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Panorama: Overview

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Panorama assists instructors in building a more inclusive learning environment, and improve the student experience by helping them take clear control of course content with usability, accessibility and quality in mind. Panorama provides instructors with detailed information about the accessibility of their course materials, and steps that can be taken to improve the accessibility of course content.

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Why use Panorama?

Panorama allows instructors to quickly and easily assess their content for accessibility, and take the necessary steps to remediate any inaccessible materials. Panorama also provides students and instructors with alternative formats of their content (e.g. braille, tagged PDF, and enhanced vision). Creating accessible content provides for a more universal, equitable learning experience for all learners.

Use Cases for Panorama

A non-exhaustive list outlining what instructors can use Panorama to facilitate include:

  • Viewing a file's accessibility score
  • Using the accessibility report to diagnose and remediate issues with course content
  • Download course content in alternative, accessible formats

How do I use Panorama in my course?

For additional assistance in using Panorama in Canvas, please check the Panorama: Points of Contact by School resource.

For more help, please contact [email protected].

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