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Content Accessibility

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  • The OAS is fully committed to ensuring all digital content is accessible. Sometimes you may have to edit inaccessible documents to make them accessible. In most cases, it is easier to have accessibility in mind when creating a document. The information at the links below can help inform how to increase the accessibility of your course material.  
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Content Accessibility Video
Watch a video on why accessibility matters and how to use Blackboard Ally.

Accessibility Toolkit Resources (follow up to video)
Links to resources demonstrated in the content accessibility video.

Blackboard Ally Introduction
A quick intro on how the built-in Ally tool helps make digital course content more accessible.

ALLY LMS Instructor Guide
A step by step process of how to maximize Ally's features.

20 Tips for Teaching an Accessible Online Course
Basic guidelines to develop for online courses provided by Dr. Sheryl Burgstahler, founder of DO-IT.

WebAIM: Introduction to Web Accessibility
An overview description of web accessibility basics.

WebAIM: Techniques to create documents with accessibility in mind:

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT) Faculty Room Resources
A variety of brochures, books and more training materials on accessibility.

Top 5 Accessibility Resources from AEM
Accessible Educational Materials that help support all learners.

Accessible Design for Classrooms
Learn how technology is revolutionizing content accessibility in and out of the classroom. 

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