Yuja Panorama


YuJa Panorama is a tool embedded into the Canvas Learning Management System and helps make online course content more accessible. Instructors can use it to gain insight into the accessibility of their course documents and to assist with making content more accessible for students. Students can use Panorama to access alternative formats for commonly uploaded files, and to make reading content in Canvas easier with the web accessibility tool. Canvas


Available for: Students, Faculty

Software Categories: Accessibility, For Students, For Faculty, Canvas Integrated

Operating System (Compatibility):

  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Mobile Devices

Purchase and Licensing Information (How do I get this software?):

OCCDLA Consortial License

No purchase is necessary. Panorama is enabled for all students and instructors using COCC Canvas.

All software in this catalog is subject to the campus Acceptable Use Policy.

Support and Training

For all users: Panorama Support Portal

Faculty Guides

Student Guides

Panorama is a tool that assists with making online course content more accessible. It is embedded into the Canvas Learning Management System. When you click the Panorama icon, you can download alternative formats of instructor content directly from your course. These alternative formats benefit everyone! 

Select the Download Alternative Formats icon wherever you see it to download the content in a different format:

The Accessibility Icon is highlighted for a document.

Choose the version of the content that best fits your needs. 

Alternative formats menu.

  • Source File: View the document in its original format, suitable for download viewing.
  • PDF: View the document in PDF format.
  • Text File: View the document in a pure text format without any formatting styles.
  • Immersive Reader: Allows for customizations to text preferences, grammar options, and reading preferences while following along with the audio playback. 
  • Gradient Reader: Enhances visual word recognition when reading by providing a guiding color gradient. 
  • EPUB: View the document in the ebook format.
  • Braille: View the document in a downloadable braille format (a braille reader is required).
  • Audio Podcast: Audio playback for documents, suitable for both online and download listening.
  • Enhanced HTML: HTML documents can be displayed in a dedicated tab to customize the document's appearance using the Website Accessibility tool.

Visit the Panorama website for more information on Accessing Alternative File Formats in Panorama and their Guide for Getting Started with Panorama for Students.

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