Captioning for Lecture Capture: Georgia Tech and Indiana University, Purdue University – Fort Wayne Share their Video Accessibility Experiences

For many educators and students, online video is no longer just an accessory – it has become a primary medium for teaching and learning. This change has brought legal and ethical pressures to add closed captions to make video accessible for the deaf and hard of hearing. Closed captions are also being demanded by ESL students who benefit from the ability to review course content at their own pace.

For technologists, this means figuring out the most streamlined and cost-effective solution for combining lecture capture and closed captioning. Although publishing accessible video is not without its challenges, many universities have discovered that the right set of tools can make the process simple and affordable.

In this webinar, Georgia Tech and Indiana University – Purdue University, Fort Wayne discuss their lecture capture and closed captioning solutions. They share their lessons learned, tips, and pitfalls to avoid when implementing video and closed captioning, as well as their strategies going forward.

Watch this webinar to learn about these topics:

  • Lessons learned, tips and pitfalls to avoid when implementing video and closed captioning
  • Strategies to move forward in closed captioning video implementation
  • Accommodating special needs students in today’s video-heavy learning experience
  • Complying with legal regulations pertaining to students with disabilities


Mike Phillips
Media Services Technologist | IPFW

Matt Lewis
Instructional Media Services Coordinator | Georgia Tech University

Moderated by Linda Briggs
Contributing Editor | Campus Technology