Real World Video Accessibility


Session Description

Video accessibility is a hot topic in higher education these days with several universities facing lawsuits related to their practices in this area.  This session will discuss what's required under the law, what some universities have chosen to do in response to lawsuits, and provide practical tips on best practices and methods for making videos accessible at differening budget levels.

  • Attendees should have a basic understanding of what accessibility is, and an interest in video accessibility topics like closed captioning.
  • This session will cover the different types of video captioning available, include live vs. on-demand, and human vs. computer generated captions.
  • Some of the technology platforms to be discussed will include YouTube, Facebook Live, GoToWebinar, Skype and Mediasite.
  • We'll include a live demo of live captioning of the session room permitting.


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