Developing Accessibility Training Strategies in Higher Ed

by Jaclyn Leduc in Case Studies

Well-developed accessibility training programs aren’t easy to come by, especially at large organizations like universities that have a variety of roles and departments. Michigan State University (MSU) decided to take on the challenge of developing a strategic plan to change how they…

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Updated October 1, 2018

How Oracle Uses 3Play Media to Caption Their Training Videos

by Sofia Enamorado in Case Studies

62% of employees with a disability have an invisible disability or a disability that one cannot immediately identify upon meeting a person. Hearing loss is an invisible disability. Oracle uses captioning to make their Oracle University content accessible to deaf and hard…

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Updated July 19, 2018

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 August 2, 2018

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

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

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 22, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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