• Reading Accessibility Tool

    Does anyone know of a tool that can be added in Canvas that is similar to the reading accessibility tool "Read & Write" that is a Google Chrome add-on?  We have a handful of students who use this tool for sup...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • ALLY

    Is anyone here familiar with Ally, the accessibility checker? The Open Education Initiative (OEI) in California is rolling this out soon and I would love to hear some reviews. Mark
    mworden@coastline.edu
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  • hearing impaired students

    What help does Canvas provide for hearing impaired students? Is there transcription software?  Cheers 
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Local First Deaf Nursing Student

    Here is a recent article that I came across about the University of North Florida's first deaf Nursing Student. Thought that some of you out there would be interested.   UNF's First Deaf Nursing Student
    Eric Whitmer
    created by Eric Whitmer
  • Entering alt-text once on image upload

    I use several images repeatedly in my modules. Each time I use an image, I need to replace the default alt-text of the file name with a meaningful name. Over and over, I am re-typing the same alt-text for a given imag...
    Erin Thomas
    last modified by Erin Thomas
  • Accommodation compatibility questions

    Are there text to speech software  compatible within canvas for the students that needed it. Also, the same question goes for a screen enlarger.
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Google LTI accessibility

    I've been looking at the google LTI integration, focused on accessibility. Has anyone else looked at this? One of the initial things I've noticed is that the Google-specific keyboard command to bring up the keyboard s...
    Laura Fathauer
    last modified by Laura Fathauer
  • Changing the default white background everywhere

    The use of colors to enhance the reading of people with dyslexia is discussed in the scientific literature. Pairing white background with black fonts might not be the best combination when it comes...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Accessibility is a broad topic! Would someone summarize this for us?

    What is a bullet point list of categories and or examples of Accessibility? I have been in the rabbit warren of Canvas Guides, not to mention Google search, all day researching this topic. Yikes!
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • What text to speech tools do you use within Canvas?

    What text to speech tools, have you used? How do you embed/integrate to have available for Students with disabilities?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Digital Accessibility with SCORM

    What options exist to force the DOM to recognize a page refresh when a third party SCORM file is opened in a separate window (Lectora). Currently the screen reader does not recognize a change of state due to the invis...
  • JAWS guide to Canvas

    Does anyone have a guide to Canvas using JAWS. I have asked Canvas help and they have said it is up to JAWS to provide it - but JAWS clearly doesn't provide guides for every piece of software available and Cnavas is a...
    Ros Walker
    last modified by Ros Walker
  • Is there a way to create a quiz on Canvas with audio so that our struggling and ELL readers can listen to the questions and answer choices?

    Is there a way to create a quiz on Canvas with audio so that our struggling and ELL readers can listen to the questions and answer choices? #audiooption
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Conference Tool for Audio Impaired students?

    Hello Canvas Team,   I would like to know if there any Conference Tool integrated with Canvas for students with disabilities. In this case for Audio Impaired students.   I would appreciate your help and ex...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • YouTube Series on How & Why You Should Caption Your Videos

    Here are some YouTube videos that were published a couple of weeks ago as of this post on how and why you should caption your videos in YouTube.   1. How to get 80% more views 2. How to Caption 3. Don't Do Thi...
    Eric Whitmer
    last modified by Eric Whitmer
  • Accessibility advice for students

    Have any of you written any accessibility advice for students on their use of Canvas? I have some ideas, but it would be great to see some more examples. Thank you   Ros 
    Ros Walker
    last modified by Ros Walker
  • Quizzes.Next

    Hi all- Just wondering if anyone is familiar with Quizzes.Next that will be rolled out by Canvas soon?  I was shown a demo today and the types of quiz questions that are available are impressive, but I'm concerne...
    Carrie Million
    last modified by Carrie Million
  • Drag & Drop Accessibility

    Hi all, I'm helping to make a canvas course accessible. Currently, we have this drag & drop design (image pasted below) that works great for sighted users, but it does not work for keyboard-only users who depend ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Creating Departmental Documentation on Accessibility with Ally

    Hello Everyone,    I am currently working on a departmental accessibility reports with the help of ally I am just curious if any other institutions have begun to tackle this or how they are presenting infor...
    KARI JOHNSON
    created by KARI JOHNSON
  • Alt Text Behavior

    We have noticed that a significant number of the images across our courses do not have alt text. Part of this is a lack of awareness and training on our end, but we have also been looking at whether there might be any...
    Christopher Phillips
    last modified by Christopher Phillips