Participants of Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence are invited back for a deeper dive into the learnings, a mindful meditation, and to discuss your questions. This follow-up session is held within a month of the first session. Audience: All Benefits-Eligible Faculty and Staff; Prerequisite: Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence.

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2021 Apr 13

Mindfulness & Emotional Intelligence

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

Success at work and fulfillment in life may be enhanced when we naturally tap into our emotional intelligencethe ability to monitor one’s own feelings and those of others and to allow this knowledge to guide our speech and actions. Self-awareness, the ability to recognize and work with difficult emotions, and the cultivation of empathy for others are all skills critical for high performance in life’s various arenas. The good news is that we have the capacity to train the mind to engage in ways that are more patient, alert, and productive. 

This...

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2021 Apr 23

Mindfully Caring for Elders 2.0

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

Participants of Mindfully Caring for Elders are invited back for a deeper dive into the learnings, a mindful meditation, and to discuss your questions. This follow-up session is held within a month of the first session. Audience: All Benefits-Eligible Faculty and Staff; Prerequisite: Mindfully Caring for Elders.

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2021 Mar 26

Mindfully Caring for Elders

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

Our parents, older relatives, and other elders in our lives provide a rich source of wisdom, comfort, companionship, and connectedness with our history. But there are also times when the challenges of caring for an individual entering the later stages of life can seem anything but joyous. And if we are simultaneously caring for our own children—especially in exceptional circumstances, when resources are limited, routines are disrupted, and uncertainty abounds—then the strain may become difficult to manage.

Tara Healey teaches us mindfulness practice to respond to the...

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2021 Apr 06

Mindful Practices for Burnout Relief 2.0

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

Participants of Mindful Practices for Burnout Relief are invited back for a deeper dive into the learnings, a mindful meditation, and to discuss your questions. This follow-up session is held within a month of the first session. Audience: All Benefits-Eligible Faculty and Staff; Prerequisite: Mindful Practices for Burnout Relief

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2021 Mar 02

Mindful Practices for Burnout Relief

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

The literal definition of “burnout” is this: “The reduction of a fuel or substance to nothing, through use or combustion.” However, as every individual knows, burnout is not just a scientific phenomenon—it’s what happens when inner resources become depleted, and no spark is left to start them up again. It’s no surprise this should sometimes be the case when daily work life and family life collide in what feels like a persistent energy burn, and the path towards refilling one’s supply of resilience is not always clear.

In this training, we will explore how the essential...

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