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Nadh204. 4 Clever Ways to Use Video Transcripts in Business and Education. Video transcripts are a written version of the spoken content in a video.

4 Clever Ways to Use Video Transcripts in Business and Education

Where video captions appear on the video in sentences that go with each scene, a video transcript appears separately from the video. Video transcripts are the building blocks for creating video captions as well as foreign language translations. While it may be a stepping stone to more advanced media data, a video transcript alone can be a great asset for universities and businesses alike. 1. Improve SEO. Express Scribe Free Transcription Software for Typists. DIY Captioning Techniques - Accessible Classroom Technologies - Carmen Wiki. This page lays out a series of steps for taking your video files, creating and adding synchronized captions, and publishing your newly captioned video in a number of ways, with a focus on maximizing usability for students and other users with disabilities.

DIY Captioning Techniques - Accessible Classroom Technologies - Carmen Wiki

The page covers content delivered via YouTube (embedded or just on the YouTube site), via HTML5 video (with Flash fallback) embedded in your web page, via M4V (MP4) video linked to in your web page or published in iTunes U, and via MP4 video with "open" captions embedded in PowerPoint or PDF. Contents Workshop Files Sample files for workshop. Accessible Multimedia. Audio – transcript For audio files, a text transcript should be made available.

Accessible Multimedia

WCAG 2.0 Guideline 1.2.1—”An alternative for time-based media is provided that presents equivalent information for prerecorded audio-only content.” The Global Campus currently uses two companies for captioning and transcripts: 3PlayMedia and Automatic Sync Technologies. Please contact your instructional designer to help determine how to get transcripts produced for audio files. Payment for these services will be determined by a number of factors. 2017 state and federal accessibility guidelines revised and expanded edition. Simply Speaking. Simply Speaking is a series of brief videos created by Teaching and Learning with Technology that explain technology topics in everyday language and with a little humor.

Simply Speaking

They are modeled after the “… in plain english” videos that explain more general technologies such as Google Docs. Most of these videos were created by the same team: Allan Gyorke drafts the script with a subject expert, Pat Besong turns the script into a storyboard of images and animation, Chris Stubbs provides the voice talent, and then Pat animates the audio recording, captions the video, and shares it online. Transcripts on the Web. It's easy and relatively inexpensive for website developers to provide transcripts for multimedia.

Transcripts on the Web

In many cases transcripts are required by law to provide access to information for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Transcripts are an SEO silver bullet for audio and video, and bring more people to your podcast, videos, and website. Page Contents Benefits: More people get your audio and video info with transcripts online People who might not listen to the audio or watch the video. Adapting Presentation Tools for Online Delivery. Overview You’re likely to have a number of slides and handouts from your face-to-face course that can be readily employed in an online environment.

Adapting Presentation Tools for Online Delivery

This page provides a closer look at tools that can help you enhance your online courses with creatively and powerfully designed presentations. Recommendations Switch from outline/slideshow mode to narrative/discursive mode so students will get the material your slideshow is designed to summarize (i.e., send them a document or outline instead). Reduce font sizes so you can combine slides and reduce overall file size. Cuepoints - Articulate Storyline Discussions. Articulate Storyline Accessibility Best Practices. Articulate's Storyline product is used across many units at the university to produce interactive and engaging training.

Articulate Storyline Accessibility Best Practices

Some additional steps and information to users is required to ensure that the training output is as accessible to users with disabilities as possible. These topics cover items specific to Articulate Storyline and are in addition to/assisting with meeting the Web Accessibility Standards. Building Closed Captions in Storyline. There are multiple ways to build closed captions for your e-learning projects in Articulate Storyline.

Building Closed Captions in Storyline

I prefer using variables to build my closed captions, such as Matt, Tom (creating CC and adding CC), and Tracy have done. I like all of these solutions and have used various parts of each to build closed captions. One item I’d like to address is when you have slides with multiple layers. Closed Captions Using Variables. GE AICC SCORM eLearning Tech Specs FINAL 20160623. GE AICC SCORM eLearning Tech Specs FINAL 20160623. Storyline 360 Is Compliant with Section 508 Accessibility Guidelines - Articulate Support. Articulate Storyline 360 helps you create courses that are compliant with Section 508 accessibility guidelines.

