Enable Captions for Embedded YouTube Video

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If you are using YouTube video in your courses, it is imperative to add captions:

Captioning improves comprehension for all viewers, especially for those with English as a second language.

Compliance with ADA and other Human Rights legislation indicates that all broadcast or distributed video content be captioned.

Captioning is a key element of Universal Design for video material, especially for educational material.

If you are planning on embedding YouTube video into Blackboard, you will need to enable the option to display captions as it is not there by default.

To learn how to do this, watch the video above or click on the image below to get a PDF Handout.

Guide to how to enable captions for embedded YouTube Video

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