Posts Tagged: accessibility

ADA Compliant Video and Audio Guidelines

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Do you use video in your courses? If so, are they captioned? Captions, which are the textual representation of a video’s soundtrack, are critical for viewers who are deaf or hard of hearing. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), states that communications with individuals with disabilities must be as effective as communications with others, therefore […]

Amara.org – Crowd-Sourced Captioning and Translation of Video

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In the video-on-demand classroom of today, many teachers have curated a wide variety of videos to help support instruction. Unfortunately, many of these videos are not accessible by all students, something we have the ability to fix. Amara.org gives teachers the tools they need to make their favorite videos accessible to students. Special thanks to […]