Tags accessibility

Butler U. app will guide visually-impaired students through campus

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

The "Guide Dawg" app will help visually impaired students get to and from class more easily and avoid hazards on campus.

Texas universities, agencies given digital accessibility resources

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

New resources provided by the state government are intended to ensure publicly-funded digital assets are easily accessible by everyone.

As tech giants focus on accessibility tools, the equation changes for education

by Patience Wait • 1 year ago

Costs and ease of use improve as Microsoft and other companies expand features and promote them.

Schools find a classroom translation tool has benefits for reaching parents, too

by Patience Wait • 1 year ago

A standard piece of Microsoft's education suite is being adapted for use in communicating with communities whose native language is not English.

Education Department to assist school IT professionals with digital accessibility

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

The Office for Civil Rights will help IT leaders from K-12, higher ed and libraries make their websites and online programs more accessible.

Instructure eases accessibility compliance for Canvas users with new tool

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

The Accessibility Checker identifies errors in online content created in Canvas and offers suggestions for correcting it.

EdTech Hero: Val Emrich promotes accessibility for students with disabilities in Maryland

by Emily Tate • 2 years ago

Under Emrich's leadership, "accessibility for all students" has become a major theme in statewide meetings, conferences and events.

Blackboard announces accessibility solution for major LMS platforms

by Cassandra Stephenson • 3 years ago

Blackboard Ally measures accessibility of course content and creates content alternatives for students.