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Future of Section 508, 504, and ADA Guided by WCAG

Future of Section 508, 504, and ADA Guided by WCAG

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video Accessibility

Download the Brief: Sections 508 and 504: Closed Captioning and Web Accessibility Requirements The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)’s collection of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is quickly becoming the international standard for web accessibility. Those new to accessibility may not realize…

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Updated June 3, 2019
Best Practices for Closed Captioning IP Video Programming

Best Practices for Closed Captioning IP Video Programming

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video Accessibility

Download the Brief: CVAA Online Video Captioning Requirements and Deadlines Earlier this year, 3Play Media co-sponsored the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) Closed Captioning Conference. The EMA Closed Captions Working Group is comprised of North America’s most prominent names in home entertainment, including…

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Updated June 1, 2021
6 eLearning Companies Share Video Captioning and Accessibility Strategies [Interviews]

6 eLearning Companies Share Video Captioning and Accessibility Strategies [Interviews]

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video Accessibility

“ We don’t pay attention to accessibility laws. We caption because it’s the right thing to do.” Bilal Musharraf Khan AcademyAs online video becomes the primary medium for education and learning, most universities, corporations, and governmental agencies are facing legal and ethical…

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Updated March 16, 2021
Strategies for Deploying Accessible Video Captions: Tegrity User Conference Session Summary

Strategies for Deploying Accessible Video Captions: Tegrity User Conference Session Summary

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video Accessibility

Watch the recording Last week, we were pleased take part in McGraw-Hill’s Tegrity User Conference. Spanning three days (April 10-12), the Tegrity User Conference brought together academic professionals from leading U.S. colleges and universities. During this time they shared best practices for…

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Updated March 16, 2021
Distance Learning & Online Accessibility: What Faculty with Disabilities Want Institutions to Know

Distance Learning & Online Accessibility: What Faculty with Disabilities Want Institutions to Know

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video Accessibility

Last Thursday, the Sloan Consortium held its third webinar in a four-part series dedicated to accessibility in online learning. The most recent webinar examined “What Faculty with Disabilities Want Institutions to Know,”. Some speakers were disabled, some were not, but all are…

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Updated June 3, 2019
eLearning and Accessibility: Disabled Students Give Advice

eLearning and Accessibility: Disabled Students Give Advice

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video Accessibility

On Tuesday, the Sloan Consortium continued its four-part webinar series on accessibility – this time focusing on Student & Faculty Success in Online Education. While the first webinar in January tapped the minds of top administrators for strategy on developing higher education…

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Updated June 3, 2019
Experts in Video Accessibility: Daniel Veit, Transition Specialist & Disabled Student

Experts in Video Accessibility: Daniel Veit, Transition Specialist & Disabled Student

by Shannon K. Murphy in Video Accessibility

Earlier this week, the Sloan Consortium continued with it’s second of four webinars focused on Student & Faculty Success in Online Education, sponsored by 3Play Media. In January’s webinar we heard from school administrators who have implemented higher education accessibility policies. This time, students got to…

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Updated March 2, 2021
Live captioning from the ESPN man cave

Live captioning from the ESPN man cave

by Josh Miller in Video Accessibility

Many people wonder how live television programming is captioned.  Some even ask if it’s done by speech recognition since it’s often rife with funny spelling and odd mistakes (you can find some gems with a simple “caption fail” image search).  In reality,…

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Updated June 3, 2019