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The Ally Tour Podcast

8 EpisodesProduced by Blackboard AllyWebsite

We're on a worldwide search to see what inclusive education looks like in the digital age. So Blackboard Ally is going on Tour, visiting campuses around the globe to learn how they're tackling their toughest accessibility challenges and improving the learning experience for all students.

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Introducing the Ally Tour for 2019

February 5th, 2019


The 2019 Ally Tour Trailer is an overview of our plans to visit as many institutions around the globe as possible for 2019. It includes some of the …

Ep01: Atlantic Cape Community College – Rising up to the Challenge

February 27th, 2019


For the first stop on the Ally Tour, John Scott of the Ally Team visits Atlantic Cape Community College in New Jersey. Members of …

Ep02: Lesley University - Technology for Social Justice

March 27th, 2019


For the second stop on the Ally Tour, John Scott of the Ally Team visits Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The team shares its passion for Social Justice, and how accessibility and …

EP03: UC Berkeley - A history of free speech, diversity and accessibility

May 1st, 2019


The third stop on the Ally Tour brings us to UC Berkeley in California, where we’re fortunate to talk to accessibility champion and Paralympics Bronze medal winner Lucy Greco and Accessibility Team …

EP04: Gaston College – When serendipitous encounters lead to success

May 30th, 2019


The fourth stop on the Ally tour brings us to Gaston College in North Carolina, where we’re excited to meet with Kim Gelsinger and …

EP05: MUSC - Tackling unique challenges at a health care university

July 1st, 2019


As a University as well as a hospital, the Medical University of South Carolina doesn’t only look after its students but also its …

EP06: College of DuPage - Mapping the journey to success for the diverse needs of many

December 4th, 2019


In this episode, we visit the College of DuPage the second-largest community college in the United States. John Scott had the …

EP07: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville – An Evolution in Access through Empathy

January 28th, 2020


Our final installment from the 2019 Ally Tour comes from our visit to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville where we learned …

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