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National Research Results: How Colleges Nationwide Are Handling Captioning

In this webinar, Dr. Katie Linder, the head researcher on the project, will present for the first time on the findings of an institutional survey about closed captioning in higher education. Katie will take a close look at the results from over 50 colleges and universities nationwide, focusing on the challenges of and solutions for captioning.

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National Research Results: How Colleges Nationwide Are Handling Captioning

Earlier this year, the Oregon State University Ecampus Research Unit conducted two nationwide research projects on closed captioning in higher education. One of the projects focused on how colleges and universities are handling captioning at the institutional level.

In this webinar, Dr. Katie Linder, the head researcher on the project, will present for the first time on the findings of the institutional survey. Katie will take a close look at the results from over 50 colleges and universities nationwide, focusing on the challenges of and solutions for captioning.

This presentation will cover:

  • Whether institutions are prioritizing captioning
  • How institutions are budgeting for closed captioning
  • Whether captioning efforts are being centralized
  • The people and departments involved in captioning decisions
  • Whether colleges & universities are meeting legal requirements for captioning
  • How much captioning is currently being done
  • A comparison of captioning practices for face-to-face, online, and institutional purposes
  • Awareness of captioning across campus

Presenters

Dr. Katie Linder
Research Director | Oregon State University Ecampus

Lily Bond (Moderator)
Director of Marketing | 3Play Media

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