Even if you know how important it is and have the best intentions at heart, the idea of going through every single piece of content in your course to improve accessibility can be overwhelming to say the least. There’s simply so much to do and there’s so little time to do it. But here’s the[…]
While Ally was operational in for Summer of 2019, most students and faculty weren’t really aware of it and usage was low. As such, the Fall term was our first full term of use, and we were able to pull a lot of really interesting data from that experience. The good news? Our Ally usage[…]
Ally is bringing its IncluCity tour to College of DuPage next week and you can take part! There will be several fun and engaging learning opportunities over the two days the tour will be here, touching not only on Blackboard Ally but also on larger accessibility issues. You’ll find the full schedule below as well[…]
Have you started using Ally yet? One thing that might be helpful as a rookie Ally user is to see just how the tool has helped those at other institutions. One of the best ways to do that is to check out the Ally Community Stories on the Blackboard Ally website. Through this site, you’ll[…]
Ally is a new addition to the suite of tools available to you in Blackboard. Ally makes it easier to ensure that your course content is accessible and that your students can access file formats that best suit their needs and learning preferences.
Ally will be rolling out to all courses (read our article on what Ally is here) in Blackboard, starting in the summer of 2019. So what will that mean for you as the instructor? One of the changes that you’ll see will be the addition of alternative formats for the content in your course. If[…]