Instructional Technology Workshops

Blackboard Ally

Level: Intermediate

Requirements: Have experience using Blackboard Learn 9 with a course or have attended the Getting Started with Blackboard Learn 9 workshop.

Blackboard Ally is integrated in Blackboard Learn 9 and assists faculty with making digital course resources more accessible. Blackboard Ally helps you approach accessibility in a way that is beneficial to all students. In this workshop we take an in-depth look at Ally's 3-step model for improving accessibility. We will uncover Ally's many capabilities such as its ability to automatically provide alternative formats for digital course content. We will explore what Ally is, how it works, how it scores digital course content within Blackboard and its positive impact on students.