Australian Research Study: How Useful Are Closed Captions for Learning?

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Adding to the rapid-growing number of studies surrounding closed captioning in higher education, an Australian academic study on how closed captions impact student learning in mathematics has just been released. Access the Full Research Article The study involved 135 students at the…

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Updated October 24, 2018

The State of Closed Captioning in Higher Education

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How are schools handling captions? How do captions improve learning for college students? Where does the budget come from? To what extent is captioning motivated by fear of litigation? Presenting on the results from two national research studies and a survey on…

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Updated February 6, 2018

Best Practices for Accessible Instructional Videos

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Instructional videos are a common and useful way to dispense knowledge to university students, online course-takers, and learners of all kinds. But many elements of traditional lecture capture result in videos that are inaccessible to some students with disabilities. This webinar will…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Quick Start to Captioning

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Learn the basics of how to add closed captions to online video to make it fully accessible, searchable, and SEO-friendly. This webinar covers legal compliance, closed captioning lawsuits, the creation of closed captions, explanation of caption formats and video player compatibility, as…

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Updated February 7, 2020

How Captions + Interactive Transcripts Help Students in Online Courses

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99% of students report captions are helpful. They help students with spelling, note-taking, comprehension, and clarification. They also benefit faculty because they facilitate learning. So what happens when you incorporate an interactive transcript? Interactive transcripts offer students a new level of engagement.…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Campus-Wide Response to Captioning: Moving Towards Full Compliance

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When it comes to video captioning in higher ed, one of the biggest questions on campus is, “Who’s going to own this?” Is it the Disability Resource Center, the department creating or hosting the media, or the institution? At the University of…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Webinar: Video Accessibility at the University of Washington

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Since 1984, UW’s accessibility task force has been working closely with departments and their faculty to educate and incorporate tools to facilitate classroom accessibility. UW’s vision is to “educate a diverse student body” that values “excellence, collaboration, innovation, and respect.” At UW,…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Section 508 Laws Explained and Closed Captioning Made Simple

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Are you publishing online video, but not sure how to comply with Section 508 accessibility laws? Learn how to quickly add closed captions to your video to make it accessible, searchable, and more SEO-friendly. Also, learn about the benefits of interactive transcripts…

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Updated December 22, 2017

Closed Captioning Legal Requirements, Best Practices, and Workflows for Media and Entertainment

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New FCC regulations require video programming that is captioned on TV to also be captioned when distributed on the Internet. This webinar will discuss recent and upcoming regulations for closed captioning, as well as best practices for implementation and workflows. The topics…

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Updated December 22, 2017

The Nuts & Bolts of Captioning & Describing Online Video

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Watch this webinar to learn about the mechanics of captioning and audio description. In this webinar Owen Edwards, Senior Accessibility Consultant at SSB BART Group, and Lily Bond, Director of Marketing at 3Play Media, will dive into the who, what, where, when, how, and why’s for captioning and audio description.

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Updated February 7, 2018