Blackboard Ally Alternative Formats

Blackboard has a new feature which will help your students get the most from their course resources, and help you make your Blackboard space inclusive for all.

Blackboard Ally automatically converts course resources into a variety of formats, from HTML and e-book for reading on mobile devices, to Electronic Braille for the visually impaired, and audio for learning on the go.

Files uploaded to Blackboard are automatically given an Ally icon (looks like an ‘A’ with an arrow next to it) to the right of the file name, clicking on this opens the option to download the following different formats:

Screen image of the Blackboard Ally alternative formats options.