Ally. How to create an audio file from Word, PDF

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Using the Ally tool in Canvas, enables students and instructors to create alternative formats, including audio, of any Word, PDF files. This guide focusses on Instructors. It shown how to create and audio file from a Word Docx and embed it into a Canvas page. For additional Ally vendor support, click Blackboard Ally See the all quick guide below for … Read More

Canvas. Minimum Computer Requirements

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What are the basic computer specifications for Canvas? Screen Size.Canvas is best viewed at a minimum resolution of 800×600. If you want to view Canvas on a device with a smaller screen, we recommend using the Canvas mobile app. Operating Systems Windows 7 and newer Mac OSX 10.6 and newer Linux – chromeOS Mobile Operating System Native App Support As … Read More

Glossary Tool for Canvas

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The Glossary Tool helps students understand the terminology used within your course. Key terms. within your content will feature dots beneath them and a definition will appear via a tooltip on hover. Embedding the glossary tool to assist students in understanding the ‘language of your discipline’ such as specific theory or terminology. The Glossary tool is an initiative from the … Read More

Echo Lecture Capture Booking

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What is ECHO360 Lecture capture. Echo360 creates quality recordings of your lectures and tutorials. Echo360 Lecture Capture automatically captures the on-screen presentation with the live voice-over and publishes this to your Echo360 Administration Centre and automatically to your Canvas course (Pre-booking required). Echo360 Personal Capture gives academics and teaching staff the freedom to capture on-screen presentations, record voice-over and optionally … Read More

Ally

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Alternative accessible formats . Your school is full of diverse students with unique learning abilities. Providing them with more accessible original content means they can choose formats that work best for them: HTML for improved reading on mobile phones, Electronic Braille for the visually impaired, and Audio for learning on the go. Ally automatically scans your original content, and performs … Read More