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Congratulations Repair Your Content material Day 2022 Winners


On Might nineteenth, we joined forces with the worldwide Blackboard Ally neighborhood to have a good time the eleventh annual World Accessibility Consciousness Day (GAAD), targeted on encouraging considering, studying, and discussions round digital accessibility and inclusion. Worldwide, an estimated one billion individuals expertise some form of bodily, visible, listening to, or cognitive incapacity. Collaborating in GAAD is one approach to increase consciousness and assist be sure that all learners can profit from a extra inclusive atmosphere.  Accessible course content material additionally improves the general instructional expertise for all learners. 

To assist the mission and spirit of the day, Anthology hosted the third annual Repair Your Content material Day (FYCD), a 24-hour international competitors that helps to create extra accessible and inclusive digital studying content material. “Many establishments acknowledge the necessity and advantages of making extra inclusive studying environments, however many stay unsure the place to start out in proactively addressing accessibility boundaries,” mentioned Rosario Bruzón, Product Advertising Supervisor at Anthology. “Blackboard Ally is right here to assist and the Repair Your Content material Day competitors was an incredible alternative for a lot of establishments to start out their journey alongside this path!” 

This 12 months, 182 faculties and universities spanning 13 international locations, and 34 U.S. states participated within the problem. Collectively, these members remodeled 110,000 fixes in the course of the competitors, a brand new document. 

A Large “Thank You” To You All

We’d prefer to thank all members and acknowledge the worldwide and regional Repair Your Content material Day 2022 winners: 

World Winners

First Place: Coastal Pines Technical Faculty

Second Place: Ogeechee Technical Faculty

Third Place: College of Arkansas Neighborhood Faculty at Batesville

Regional Winners

North America: Wiregrass Georgia Technical Faculty.

Europe: Cranfield College

Asia Pacific: Charles Darwin College

First Time Participant Winner

Japanese Kentucky College

Particular Recognition

We additionally wish to acknowledge the California State College system for his or her contribution and laborious work fostering equitable and inclusive studying environments. Final April, and through their inaugural CSU Shifting the Needle Problem, 14 taking part campuses contributed to a grand complete of 52,115 fixes by way of Blackboard Ally, together with greater than 27,000 fixes by Chico State College. Congratulations CSU! 

Following the Path to Accessibility and Inclusion

Accessibility and inclusion are a journey and never a vacation spot. We wish to congratulate all FYCD winners for his or her dedication towards making certain accessibility is prime of thoughts by continually evolving their studying environments to fulfill the distinctive wants of all learners and serving to  them attain their full tutorial potential,” mentioned Steven Ostler, Senior Product Advertising Director at Anthology. 

We invite you to maintain transferring towards creating equitable and accessible studying experiences for all of your learners. Allow us to assist you on this path! 

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