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  • Improve Course Accessibility with Blackboard Ally

    Find, Fix, and Create Accessible Content for All Learners!
    Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Creating accessible content and interactions to support diverse learning preferences are the guiding principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Improving the accessibility of course...
    Posted: July 23, 2020 3:27 PM
  • How to Reach Everyone and Teach Everyone - Blackboard Ally

    Powerful tool helps students engage with course materials
    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Have you met Ally? Come to this webinar and learn about Ally and what it can do to help you remediate course materials to improve accessibility for all. This orientation will showcase Ally’s...
    Posted: January 31, 2020 2:26 PM
  • Orientation to Ally: Are your course materials accessible?

    Build inclusive environments for all student learning styles
    Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    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...
    Posted: December 3, 2019 8:05 AM
  • Welcome to Ally: Are your course materials accessible?

    Build inclusive environments for all student learning styles
    Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Learn about Ally, a tool now available in Blackboard Original and Ultra, that improves the accessibility of your course content. Attend this session to see Ally’s remediation capabilities and...
    Posted: November 6, 2019 12:39 PM
  • Make your PowerPoints Accessible

    Be an Accessible Content Ally with your PowerPoints!
    Wednesday, November 13 - Canceled
    Are your PowerPoint presentations accessible to every student in your course? Instructors routinely upload PowerPoint presentations into their course, but this doesn't mean that every student has...
    Posted: September 3, 2019 12:23 PM
  • Make your PDFs Accessible

    Be an Accessible Content Ally with your PDFs!
    Thursday, November 7 - Canceled
    Are your PDFs accessible to every student in your course? Instructors routinely upload PDFs into their course, but this doesn't mean that every student has the same opportunity to access the...
    Posted: September 3, 2019 12:23 PM
  • Universal Design for Learning, Accessible Content & Bb Ally

    Best Practices, workflows, and use cases
    Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    One in four students take some of their courses online, and two-thirds do so at a public institution (Allen, Seaman, Pouline, & Straut, 2016). In early November, UMBC celebrates National...
    Posted: October 16, 2019 12:20 PM
  • Make your Word Docs Accessible

    Be an Accessible Content Ally with your Word Docs!
    Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Are your Microsoft Word documents accessible to every student in your course? Instructors routinely upload Word docs into their course, but this doesn't mean that every student has the same...
    Posted: September 3, 2019 12:23 PM
  • Make your PDFs Accessible

    Be an Accessible Content Ally with your PDFs!
    Friday, October 25 - Canceled
    Are your PDFs accessible to every student in your course? Instructors routinely upload PDFs into their course, but this doesn't mean that every student has the same opportunity to access the...
    Posted: September 3, 2019 12:22 PM
  • Orientation to Ally: Are your course materials accessible?

    Build inclusive environments for all student learning styles
    Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    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...
    Posted: August 8, 2019 11:39 AM