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These are topics and tutorials we consider at a beginner or introductory level.

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Introduction to ALLY

Ally is a set of tools within Brightspace courses that helps instructors to make course content more accessible by delivering the following functionality: Automatically runs your course materials through an accessibility checker eliminating the need to use multiple checkers and tools. Provides feedback on the accessibility of your course content and guidance on how to …

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Backwards Design and Transparency 2: Modules and Assignments

Previously we discussed how to use backwards design to design an entire course. You can apply some backwards design principles when creating your modules as well. Brightspace’s HTML editor and Insert Stuff tool are great for creating modules that provide clarity to your students by keeping the rationale for your decisions easily accessible and in …

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