Ally: Instructor's Introduction to Ally

Overview of Ally for Instructors

Ally works seamlessly with your Learning Management System to gauge the accessibility of content within a course and provide alternative formats of that content to students.

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Students can access content in a way that suits their needs best, whether it is an html page (responsive for mobile), epub, and/or mp3 (audio) or, for more direct accessibility support, a tagged pdf and/or electronic braille format.
What is "essential for some is good for all." (Meyer, A., Rose, D. H., & Gordon, D. (2014). Universal Design for Learning: theory and practice. Wakefield, MA: Cast Professional Publishing)
Ally's integration with D2L allows faculty to quickly see the scores on individual content items within D2L content.
Blackboard Ally has a Course Accessibility Report available to faculty. The report is helpful to point out accessibility issues within documents that could be improved on from an accessibility perspective. Ally will give the explanation and steps on of how to fix the issue.