Alternative Formats

What are Ally’s alternative formats?

The Ally accessibility awareness tool allows students to access alternative formats of course content, including audio versions of text, accessible PDF versions of scanned chapters, and more. Screen the following video to learn more about Ally’s alternative formats and share the video with your students:

When participants in the course click on the Alternative Formats icon, they are presented with a list of the alternative formats that Ally has created for the course content:


alternative format options

After clicking on the Alternative Formats icon, participants in the Canvas course can now click on the available alternative formats option for course content.

*For an up-to-date list of files scanned by Ally, please see Ally’s Accessibility Checklist page for instructors.