Find, Fix, and Create Accessible Content for All Learners
Date & Time
August 16, 2022, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Learn about Ally, a tool available in Blackboard Original and Ultra courses, that improves the accessibility of your course content. Attend this session to see Ally’s remediation capabilities and file conversion tools that generate alternative formats for you and your students.
This workshop will offer ideas for developing a strategy to improve your course usability and accessibility and how to get started with Blackboard Ally. Available in both Original and Ultra courses, Ally scans content in Blackboard and provides feedback and tools to identify and fix accessibility issues.
Leverage Ally's powerful alternative format options yourself, and let students know they can download content in multiple formats that give them choices in how they watch, read, or listen.
Upon completing this online session, participants should be able to:
Run the Ally Accessibility Reportfor your course (Original or Ultra) to identify accessibility issues
Use Ally's Instructor Feedback Panel to preview content and prioritize remediation
Follow Ally's step-by-step guidance to fix accessibility issues
Deploy Ally's alternative formats to support diverse learning preferences
Following the 45-minute presentation, join us for a closer look at how to use Ally and Q&A.
To RSVP for this event, please click “Going virtually” below and be sure to add the event to your calendar!
This webinar will take place in a Blackboard Collaborate virtual conference room. Enter the webinar up to 15 minutes before the start time. Use the "Join Online Event" link above to join the session.
Prior to the event
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At least 5 registrations are needed for this session to proceed as scheduled. The session will be recorded if two or more people attend and the link will be distributed to everyone who registered.