Overview of Ally for Faculty

Ally automatically scans your original content and performs a series of steps to make them more accessible. 

  • Generate alternative formats for students to download
  • Provide accessibility scores
  • Give instructor feedback on how to improve your accessibility score

Learn more by clicking a link below!

Blackboard Ally Alternative Format Download

Alternative Formats

Students can access course materials in the format that meets their learning needs

Alternative Formats

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Accessibility Scores

Find out how accessible your content is with scores that are visible only to you

Accessibility Scores

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Improve Content Accessibility

Explore accessibility issues through contextual feedback to improve the accessibility of your content

Improve Content Accessibility

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Communication Toolkit

Resources to help your students understand how and why to use alternative formats 

Communication Toolkit


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Get Help

Technical Support and Student Help

Division of IT Service Desk

815-753-8100
servicedesk@niu.edu

Teaching Support and Faculty Help

Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning

815-753-0595
citl@niu.edu

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