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Boost Accessibility: Blackboard Ally Virtual Office Hours

Schedule Your Personal Ally Course Consultation



Date & Time

October 27, 2023, 12:00 pm2:00 pm


Learn about Ally, a tool available in Blackboard Original and Ultra courses, that improves the accessibility of your course content. Schedule a personal consultation to see Ally’s remediation capabilities and file conversion tools that generate alternative formats for you and your students. 

This scheduled 20-minute Webex consultation will offer instructors ideas for developing a strategy to improve your course usability and accessibility and how to get started with Blackboard Ally.

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 the consultation, participants should be able to:

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Registration for this event is now closed. Please submit an RT request if you would like to schedule a Blackboard Ally consultation for your course(s). Thank you.

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