Storyline 360 Is Compliant with Section 508 Accessibility Guidelines - Articulate Support

Section 508 Compliance Storyline 360 HTML5 and Flash output supports Section 508 accessibility guidelines, including screen reader support, full keyboard navigation, visible focus indicators, and more. Articulate Storyline 2 Accessibility Support - Articulate Support. Articulate Storyline 2 supports the following accessibility standards and tools, so you can design interactive courses that are accessible to learners with disabilities.

Articulate Storyline 2 Accessibility Support - Articulate Support

Section 508 Accessibility Storyline's Flash output is compliant with Section 508 accessibility guidelines, including screen reader support, full keyboard navigation, visible focus indicators, and more. To design Section 508-compliant courses, see this article for recommendations. To review Storyline's Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT), see this article. Accessibility 2016 Best Practice? - Articulate Storyline Discussions. 2016 12 06 6131. Standard techniques in audio description (Joe Clark: Media Access) At the very least, the field of audio description needs general techniques. This list of techniques is offered as something an organization like Audio Description International could adopt or ratify in the way international conferences adopt or ratify statements or resolutions.

The adoption would be nominal and non-binding, with no enforcement mechanism. In effect, adopting the techniques would act as a gesture, an indication that audio description is actually rule-governed and is not self-explanatory and that the nascent audio-description industry can agree on baseline measures. Only later would we develop training programs and certification or testing schemes. Agreeing on basic techniques is where we would need to start; only much later on, after considerable further discussion, would this declaration of standard techniques be improved on, enlarged, and transformed into separate standards, training, and certification programs. Invent + Build / Web + Multimedia / Tools & Guidelines / MAGpie2 Installation. MAGpie is a Java2 application which runs on Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7. It requires the installation of several applications, and it is critical that you install them in the order indicated below.

Please note that MAGpie 2.5.1 removes support for the GRiNS player. If you are using GRiNS to caption RealMedia source files, do not replace your current version of MAGpie with version 2.5.1. Invent + Build / Web + Multimedia / Accessible Digital Media Guidelines / Guideline H: Multimedia. Audio descriptions provide access to multimedia for people who are blind or visually impaired by adding narration that describes the visuals, including action, scene changes, graphics and on-screen text. Captions added to multimedia presentations ensure that the audio components of the presentation are accessible to individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

Both audio descriptions and captions are useful learning tools for a wide array of users in addition to their originally intended audiences. Captions can provide a powerful search capability, allowing users to search the caption text to locate a specific video, or an exact point in a video. They are also useful for people learning to read or learning English as a second language.

Audio descriptions can assist students with learning disabilities by reinforcing through audio what the user is watching on the screen. Accessibility Guidelines for E-Learning. Nadh207. The Described and Captioned Media Program. 2016 08 30 UC Berkeley LOF. Caption It Yourself™ - Described and Captioned Media Program.

Captions (sometimes called “subtitles”) are the textual representation of a video's soundtrack. They are critical for viewers who are deaf or hard of hearing, and they are also a great tool for improving the reading and listening skills of others. If you upload video to the Web, and that video includes sound, you should always include a text alternative, such as captions. As an added bonus, since most captioning for the Web relies on text, providing captions for your videos will ensure that they are indexed by search engines more quickly and accurately, meaning your video will reach more people.

What's in a Caption? A video's captions can transmit all of the following types of audible information: DCMP Captioning Key. A Definition of Captioning Captioning is the key to opening up a world of information for persons with hearing loss or literacy needs. There are more than 30 million Americans with some type of hearing loss. Millions of others are illiterate, learning to read, or use English as a second language. Captioning is the process of converting the audio content of a television broadcast, webcast, film, video, CD-ROM, DVD, live event, or other production into text and displaying the text on a screen or monitor.

Captions & transcripts: Web content: Creating accessible content: Accessibility: Indiana University. Reachingalllearnershandout. Adding Audio Narration to PowerPoint. The Impact of Recent Lawsuits on Video Accessibility Requirements. IT Accessibility Quick Guide – IT Accessibility. Transcripts on the Web. Presentation: Web Accessibility Guidelines Update, June 2007. Articulate Storyline and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) - Articulate Support. Understanding Success Criterion 1.2.5. Understanding Guideline 1.2. Understanding Success Criterion 1.2.1.