• 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...
    tr_jbates
    last modified by tr_jbates
  • Keyboard short-cuts within module pages

    I'm trying to understand how effective keyboard shortcuts are in canvas, both for those using screen-readers and for those using shortcuts because of a physical impairment. I'm baffled by the lack of access to shortcu...
    victoria drew
    last modified by victoria drew
  • Are Rubrics Accessible?

    I want to know how accessible are the Canvas rubrics? Do they work with keyboard navigation or screen readers? Both when they are being viewed in the assignment view or through the gradebook?
    Delayna Breckon
    last modified by Delayna Breckon
  • Tagging Foreign Languages in Canvas for Accessibility

    Hi all,   I'm working on a project right now to help move some old language placement exams into Canvas and was tasked with coming up with some accessibility best practices and guidelines for our faculty wh...
    Laura Hamrick
    last modified by Laura Hamrick
  • UDOIT Development Outside of Canvas

    I was wondering if there has been any development of UCF's UDOIT tool for other platforms outside of Canvas such as Blackboard, Moodle, et al.
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Accessibility Feature Requests

    I have always appreciated that Canvas takes accessibility seriously, as evidenced in their Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, community efforts and frequent mentions of accessibility in their release notes...
    Christopher Phillips
    last modified by Christopher Phillips
  • Navigating using Cursor Keys

    My university now insists that Canvas pages must be navigatable using cursor keys on the keyboard. How can this be implemented?   Currently I can only navigate using my mouse, but, apparently this does not conf...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
  • 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
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  • Is anyone using Blackboard Ally with Canvas?

    Just wondering whether anyone out there is using Blackboard Ally with Canvas? Just looking to gain a little insight into how it's going for you if you have it.   Thanks, Nick
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • UDOIT error after installed

    Hello, I have setup UDOIT and added  app to the course on our Canvas test site.It seem to be working but  when it reset the installation monthly which wiped out UDOIT. I did not know about it when told by o...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • UDOIT Information

    What is UDOIT? The Universal Design Online content Inspection Tool, or UDOIT (pronounced, “You Do It”) enables faculty to identify accessibility issues in their Canvas course content. It will scan a course...
    tr_jbates
    last modified by Casey Sato
  • Accessibility API

    Has anyone created a Canvas api to check for captioned videos or alt text images?
  • API call for accessibility in a course

    Has anyone developed an API call that would provide some accessibility information about a course?  Such as captioned videos, accessible documents (Word, PDF), images (alt text), etc?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
  • Accessibility within Canvas

    Ensuring an accessible and pleasant experience to all users, regardless of disability, is a key focus of Canvas. The Canvas platform was built using the most modern HTML and CSS technologies, and is committed to W3C's...
    jivedocs@instructure.com
    last modified by Erin Hallmark
  • 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...
  • New Quizzes: Hiding Inaccessible Question Types

    Is there an option to hide questions that are not accessible e.g. Hot Spot question type, from use by instructors at the course or system level? We would like to avoid instructors building a quiz that has an inaccessi...
  • Are tables accessible in Canvas?

    I was recently told by an instructional designer on campus that tables are not "accessible" in Canvas, meaning that screenreaders cannot parse and read them.   My understanding from reading Canvas documents (see...
    Stephanie Johnson
    last modified by Stephanie Johnson
  • Provide a method to determine which courses are using New Quizzes

    For the current (old?) quizzes the API makes it easy to identify courses that contain quizzes. However, with New Quizzes there is currently no way to use the Canvas API to determine which courses are us...