• How does an ASL interpreter access lessons and interpret them for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students?

    Is there a step by step guide/tutorial to help interpreters learn how to access and interpret teachers' lessons and post with Canvas? Last year our school used Zoom and GoogleMeets, but we are new to Canvas.
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
    last modified by Doug Holton
  • 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
  • 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 Cody Titmus
  • Design tips for SLD/Cognitive/Autism

    What design and usage tips do people have for working with intermediate students with learning disabilities, cognitive impairments, and autism spectrum disorders?
    Christopher Blinn
    last modified by Christopher Blinn
  • UDOIT failed to scan this course.

    How can we resolve this issue receiving " UDOIT failed to scan this course." We took the extreme step of replacing the entire server OS and all to try to resolve this with a fresh install and this error repeats. ...
    Scott Leturno
    created by Scott Leturno
  • UDOIT 2.6.3 - PHP 7.3 Compatibility!

    This release fixes a number of issues, both new and old.  A huge thanks to Erik Scull for figuring out so many of these.  If you've been having any trouble with tables, please test out this version and let m...
    tr_jbates
    last modified by tr_jbates
  • Does Blackboard Ally Conflict with UDOIT?

    We are considering installing UCF's UDOIT on our Canvas site.  Has anyone already done this with Blackboard Ally already installed on the site?  Does it create conflicts between the two systems?  We ask...
  • 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
  • UDOIT 2.6.4

    I'm back with another bugfix release!  If you are able, it would be most helpful if you could update your QA or Testing instance of UDOIT to this version; the last few bugfix releases were made possible by i...
    tr_jbates
    last modified by tr_jbates
  • Canvas and low or no vision students blind

    How can I best use Canvas to reach students with low or no vision? My face to face classes have students with low or no vision. I wish for my low/no vision population to not miss out on online learning through this LM...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • UDOIT 2.6.0 "Eatonville"

    This is a critical update for any institutions that run UDOIT on a separate domain from their instance of Canvas, such as the LTI server being "lti.myuniversity.edu" and Canvas being "myuniversity.instructure.com"....
    tr_jbates
    last modified by tr_jbates
  • Does anyone use a live closed captioning service?

    Hoping to see if anyone uses a live closed captioning software or company that provides closed captions to live lectures for accessibility. This would not be an every class type of thing. With everything being online ...
    Rebekah Morales
    last modified by Rebekah Morales
  • Canvas, LaTeX and MathJAX

    We are servicing complaints from a number of departments about the inaccessibility of any LaTeX equations entered into the Canvas HTML page editor (and similar). The LaTeX is rendered as an inaccessible image. These d...
    Adam Marshall
    last modified by Adam Marshall
  • Bb Ally with Canvas--permissions and known issues

    Hi everyone,   I've had Ally installed in my instance of Canvas for about one year but only recently enabled it for all courses. Last week I noticed that it had been mysteriously disabled. Which lead me to the ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
    last modified by Sonya Madsen Woods
  • Keyboard Navigation & Microsoft Teams

    Most of the functions in Microsoft Teams have a slightly different Keyboard Navigation method than most functionality within Canvas. Microsoft Teams will primarily use the Tab key to move between a group of objects, a...
    Dan Sasaki
    last modified by Dan Sasaki
  • Canvas from Home

    With things changing and students transitioning to online classes from home, we want to ensure that they have the resources to learn and access content in Canvas.  The following offers alternative technologies us...
    Dan Sasaki
    last modified by Dan Sasaki
  • Speech Therapy

    Hi,  Any speech therapists using Canvas? If so, how well does it work for remote learning?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Canvas and Humanware braille readers

    Does anybody have any experience with Canvas and braille readers?  In particular, getting Humanware braille readers to work on Canvas pages?  Thanks so much in advance!
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders