• Did folks in this group know that the default link color in Canvas is out of WCAG AA compliance?

    Hi everyone-- I'm just curious how many people know that the default link color is out of WCAG AA compliance. It was a surprise to me.   There's currently a feature request to adjust that color, but it only has...
    Tom Gibbons
    last modified by Tom Gibbons
  • Color Contrast - default link blue

    Hello all -      I'd like to know if/when the default blue color for links in Canvas will be addressed? As it stands now, the contrast is only at 2.48:1.    Obviously the work around (changi...
    Nancy Keefer
    last modified by Nancy Keefer
  • Accessibility Resources

    Where is the link to Canvas Accessibility Resources?
  • Radio questions missing fieldset and legend

    Hi-   In testing yesterday, I noticed that radio groups/multiple choice questions are missing an association with the question; they are not using a fieldset and legend, nor are they using appropriate aria group...
    Laura Fathauer
    last modified by Laura Fathauer
  • Using Canvas with speech recognition software

    Does Canvas work with Dragon Naturally Speaking? or any speech recognition software? I know a couple of years ago it didn't and I am wondering what the current state is.
    Sonya Madsen Woods
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  • Speech to Text in Rich Content Editor in Windows OS. Make it richer!

    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • 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
  • UDOIT evaluation of all courses in a school?

    We deployed UDOIT about a month ago.  It would be nice to gauge our current level of accessibility so that we can monitor our progress going forward. Has anyone used statistics from UDOIT to estimate the level o...
    Heidi Burgiel
    created by Heidi Burgiel
  • 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
  • What are some accessible alternatives to Perusall?

    Hi all. I recently was asked to review Perusall. Based on my examination, Perusall does not seem to be accessible to persons using a keyboard or screen reader to navigate. Since there are faculty at my institution cur...
  • While creating assignments that include students visiting links or tabs within the assignment, is there a way to reflect a link or a tab has been visited?

    I have recently been made aware of how difficult it is for students using "assistive technology" determining whether or not they have already visited a specific link or tab.   Craig
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Accessible annotations in DocViewer

    Can anyone tell me (or show me) how DocViewer works with a screen reader when accessing annotations?
    Rob Gibson
    created by Rob Gibson
  • Text Color Contrast

    When I ran UDOIT, the report summary indicated the following: "Insufficient text color contrast with background" in some areas. I'm unclear about what I need to do exactly to resolve that accessibility issue.
  • 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
  • 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
    last modified by Christopher Phillips
  • 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
    created by Delayna Breckon
  • Accessibility of built in equation editor?

    In talking about accessibility and campus, several of our faculty have asked about the equation editor in the RCE. From what I can tell, it encodes using LaTeX, which is (I think?) readable by screen readers. In searc...
    last modified by MLentini
  • 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