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Enhancing Inclusivity: A Canvas Ally Presentation

February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm MST

Click here to join the Zoom Session on 2/6/2024 at 1pm

Join us for a comprehensive exploration of accessibility in the Boise State University Learning Management System (LMS) with our Canvas Ally Presentation. Tailored specifically for faculty and staff, this 45-minute Zoom session will delve into the realm of accessibility and how the Canvas Ally tool can benefit your course content.

The presentation kicks off with an insightful discussion on the importance of accessibility in education. Uncover the profound impact it has on creating an inclusive learning environment, meeting diverse student needs, and fostering equal educational opportunities for all.

Dive into the mechanics of Canvas Ally with a step-by-step walkthrough on reviewing the Canvas Ally report. Uncover the valuable feedback provided by the tool, allowing you to identify and address accessibility issues within your course materials efficiently.

Patrick Lowenthal, a faculty member in the Department of Educational Technology,  will share his experience using Ally to improve accessibility in Canvas courses.

The presentation will conclude with a dedicated time for questions and discussions, allowing you to interact with our experts and fellow faculty members. Elevate your understanding of accessibility and harness the full potential of Canvas Ally to create an inclusive and empowering learning environment.

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