Below is some information on accessibility policies for some of our main course tools.
Blackboard: The Blackboard learning management system conforms with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Priority AA (Deque Systems, December 2012), has gold level certification for non-
visual access (The National Federation of the Blind) and conforms with the accessibility standards under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. '794 d), as amended by the Workforce Investment Act of
1998 (P.L. 105 - 220), August 7, 1998. For more information, please see Blackboard's own page on
accessibility issues at http://www.blackboard.com/accessibility.aspx.
Blackboard ensures the accessibility of navigation and access to the tools built into the LMS. Content that
is added to a Blackboard course site is not automatically accessible unless prior steps have been taken to
ensure that it is. For more information on the accessibility of course content, faculty are encouraged to