6 posts tagged

accessibility

  

A Commitment to Accessibility: Blackboard Ally

October 3, 2018 by | Technology

  We’re excited to announce a new tool coming soon to Blackboard called Ally. Ally provides you guidance on how to correct accessibility issues with your digital course content, which means your learning materials will work better on mobile phones and tablets as well as with assistive technologies. Your students will also be able to

Improving Accessibility Learn it, do it

April 14, 2018 by | Technology

Several months ago, a hot news item was the Department of Justice’s finding that UC-Berkeley housed several public educational videos that weren’t accessible to people with sight and hearing issues. As a result, UC-Berkeley took down the access to these videos. This put higher education institutions into a panic, and the conversation continues in many

Blackboard End of Semester Checklist

December 18, 2017 by | Technology

Download your Grade Center. Print or Save Discussion Board posts. Download Turnitin Assignments. Perform a course review. What worked well and what did not work? What technical difficulties did you have? What content or tools do you need to modify/add/remove? What tools or features do you want to learn more about? Perform an accessibility review.