Graduate And Professional

Technology and Social Justice Series: The Digital Divide / Equality for Education

The Digital Divide / Equality for education
Please join us this Fall for a 4-part conversation series featuring technologists, policy-makers, artists, educators, and other experts of their fields. Each monthly discussion invites new voices and practitioners to reflect upon modern advocacy and the potential to utilize technology to make a difference.

Graduate & Professional Student Queer Welcome BYOBrunch

New and returning graduate and professional students, their partners and families are invited to celebrate the beginning of a new academic year with a special Queer Bring Your Own Brunch hosted by the Office of LGBTQ Resources, the first of many Queer BYOBrunches scheduled for this semester!

This virtual BYOBrunch will feature a social shuffle, to help you meet other new and current graduate and professional students from across campus!

Captioning Your Media at Yale: Options and Basics

Have media you need to caption, but unsure what your responsibilities are or captioning under Yale’s Accessibility Policy, where to begin, or what options are available? This two-hour training via Zoom covers paid options for captioning your media through our Preferred Captioning Vendors 3Play Media and, as well as free options, like YouTube. Attendees will leave understanding their obligations under Yale’s policy, the differences between the major captioning file types, and how to create, edit, and sync captions to their media for both Canvas courses and websites.

Accessible Word Documents, PowerPoints, and PDFs: Basics

This beginner’s document accessibility workshop is designed to train staff in the basic methods used for making Word documents, PowerPoint Presentations, and PDFs digitally accessible, for inclusion on university websites or for university-related business, including teaching, student services, and other administrative support. It is appropriate for anyone interested in learning how to make documents used in everyday university business more accessible and will cover the fundamentals of document creation and remediation.

Good Society Forum: God and the Good Society: Spirituality in a Time of Pandemic

The global pandemic has forced us to not only examine what makes a good society, but what makes a good life. The pandemic has made us conscious - as if we needed any reminders - of the incredible gaps between privilege and poverty, wealth and marginalization. Social justice, or the lack thereof, has been a major factor in the way people have experienced this time. Faith leaders, religious institutions and activists moved by their spirituality have been at the forefront of confronting these inequalities and deep social fissures.

VIRTUAL: WWN Parenting Check-In

Join the July Parenting Check-in sessions on July 15 and July 29 at 1:30 via Zoom. The check-in will serve as an opportunity for Yale community parents to check-in, share tips and tricks and concerns about our new normal of being parent(s), continued work responsibilities, and now the additional responsibility of homeschooling and managing the nuances of having babies and toddlers at home instead of daycare. The conversation will be a safe space for us to positively communicate and learn and grow from each other.

Developers Lunch-and-Learn: Accessibility

*** The event has been rescheduled for August 18 - please see new calendar entry to register for the revised date ***
The topic for this session is “How to Make your Single Page App (SPA) Accessible.” Learn tips and tricks for making your single page application accessible. This talk will include a general overview of SPA accessibility, but will mostly cover React accessibility.
Zoom link available through Yale’s Training Management System (TMS).

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