Orientation to Ally: Are your course materials accessible?
Build inclusive environments for all student learning styles
During the SP2019 semester, Ally was deployed to courses using Ultra. Ally is available in all courses regardless of course interface starting in SU2019.
Learn about Ally, a new tool to help improve the accessibility of course content in Blackboard. Attend this orientation and demonstration session to see Ally’s powerful file conversion tools for alternative formats. Review the accessibility of your own course materials using the Ally indicator.
Upon completion of the workshop, participants should be able to:
Review accessibility guidelines.
Create alternative, more accessible versions of course content.
Review key barriers that hinder the accessibility of content.
Apply changes to content based on recommendations from the Ally accessibility plan.
Understand and interpret results based on recommended remediation approaches.
Identify and utilize accessibility tools to create more accessible content.
Prior to the session
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The session will be recorded if two or more people attend and the link will be distributed to everyone who registered.