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FCC Fields Your Toughest Questions about Closed Captioning Rules

by Emily Griffin in Events

Recently the FCC clarified its rules regarding the responsibility of video programmers and distributors to ensure quality closed captioning. We brought in the Deputy Chief of the Disability Rights Office at the FCC, Eliot Greenwald, to present an overview of the FCC…

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Updated June 3, 2019

How Do You Handle a Web Accessibility Complaint from the Office for Civil Rights?

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

What happens if your college or university is accused of disability discrimination by the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights? Ask the University of Montana. They’ve been there. Janet Sedgley, Manager of Accessible Technology Services at University of Montana, tells…

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Updated June 3, 2019

10 Tips for Achieving Video Accessibility

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

How do you go about making a video accessible to people with disabilities? And how do you tackle the even bigger challenge of making your organization’s whole video library accessible? To answer these questions, 3Play Media teamed up with Web Accessibility Expert…

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Updated May 31, 2022

The Future of Video Captioning According to Google

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Google’s video platform, YouTube, is on the frontier of video accessibility and closed captioning innovation. It’s in a unique position: captioning a very broad range of content — much of which they don’t own. For free. What motivates Google to innovate in…

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Updated June 3, 2019

5 Questions for Universities That Resolved Legal Web Accessibility Complaints

by Emily Griffin in Events

No university wants to get into legal trouble, especially when it involves disability discrimination. That’s an unfortunate reality for institutions of higher ed that receive legal complaints about the accessibility of online course materials, such as the lawsuit Harvard and MIT currently…

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Updated June 3, 2019

How Accessible Lecture Capture Technology Works

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

In the webinar How to Implement Accessible Lecture Capture, 3Play Media hosted two presenters, one from the college’s perspective and one from the software provider’s perspective. Christopher Soran, Interim eLearning Director at Tacoma Community College, presented his college’s closed captioning solution for…

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Updated June 3, 2019

How to Make Universal Design for Learning a Reality at Your University

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

The Coordinator of Learning Technologies at Northeastern Illinois University, Thomas Tobin, presented at the 3Play webinar Strategies for Getting Administrative and Faculty Buy-In for UDL. He got attendees to confess their secret thoughts and feelings when confronted with accessibility requests. And more…

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Updated June 3, 2019

Free Website Accessibility Tools for Testing

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

You don’t have to be an expert web designer to make your site accessible to users with disabilities. There are many free website accessibility tools and resources to guide you through an inclusive web design process. Accessibility consultant David Berman presented some…

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Updated June 11, 2020

10 Tips for Creating Accessible Course Content

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Professors and instructional designers need to make sure all their students enjoy equal access to course materials, including students with disabilities. To help educators tackle that challenge, web accessibility expert Janet Sylvia presented a webinar on 10 tips to creating accessible course…

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Updated May 31, 2022
14 Questions for an Ed Tech Web Accessibility Expert

14 Questions for an Ed Tech Web Accessibility Expert

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Web accessibility expert Janet Sylvia returned for another 3Play Media webinar this year titled 10 Tips for Creating Accessible Online Course Content. After her presentation, Janet answered questions from the audience. Watch the video recording below or read on for a condensed…

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Updated May 31, 2022

The 4 Biggest Questions about ADA Closed Captioning Lawsuits

by Emily Griffin in Video Accessibility

Arlene B. Mayerson, who led the legal team for the landmark National Association for the Deaf v. Netflix case, joined 3Play Media for an exclusive presentation about the case and its repercussions for all online video producers and distributors. She expertly addresses…

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Updated June 3, 2019

YouTube SEO Q&A with Tim Schmoyer

by Emily Griffin in Events

Tim Schmoyer, certified YouTube expert, dispels myths and dispenses wisdom about YouTube SEO best practices. Enjoy excerpts from the Q&A section of our webinar “Video SEO Deep Dive: How to Get Your Videos to Rank,” or watch that the full recording here.…

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Updated June 3, 2019