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Blackboard Accessibility Score (Ally)


Blackboard Ally is a feature designed to help improve the accessibility of your course, and is already active by default. Ally promotes awareness of digital course content accessibility and provides easy to follow instructions for remediation of "low-scoring content".


Four Icon indicators of accessibility score from red to green.

 


Activate an account


1. Blackboard will show you how accessible your course is, with an indicator icon.

2. Blackboard will try to fix it for you, or guide you through a step-by-step process.

3. Students will not see the indicators, but will have access to alternative accessible formats.

 

Tips on improving your score


Use Heading Styles when Creating PDF's

Use Descriptive Links

Use Tables for Data

Keep in Mind Color and Contrast

Set Reading Order on PowerPoint Slides

 

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