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Canvas: New Analytics

Good afternoon and welcome on today’s blog post on Canvas New Analytics. What is New Analytics? This ‘New Analytics’ tool is installed in Canvas and is visible within all Canvas courses you work in. The data is refreshed daily. As a result, the reporting of data can be delayed by Read more…

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Canvas: Embedding Video

We’ve been looking at all things Canvas for a number of weeks now. This includes: Canvas – Getting Started Simple Navigation Complex Navigation Rolling Over Content Help & Training Student Canvas Orientation Course Feedback / Queries Canvas VLE: Accessibility Statement Page Accessibility Checker Blackboard Ally (accessibility report) Organising File Structures Read more…

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Canvas: Blackboard Ally

As we approach the end of our second week of the Canvas blog-a-thon, we have covered a fair few topics to get you set up and started in Canvas (and more still to follow): Canvas – Getting Started Simple Navigation Complex Navigation Rolling Over Content Help & Training Student Canvas Read more…

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Canvas: Page Accessibility Checker

Yesterday, we looked at Accessibility Statements and encourage you to also write a statement for your specific Canvas module. Today, we’d like to highlight that each editable page within Canvas has a page accessibility checker. How does the Canvas accessibility checker work? Whilst developing teaching materials for Canvas, do consider Read more…

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Read Me!

Last week and the week before, the Tech Review looked at Speechify and Natural Reader. We decided another option should be reviewed and this was the task we challenged Tony McGovern this week. He chose to review Read Me and here’s what Tony has to say. What is Read Me? Read more…

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Getting Access: Dyslexic Users

Following on from two blog posts: Disability Services (May 10th) and Assistive Technologies (May 17th) at Queen’s University and some posts on: Getting Access: Blind Users Getting Access: Deaf Users Getting Access: Colour Blind Users We want to continue with consideration of audience members with specific needs and content design. Read more…