For Instructional Materials

  • Descriptive & ALT Text
  • Blackboard Accessibility

Alternative or descriptive text is read aloud by screen readers, or it can caption an image to provide context or explanation. ALT text assists learners who have cognitive disabilities, not just those with blindness.

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You can easily post or create accessible text and images using Blackboard’s content editor and settings. Moving instructional content from attachments (PDF, Word, etc.) onto Blackboard pages also makes them easier to access.

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