Blackboard Ally Indicators

For instructors Ally provides a small coloured icon next to any uploaded content giving an indication of how accessible it is.

Students do NOT see this indicator icon.

screen image showing how the Ally tool displays to instructors against content uploaded to Blackboard
Screen image of the Blackboard Ally meter icon representing the different levels of accessibility.

Selecting the indicator icon provides feedback followed by step-by-step instructions on how the uploaded resource can be improved to make them more accessible.

Screenimage of the feedback and step-by-step instructions given by Ally.

This option is also available on the text editor when creating an item in a Blackboard module. See Accessibility in the Text Editor using Ally.

The Ally Indicator for the standard text editor, highlighted to the top right of the editor when creating content.