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Blackboard Ally

Blackboard A11y is an exciting new accessibility product that is integrated right into Blackboard. Blackboard A11y assists faculty with making digital course resources more accessible. It also helps instructors approach accessibility in a way that is beneficial to all students.

Benefits of using Blackboard A11y:

  • Automatically checks course materials against WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards
  • Provides students with accessible alternative formats such as audio and electronic braille
  • Delivers guidance to instructors to improve accessibility of their course content

In this training we will uncover A11y's many capabilities such as its ability to automatically provide alternative formats for digital course content and how it scores digital course content according to WCAG standards.

Friday, August 23 at 2:00pm to 2:30pm

More dates through September 27, 2019

IT Training Room (Fishbowl), ACAD 700E

Event Type

Information Sessions

Target Audience

Staff, Faculty

Website

https://www.uhd.edu/computing/service...

Department
IT Training
Contact Email

ttlctraining@uhd.edu

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