Spotlighting Ally Accessibility Update

Update Button on Computer Glass Keyboard

As of January 4, 2022, we have enabled a new instructor feedback feature for Ally that is found in the Canvas rich content editor (also known as the WYSIWYG). With this update, instructors can now receive real-time feedback on accessibility issues while working in the rich content editor. 

New Ally Accessibility Update Features

  • Ally score indicator is visible on the course content editor.
  • Live scoring and flagging of accessibility issues as content is created and edited.
  • Automatic suggestions and batch remediation to quickly fix issues at scale.

Ally supports the following WYSIWYG content areas:

  • Announcements
  • Assignments
  • Discussion Topics
  • Quiz Descriptions
  • Canvas Syllabi
  • Pages

Learn more about the Ally WYSIWYG Accessibility feature.

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