Access for All: Captioning Videos

Access for All 

Section 508 is an amendment to the United States Workforce Rehabilitation Act of 1973 mandating that all electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by the federal government be accessible to people with disabilities.  It is the college’s responsibility to ensure that students, employees and the public have equal access to digital content across our campus.

Access for All is a series of workshops where you will discover the basic principles of accessibility. By considering different disabilities, you will understand the need for alternate forms of access and the concepts and techniques used to develop accessible content.

Captioning Videos

This is one of the workshops offered under the Access for All series.  Did you know that according to Section 508, all videos must be captioned before they are published?  Captioning is required whether or not a person with a disability will access the video.  We will review the basic considerations when captioning web-based videos.  This is a hands-on training and participants will learn how to use free tools for captioning such as YouTube and Amara.

Presenters

Jennifer Calderin - Alternate Media Specialist

 

Registration is required.

Date of Workshop: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: 
LIB 101

 

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