Accessibility at Blackboard
Blackboard is fully committed to delivering product experiences that conform to the highest levels of global accessibility standards. We know that a mature digital accessibility programme must establish a sustainable organisational culture around accessibility.
At Blackboard, we believe in providing a more inclusive experience for everyone. To make sure we achieve this goal, our products and processes are guided by the following core beliefs:
Accessibility is an Imperative—Not an Afterthought
As inclusive thinking spreads across the education landscape, we have a unique opportunity to positively impact the lives of people with disabilities. To do so we must deeply integrate accessibility into all aspects of our organisational culture.
Understand, Empathise & Act
Teachers and students’ fundamental goals remain the same, regardless of their physical or cognitive abilities. We must endeavour to fully understand the needs of people with disabilities. However, awareness is not enough. We must act.
Deliver the Promise
The edu-tech industry’s accessibility focus is rapidly increasing due to the tremendous promise technology offers to people with disabilities. We must focus on providing tools and services that deliver on this promise and inspire people of all abilities to learn.
Blackboard Ally (for LMS & Web)
Accessible content is better content. Blackboard Ally is designed to help you gain greater insight into the accessibility of your digital content.