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  • Use Blackboard's Ally Tool to Provide Accessible Content

    Attend a product overview and demo on 9/30 from 2 - 3 p.m.
    Overview and Demo: Using Ally to Provide Accessible Content Wednesday, September 30 from 2:00 p.m.  - 3:00 p.m. Please attend an overview of Ally, Blackboard’s accessibility software...
    Posted: September 14, 2020 4:07 PM
  • Create a +1 strategy and support diverse learning styles

    Find, fix, or create accessible content for all learners
    Does your course offer students multiple ways to consume content, complete activities, and demonstrate learning? Accessible course content is good content, as the saying goes, but how can you...
    Posted: August 18, 2020 12:01 PM
  • End of Semester Sprint Offers Customized Consults to Faculty

    Three Sprints. One Day. Choose your time & topic.
    The end of semester is a busy time of year for everyone, especially faculty. Instructional Technology will host three 90-minute sprint sessions on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 for faculty to...
    Posted: November 11, 2019 2:46 PM
  • Sign Up for Free Accessibility Workshop in October

    Bring Your Own Course (BYOC) and Find, Fix, or Swap Content
    MarylandOnline and the Maryland Distance Learning Association are co-hosting this free day-long workshop devoted to making your course content accessible to all students.  Two Dates: Friday,...
    Posted: September 12, 2019 1:51 PM
  • Check your course materials for accessibility with Ally

    New course report available in Blackboard for FA2019
    Are your course materials accessible? Where would you go to check? Could you easily remediate your files for your current or future students? Meet Ally, an accessibility tool that automatically...
    Posted: August 13, 2019 1:36 PM
  • "Follow-the-Sun" Webinar Series for Global Accessibility Day

    Learn more about inclusive education & digital access
    Founded in 2012, Global Accessibility Awareness Day is dedicated to driving conversations and building awareness on the importance of accessibility. The seventh annual Global Accessibility...
    Posted: May 6, 2019 1:48 PM
  • Free Webinar on Accessibility of Course Materials

    Thursday, May 9, 2019 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET
    The National Center on Accessible Education at CAST, Inc. is sponsoring a free webinar on accessibility. Free Webinar: Accessibility of Course Materials & Your University Thursday, May...
    Posted: May 1, 2019 9:59 PM
  • Free Course on Web Accessibility beginning April 8, 2019

    Learn first-hand how to remove the barriers to web content
    Interested in web accessibility and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)? Here's a good opportunity to participate in a MOOC: Introduction...
    Posted: March 15, 2019 1:28 PM
  • Improve Accessibility of Blackboard Course Content with Ally

    Build inclusive environment for all student learning styles
    To support UMBC’s ongoing commitment to a more inclusive campus, DoIT is pleased to introduce a new tool called Ally into Ultra courses to help improve the accessibility of course content in...
    Posted: March 13, 2019 11:35 AM
  • Learn the Basics of Inclusive Design for Online Education

    Check out this Free Coursera MOOC!
    Free Coursera MOOC - Learn the Basics of Developing an Inclusive & Accessible Course This 5 week course provides instruction and strategies to support you in developing a course that is...
    Posted: March 11, 2019 10:32 AM