• Reflection on Blackboard Ally Implementation at Los Rios CCD

    Hi Everyone,   I'm usually not one to write too many blog posts, and I really debated the best place to put this.  As Ally is an accessibility tool it could have certainly gone in the accessibility group (a...
  • UDOIT 2.5.0 "Dana"

    This release is dedicated to the memory of Dana Danger Grey, a wonderful person and fierce proponent of accessibility.  Read more about Dana's life here.   The main focus for this release is adding the "fir...
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  • Comparison of Canvas Accessibility LTI Tools

    The following is a blog post version of a presentation I gave at Instructurcon 2017 titled, “Mission Possible: Accessible Course Materials." Video available below, additional resources available at the bottom. ...
    Christopher Phillips
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  • Adding Accessibility Tools to Canvas

    I've written some accessibility tools for Canvas using JS, they're plug and play so you shouldn't need any programming knowledge to incorporate them into your own instance.   See my original post in Canvas Admin...
    Tommy Beaton
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  • UDOIT 2.4.2

    Fixes the following bugs: There was a typo in the migrations script (thanks Tanner W Stokes!) that would prevent reports from very old versions of UDOIT from transferring to the database. Special characters in ...
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  • UDOIT Version 2.4.1

    In my haste to release 2.4.0 before the holiday break, I forgot to include the changes I made to the "No closed captions found on media comment" error.  You can view the 2.4.1 release notes to download this versi...
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  • UDOIT Version 2.4.0 "Christmas"

      We are working on some larger features for the 2.5.0 release, but we wanted to get these out to you before the start of the new year.  Many of these features and bug fixes are a direct result of the conve...
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  • UDOIT Version 2.3.5

    This is a very tiny update that fixes an issue with false positives and Vimeo videos.  Previously, UDOIT was only detecting Vimeo videos embedded in an iframe because the URL was of the form "https://vimeo.com/pl...
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  • How to Fix and Prevent Accessibility Issues in Your Canvas Course

    Here is a handout with tips for addressing accessibility issues in a Canvas course after the fact or before the fact.  Feel free to adapt it to your school, and please comment if you have suggestions/edits for im...
    Doug Holton
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  • Quick accessibility checklist

    This is a 1-page accessibility checklist that I designed for staff. I know it misses some things, but I have aimed to condense all the key points for staff to have a basic understanding of what their course needs to l...
    Ros Walker
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  • UDOIT User Guide

    Hi all. So, if you are/have attended InstructureCon 2018 and were able to attend the "Y'all Do It: Crowdsourcing Development of UDOIT" presentation, you already know about the UDOIT User Guide and about how you ...
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  • UDOIT Version 2.3.4 and InstructureCon 2018

    Wait?  What happened to 2.3.3?  Well, I released 2.3.3 and 2.3.4 on the same day, so I figured I'd cut down on the clutter and do one post.  This one contains a fix for a pretty majo...
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  • WebAIM's New Course for Creating Accessible Docs

    Enrollment for WebAIM's new course––Accessible Documents: Word, PowerPoint, & PDF––is now open. This online, video-based, independent-study course will be offered in Canvas Catalog...
    George Joeckel
    created by George Joeckel
  • The Accessibility Checker has been open sourced

    Hey Everyone!   One of Instructure’s core values is openness. We believe that great ideas can come from anywhere and that one of our greatest assets is you—the amazing Canvas community. It is from th...
    Jon Fenton
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  • UDOIT Version 2.3.2

    This release removes support for PHP 5.4 and 5.5, fixes some bugs, and adds some convenience features.   Highlighted ChangesSupported PHP versions:  5.6, 7.0, 7.1 Added a configurable maximum size for files ...
    tr_jbates
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  • Table Accessibility in Canvas

    The table feature in the rich content editor has been improved making it easier to add formatting to the table. The following guide details how to use the table feature in the rich content editor.    H...
    Susan Nugent
    created by Susan Nugent
  • Five Tips for Creating Accessible Word Documents

    Word is the favorite tool of choice for many instructors so in this this blog post I want to share some tips and tricks to make Microsoft Word content more accessible.    Tip 1: Use Styles! As you are w...
    Susan Nugent
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  • Course Evaluation Checklist

    When Shauna Vorkink - Content Services Director first approached me about collaborating on a Course Evaluation Checklist with Erin Keefe - Training Team Lead and Deonne Johnson - Consultant, I was beyon...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • UDOIT Version 2.3.1

    This release is mainly bug fixes for the migration scripts from 2.3.0.  Big thanks go to Santa Rosa Junior College for discovering and fixing most of these.   Existing Installations If you previously install...
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  • UDOIT Version 2.3.0 "Bithlo"

    Note: There is a known issue with the self-hosted version of this release.  If you are using Heroku, you can safely ignore this message.  View the UDOIT FAILED TO SCAN THIS COURSE thread for more inform...
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