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Q&A How Captions + Interactive Transcripts Help Students in Online Courses

Q&A: How Captions + Interactive Transcripts Help Students In Online Courses

by Elisa Edelberg in Case Studies

Several studies have found that captions are beneficial to all students – with or without disabilities. They help students with spelling, note-taking, comprehension, and clarification. The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) Distance Learning Accessibility Committee wanted to find out if…

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Updated January 4, 2018
Dyslexia written on a type writer. the e is facing the other way

How Captions and Transcripts Help Students with Dyslexia

by Elisa Edelberg in Case Studies

  What Is Dyslexia? Dyslexia is a general term used to describe difficulties with learning to read and interpret letters, symbols, and words. It is one of the most common learning disabilities, and is in no way a reflection on an individual’s…

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Updated February 9, 2018
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Study Shows Adding Captions Improves Faculty Evaluations + Helps Students Learn [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Elisa Edelberg in Case Studies

  In today’s bustling and tech-y world it’s no surprise that the number of online courses is growing. An increase in online video in higher education has caused institutions to pay closer attention to closed captioning in terms of legal requirements, accessibility,…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Q&A with Australian Mathematician Studying How Closed Captions Help Students Learn

by Patrick Loftus in Case Studies

We reached out to Dr. Chris Tisdell after discovering an article published on his research paper about how students find closed captioning helpful as learning tool. Access the Report: How useful are closed captions for learning mathematics via online video? We found…

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Updated February 6, 2018
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Research Results: How and Why University Students Use Closed Captions

by Patrick Loftus in Case Studies

The concept of the college classroom has changed dramatically over the years. The use of video as a learning tool is now about as commonplace as the traditional textbook. However, despite its innumerable benefits to students and teachers, video still isn’t a…

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Updated January 4, 2018
A powerpoint reads caption research. colorful graphs fill the screen. Students stand infront of powerpoint looking at their phones

Q&A Highlights: Webinar with OSU on Student Usage of Closed Captions Research Study

by Patrick Loftus in Case Studies

Last week, we began a long-anticipated series of webinars with Oregon State University’s (OSU) Extended Campus (Ecampus) by covering their latest research results on students’ use of closed captions in universities across the country. Toward the end of the presentation we took…

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Updated January 4, 2018

Developing an In-House Captioning Workflow: Strategies, Timelines, and Economic Analysis

by Lily Bond in Case Studies

In a webinar held on December 11, Korey Singleton, the Assistive Technology Initiative Manager at George Mason University, discussed how to build an in-house captioning workflow. Not only did he walk through George Mason University’s captioning process, evolution, struggles, and successes; he…

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Updated January 4, 2018

Case Study: How Infobase Learning’s Use of Closed Captions and Transcripts Has Evolved

by Lily Bond in Case Studies

 At the 2014 Kaltura Connect conference in June, CJ Johnson, co-founder and VP of Product at 3Play Media, presented with Wendy Collins, VP of Digital Strategy at Infobase Learning, about leveraging closed captions and transcripts for accessibility, user experience, and internal…

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Updated January 4, 2018

Case Study: Portland Community College Streamlines the Captioning and Transcription Workflow

by Lily Bond in Case Studies

At the 2014 AHEAD conference in July, Tole Khesin, VP of Marketing at 3Play Media, presented with Haris Gunadi, the Alternate Media Specialist at Portland Community College (PCC), about accessibility and captioning policies, workflow, and strategies. As Alternative Media Specialist, Haris analyzes…

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Updated January 4, 2018

Case Study: How Johns Hopkins University Approaches Closed Captioning and Transcription for Online Courses

by Lily Bond in Case Studies

At the 2014 Kaltura Connect conference in June, CJ Johnson, co-founder and VP of Product at 3Play Media, presented with Matt Bochniak, Multimedia Supervisor at Johns Hopkins University, about leveraging closed captions and transcripts in higher education. Johns Hopkins University uses 3Play…

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Updated January 4, 2018

Case Study: University of Wisconsin-Extension Utilizes Captioning and Transcription for Accessibility and Marketing Purposes

by Lily Bond in Case Studies

“ After surveying our students, nearly 50% are downloading our transcripts and using those as study aids.” Patrick Wirth University of Wisconsin-Extension  At the UBTech 2014 conference in June, Josh Miller, co-founder of 3Play Media, and Patrick Wirth, director of media services…

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Updated January 4, 2018

SEO Study: How Audio Transcripts Helped Radio Show This American Life

by Tole Khesin in Case Studies

This American Life (TAL) is a weekly public radio show broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 2.1 million listeners. It is also one of the most popular podcasts, with about one million people downloading each week. The first episode aired…

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Updated January 4, 2018