Downloading course material: What is Alternative Format?

What is Alternative Format?

Students are able to access and download a range of alternative and accessible formats for files uploaded to the Blackboard sites that they are enrolled on.

Please note: Alternative formats are for personal use only. Users must not copy, post or share the alternative format with others.

Alternative formats icon appears like this: 

Alternative format icon is highlighted

Your course materials on Blackboard can consist of many different file types. Wherever you see the Alternative Format icon next to a file name, you can choose to download that file in a version that is best for your needs. You can choose from a variety of formats including HTML and e-book for reading on mobile devices and versions that improve the experience of using assistive technologies.

Alternative format download options

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