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How organizations publish video and captions. including live video, recorded video, and captioning integrations

How Are Organizations Publishing Video and Captions in 2017?

by Patrick Loftus in Industry Trends

  Online video viewing is projected to grow by a fifth in 2017. In other words, people are spending more time per day watching video thanks to entertainment and video advertising platforms like Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and Facebook. Naturally, that means the…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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[Infographic] 2017 State of Captioning

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

  Download our infographic: 2017 State of Captioning.   We surveyed over 1,400 individuals from numerous industries to uncover how industries are approaching captioning. With the advent of online video infiltrating every screen, it’s no surprise that 74% of respondents expect captioning…

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Updated January 4, 2018
Why Utah Valley University Surveyed Their Faculty (INFOGRAPHIC)

Why Utah Valley University Surveyed Their Faculty (INFOGRAPHIC)

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

Utah Valley University’s (UVU) Inclusion Initiative action plan was formulated from the institution-wide goals of being inclusive with students of all backgrounds, engaged through collaborations, and serious about excellence. Without question, these goals included making sure students with disabilities had equal opportunities…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Take the Survey: The State of Captioning in 2017

by Lily Bond in Industry Trends

As we enter 2017, we’re eager to learn more about how and why organizations are captioning. What are the barriers? What solutions are being utilized? How is content prioritized for captioning? How much content are organizations currently captioning? Where does the budget…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Why Do 29% of Hearing Students Never Use Closed Captions?

by Patrick Loftus in Video Accessibility

  In early fall of 2016, 3Play Media and Oregon State University released results from a nationwide survey — the largest of its kind to date — about student uses and perceptions of closed captioning in higher education. Of the 1,569 student…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Why Students Use Closed Captions and Transcripts

by Emily Griffin in Industry Trends

  A captioning research study from Oregon State University examined why students use closed captions and video transcripts as part of their studies. How do these resources support their study habits? What benefits do students get from transcript and captions? Let’s look…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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How Many Students Use Closed Captions and Transcripts?

by Emily Griffin in Industry Trends

  Educators often go to great lengths to transcribe and caption their lecture videos. This is necessary to accommodate students with disabilities who may require captions or transcripts to gain full access to the material. A captioning research study from Oregon State…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Over 99% of Students Use Videos in Their Coursework

by Emily Griffin in Industry Trends

  Just how essential is video in education these days? For answers, we turn to the Oregon State University research study “Student Uses and Perceptions of Closed Captions & Transcripts.” Have Any of Your Courses Included Videos? Out of 2123 higher education…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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New Research Study Published on Student Closed Captioning Use

by Emily Griffin in Industry Trends

Part one of a two-part research study on closed captioning in higher education has been published and is now publicly available for download. The report entitled “Student Uses and Perceptions of Closed Captions & Transcripts” was prepared by Dr. Katie Linder, Research…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Survey: How & Why Do You Use Closed Captions?

by Emily Griffin in Industry Trends

  An Ofcom study found that 80% of people who use closed captions aren’t deaf or heard of hearing. We’re curious to learn more about who these people are and how, when, and why they use captions. Does closed caption use vary…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Q&A Highlights: How Academic Institutions Are Handling Closed Captioning

by Patrick Loftus in Industry Trends

  Last week we conducted our second installment in a series of webinars with Oregon State University’s Ecampus Research Unit covering their nationwide studies of closed captioning in higher education. In the first part of our series we took a look at…

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Updated January 4, 2018

Want to Win Free Captioning Services & Help Education Research?

by Emily Griffin in Industry Trends

Calling all Disabilities Services Coordinators, Accessibility Specialists, IT staff, Ed Tech professionals, and Librarians in higher ed! The Ecampus Research Unit at Oregon State University is collaborating with us to conduct research exploring two main areas of closed captioning at US institutions…

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Updated January 4, 2018