The Anthology Ally tool within myCourses automatically reviews course materials against accessibility standards and provides just-in-time training for instructors. Students also get access to automatically-generated alternative file formats for many course materials. Ally is a proactive approach to accessibility and is intended to complement existing services provided by the Disability Services Office (DSO) and the Department of Access Services (DAS).
Use Case and Benefits
Provides assessment regarding overall course accessibility in one easy to use dashboard
Ability to check content uploaded to myCourses against current accessibility standards
Provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on recommended content remediation
Provides students with the ability to download download alternative formats of course materials
Accessing the Technology
Browser-based tool accessed through myCourses. Review instructor and student information below on how to access the various features.
Learn More & Get Help
To start learning about Ally, review the following curated resources: