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Beginning with the Why: An Introduction to Closed Captioning

webinar

Date
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Time
2:00PM – 3:00PM ET

Photo of Luis Perez, Inclusive Learning Evangelist, Twitter: @eyeonaxs

Presenter
Luis Pérez

Audience
Early Learning, K-12 and Postsecondary Educators

Description

In this webinar we’ll use the UDL framework to examine the benefits of captioning that go beyond making videos more accessible for viewers who are deaf or hard of hearing. For example, captions can benefit those learning how to read and those who speak English as a second language. We’ll then explore a number of best practices for creating more effective captions, and learn about a few tools to get started with a captioning workflow for your own videos.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Framework of learning and teaching, resisting one-size-fits-all approach. Encourages offering multiple means of representation, expression, and engagement.

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Accessible

Content, activity, or technology that is usable by everyone with equivalent ease of use.

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Deaf and hard of hearing

People with little or no functional hearing, milder hearing loss, and those with an auditory processing disorder.

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