2017 GVSU Teaching and Learning
with Technology Symposium

DIY: Tools for Captioning Online Video

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Who: Dr. Julia VanderMolen, Assistant Professor-Allied Health Sciences, Grand Valley State University
When: March 22nd, 2017
Where: Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI

Session Presentation: DIY: Tools for Captioning Online Video


Closed Captioning provides support for students who are hearing impaired or use English-as-a-Second-Language. Not only will this meet the needs of your students, but it will also help your organization meet Section 508 compliance requirements. This session will provide tips and tools for the creation of closed captions, explanation of caption formats and video player compatibility, as well as an overview of automated workflows and integration with lecture capture and video platforms.

Session Objectives

  • Challenges of making online course content accessible
  • Challenges and solutions for instructors and administrators
  • 10 tips for creating accessible course content

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YouTube Video Tutorials

Close Caption Resources

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