Blackboard Ally (Faculty): Interpret Accessibility Score

This document describes how to interpret the accessibility score and act upon feedback provided by Blackboard Ally.

  1. Click on the accessibility score indicator located near your course file.



  2. Blackboard Ally's feedback panel will appear on the right side of the screen, where you will see the overall accessibility score and issues that need attention.

  3. Click the What this means button to see feedback on the accessibility score.



  4. Click the How to ... button for guidance on how to fix the issues. 



  5. If multiple issues are found by Blackboard Ally's scan, click the All issues button to see all improvement suggestions. 

  6. Then click the Fix button for guidance on correcting the issues.



  7. Edit your file according to the instructions provided on screen.

  8. For Word documents and other text files, upload the newly edited version into the Blackboard Ally feedback panel. You will see a Browse button at the bottom of the panel. Browse for your file or drag and drop it here. 


  9. After uploading the corrected file, you should see the accessibility score go up. 


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Owner:Emily K.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2018-05-08 14:26 CSTUpdated:2018-05-17 08:40 CST
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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