• 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
  • 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
  • Now this is Cool!

    We tend to focus our accessibility efforts towards our blind users, because online learning tends to be very visual in nature, but we can never forget other disabilities.   Would love to find an American version...
    Kelley L. Meeusen
    last modified by Kelley L. Meeusen
  • Using <div> and <hr> tags to create prettier (and accessible) pages in Canvas

    The <div> tag can be quite useful in Canvas for chunking content. I thought I should share this sample page and instructions in case anyone here would like to try it.  Notice that my first <div> ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • UCF Quiz Extensions LTI now Open Source

    Hello Everyone,   I’m proud to announce that UCF’s Quiz Extensions LTI for Canvas is now open source under the MIT license. This tool provides an easy, central interface for applying extra time to a...
    CDL John R
    last modified by CDL John R
  • Read Speaker/Free Software for Voice Reader Tools

    Hello all!   I understand that someone have had previously posted about Read Speaker or some kind of apps or software that compatible with Canvas allow users to play the reader to read the content out loud from ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Students with learning needs

    How have schools adapted Canvas for students with specific learning needs? E.g. dyslexia Are there particular features that could be suitable for making the interface simpler for students to navigate who have learnin...
    Ken Black
    created by Ken Black
  • Enhancing the UDOIT Tool - Alt Text

    Alt Text I think the UDOIT tool is very helpful. I love that it flags alt text that is the image file name and gives you a U FIX IT button to easily add alt text. What I find frustrating is that the character limit i...
    Sonya Madsen Woods
    last modified by Sonya Madsen Woods
  • Mobile App Accessibility

    Hi all,   I hope that I am posting this in the correct place. I happen to have five students in my class this term that are blind or low vision, using either screen readers or high levels of screen magnification...
    Suzanne David
    last modified by Suzanne David
  • Independent use of Canvas

    These are questions from an Instructional Designer at an institution researching various LMS's to replace their proprietary system: Can blind students independently use the LMS used at your institution...
    Denise Dejonghe
    last modified by Denise Dejonghe
  • Canvas and Special Needs Population

    How are you using Canvas with your Special Needs population?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Accessibility Checker in the Rich Content Editor

    There is some exciting news today in the Canvas Beta Release Notes (2017-10-16), Canvas is introducing an accessibility checker in the Rich Text Editor that will be available for everyone.    The ann...
    Christopher Phillips
    last modified by Christopher Phillips
  • Inclusive Design for Accessibility

    Hi All, just uploading another resource that we have developed here at the University of Auckland and are provided with a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 license so you can remix to suit. We are two years ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Provide official support for Kurzweil screen readers

    Kurzweil screen readers are widely used, and it would greatly help to know that Canvas supports this product officially. This would help a great number of students, staff, and faculty to more easily access Canvas cour...
    Darrin Jones
    created by Darrin Jones
  • Accessibility Recommendations

    I was wondering if anyone had some strong suggestions for Accessibility plugins/LTI's for Canvas?
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • Accessibility on Canvas for students with disabilities

    We are in the process of our first hybrid course semester and there are many students with disabilities that are feeling very anxious. I'm wondering, fellow Accessibility Advisors or Disability Services Coordinators i...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Making Learning Accessible through Accommodations

    At our virtual school MAVA (Mass. Virtual Academy), we have been struggling with how to provide alternate and accommodated assignments in a clear and convenient way within Canvas. This affects our students who receive...
    James Hazlett
    last modified by James Hazlett
  • Please Vote for Decorative Images Option

    Up For Vote: Please vote for my accessibility suggestion: Alt Text Decorative Images Option in Rich Content Editor   Thank you in advance!