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Instructor Resources 

Link to ALL Instructor Technology Resources


Blackboard Ally

  • Blackboard Ally works within Blackboard courses to provide accessible course content for students.  Accessible files include readable text for screen readers, pictures with captions, and easy-to-navigate content.


Getting Started

Bb Ally and Accessibility Zoom Presentation 10-20-2021 (TechSmith Link)

  • Link provides an overview of Blackboard Ally.

Bb Ally and Accessibility Presentation (YuJa Link)

  • Link provides an overview of Blackboard Ally.

Bb Ally Presentation Handout 10-20-2021 (PDF)

  • PDF provides an overview of Blackboard Ally.

Blackboard Ally Video (YouTube Link)

  • Link provides an overview of Blackboard Ally.

Ally Handout for Instructors (PDF)

  • PDF provides an overview including instructor feedback and tools.

Ally-Bb Learn Start Guide (PDF)

  • PDF provides an overview of Ally tools and features.

Instructor FAQs for Ally _ Blackboard Help (Link)

  • Link provides frequently asked questions on Ally’s tools and features.

Ally for Instructors (Link)

  • Link to Blackboard Learn Help on Ally.


Alternative Formats and Accessibility

Alternative Formats in Ally (Link)

  • Link to an overview on alternative formats available from Blackboard Learn Help.

Examples for using Alt-Text for Images ( Link)

  • Link provides an overview/instructions on how to format multimedia and other non-text content for web accessibility.

Accessibility in Blackboard (Link)

  • Link to an overview on Accessibility and compliance in online courses from Blackboard Learn Help.

Check Accessibility in Microsoft Word and Power Point (PDF)

  • PDF provides instructions on how to check MS Word and Power Point documents and files.

How To Save Documents and PowerPoints (PDF)

  • PDF provides instructions on how to save MS Word and Power Point documents and files.

Online Resources for Accessibility (PDF)

  • PDF provides links to online resources.


Universal Design and Checklists

Universal-Design-for-Learning-Accessibility-Notes (PDF)

  • PDF provides an overview of general accessibility related to Universal Design courtesy of the University of Alabama.

Ally Accessibility Checklist (PDF)

  • PDF provides a reference on making accessible course content materials.

Blackboard-Checklist-PDF (PDF)

  • PDF provides an overview of Blackboard Learn related to Universal Design courtesy of the University of Alabama.

PDFs and Accessbility (PDF)

  • PDF provides an overview on accessing PDF documents with Assistance Technology.

UA Checklists (Link)

  • Public Google Drive documents courtesy of the University of Alabama.


Ally for Students

Ally for Students (Link)

  • Link to YouTube provides an overview of Ally for students.

Ally Handout for Students (PDF)

  • PDF provides an overview of Ally for students.

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