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Improve Accessibility in Canvas Ally is now available in your Canvas course

April 20, 2020 by | Canvas

What is Ally? Ally is a new Chapman service to help make course materials in Canvas more accessible. Ally provides faculty with feedback on the accessibility of course content in Canvas using a visual dial and provides suggested step-by-step instructions to improve the accessibility of the content.  Need help!  A little better  Almost there  Perfect! Ally also provides

Bb Ally Accessibility Panel: LouAnne Boyd

June 12, 2019 by | Technology

  LouAnne Boyd, PhD Fowler School of Engineering; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Research Area (or Specialization): Human-Computer Interaction; Assistive technology; Accessibility; Inclusion and diversity; Augmented and virtual reality; Ubiquitous computing Relevant course(s) name/number, approx. number of students, and short description Human Computer Interface Computer Supported Collaborative Work Software Requirements Teaching or learning problem/challenge that

Bb Ally Accessibility Panel: Patricia Brown

June 12, 2019 by | Technology

Patricia Brown, PhD Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; Physical Therapy   Research Area (or Specialization): Specialty interests include balance and fall risk reduction; vestibular rehabilitation; movement disorder, and stroke rehabilitation. Her current areas of research interest include reactive postural control and Parkinson’s disease rehabilitation. Relevant course(s) name/number, approx. number of students, and short

Bb Ally Accessibility Panel: Kelli Fuery

June 12, 2019 by | Technology

 Kelli Fuery, PhD Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts   Research Area (or Specialization): Contemporary Visual Culture; Film Theory; Psychosocial and Cultural Theory Relevant course(s) name/number, approx. number of students, and short description FS342/542 The Melodrama 25 students Students examine the history, developments and transformation within melodrama across national and global

Modern LMS Faculty Panel Follow up Blogs

June 12, 2019 by | Technology

On April 18th, Educational Technology Services hosted a Faculty Panel on “Modern” Learning Management Systems (LMS). As alternatives to our current Bb Learn LMS platform, the modern learning management systems were: Blackboard Ultra Brightspace Canvas As part of the LMS Review, each of the faculty panelist participated in the hands-on experience of teaching their courses using

Ally Rollout

June 12, 2019 by | Technology

Your class is full of diverse students with unique learning abilities. Providing them with more accessible original content means they can choose formats that work best for them: HTML for improved reading on mobile phones, Electronic Braille for the visually impaired, and Audio for learning on the go. Ally automatically scans your original content, and

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