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Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution
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Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution

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July 13, 2012 …

July 13, 2012

Captions are text that is time-sychronized with the media. They convey all spoken content as well as relevant sound effects. Captions originated in the early 1980s from an FCC mandate for broadcast TV.

The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act requires all Internet programming that previously aired on television with captions to have captions online, as well.

The values of captioning include:
- Accessibility for deaf and hard of hearing
- Accessibility for ESL viewers
- Flexibility to view anywhere, such as noisy environments or offices
- Search
- Reusability
- Navigation, better UX
- SEO/discoverability
- Used as source for translation

Penn State has 55 online courses. They have an increasing need for accommodation in online education. Here is Penn's accommodation process:

1. Student discloses request of accommodation to ODS office
2. If qualified, student receives accommodation letter from ODS
3. Student submits letter to instructor including types of accommodation needed
4. Instructor informs the learning designer of accommodation needed
5. Learning designer coordinates effort to implement accommodation

Penn State had many challenges to overcome when developing a captioning solution for video content. For a full demonstration of how they overcome these difficulties and found their solution with 3Play Media, watch the slideshow!

Presenters:

Dr. Keith D. Bailey
Assistant Dean, Online Learning and Education Technology & Director
College of Arts and Architecture

Tole Khesin
VP of Marketing
3Play Media

Josh Miller
VP of Business Development
3Play Media

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  • 1. Video Accessibility: Penn State Demonstrates Its Automated Captioning Solution July 13, 2012
  • 2. Agenda Captioning Background Captioning Process Beyond captions Demos Q&A
  • 3. What Are Captions? • Captions are text that is time-synchronized with the media • Captions convey all spoken content as well as relevant sound effects • Originated in the early 1980s from an FCC mandate for broadcast TV
  • 4. What Are Captions? Terminology • Captioning vs. Transcription
  • 5. What Are Captions? Terminology • Captioning vs. Transcription • Captioning vs. Subtitling
  • 6. What Are Captions? Terminology • Captioning vs. Transcription • Captioning vs. Subtitling • Closed Captioning vs. Open Captioning
  • 7. What Are Captions? Terminology • Captioning vs. Transcription • Captioning vs. Subtitling • Closed Captioning vs. Open Captioning • Post Production vs. Real-Time
  • 8. Accessibility Laws Section 508 “All training and informational video and multimedia productions must contain captions …”
  • 9. Accessibility Laws Section 508 “All training and informational video and multimedia productions must contain captions …” Section 504 “No individual, solely by reason of her or his disability…be denied the benefits of any program, service, or activity…”
  • 10. Accessibility Laws Section 508 “All training and informational video and multimedia productions must contain captions …” Section 504 “No individual, solely by reason of her or his disability…be denied the benefits of any program, service, or activity…” 21st Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) “Closed captioning on video programming delivered using internet protocol….”
  • 11. Accessibility Laws CVAA Update Expected timeline for publishers to implement the new captioning requirements 6 months: All prerecorded programming that is not edited for Internet distribution (Sept 30, 2012) 12 months: Live & near-live programming originally broadcast on television. 18 months: Prerecorded programming that is edited for Internet distribution. 24 months: Archival programming
  • 12. Benefits • Accessible for deaf and hard of hearing • For ESL viewers • Flexibility to view anywhere, such as noisy environments or offices • Content becomes searchable, reusable • SEO/discoverability • Used as source for translation
  • 13. Captions Formats Common Caption Formats SRT YouTube and other web players DFXP Flash players SCC iPods, iTunes, DVD encoding SAMI Windows Media QT QuickTime STL DVD Studio Pro CPT.XML Captionate SBV YouTube RT Real Media WebVTT Emerging HTML5 Custom XML Custom formats Custom Text Custom formats SRT Example
  • 14. Captioning Process Upload files • • • • • Secure over HTTP FTP Paste links API Import Video Platform Integrations
  • 15. Captioning Process
  • 16. Captions Plugin
  • 17. Interactive Plugins
  • 18. Demo • Examples of automated captioning workflows • Searchable, interactive video libraries
  • 19. Video Accessibility Penn State University Demonstrates its Captioning Solution Dr. Keith D. Bailey Assistant Dean, Online Learning and Education Technology & Director College of Arts and Architecture Tole Khesin VP of Marketing 3PlayMedia Josh Miller VP of Business Development 3PlayMedia
  • 20. About Penn State
  • 21. Penn State Univ. Land Grant & State-related 24 Campus System + 1 Virtual Campus
  • 22. System Breakdown • University Park - Main Campus (13 Colleges) • Commonwealth Campuses - (19 state-wide) • Special Mission Campuses: • • • • • Dickinson - Law Great Valley - Graduate Penn College of Tech - Technical Hershey - Medical World Campus - Virtual (Online only)
  • 23. The e-Learning Institute Architecture Visual Arts Art History E-Learning Institute Theater Integrative Arts Music Landscape Architecture Mission To work with the disciplines represented in the College of Arts and Architecture to become a leader in e-learning and instructional technology in the Arts and Design
  • 24. Penn State Delivery Options for Online Courses World Campus (Virtual Campus) e-Learning Cooperative (24 Campuses) UP
  • 25. The A&A Portfolio Number of Courses by Portfolio General Education 31 UP & WD Online MPS in Art Education Digital Arts Certificate 8* Music Education 2 MPS in GeoDesign 8** WD Online WD Online UP Online WD Online 6 55 online courses All academic units 12,000+ enrollments * 3 Courses Count Toward GA ** Courses in Development
  • 26. e-Learning Organization Design Director Delivery Sr. ID Instructional Multimedia Specialist Instructional Designers Program Manager Faculty Fellows Instructional Technology Specialist e-Learning Support Specialist e-Learning Admin. Coordinator Video Production Coordinator Office of online nonCredit Continuing Education
  • 27. The Increasing Need for Accommodation in Online Education
  • 28. US Trend in Online Learning 7,000,000 6,142,280 5,579,022 5,250,000 4,606,353 3,938,111 3,500,000 1,750,000 0 3,180,050 1,602,970 2002 1,971,397 2003 3,488,381 2,329,783 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source: Going the Distance: Online Education in the United States, 2011 by Babson Survey Research Group
  • 29. Online Enrollments at PSU 2011/12 Data • 524,892 total enrollments (WD & UP) • 9% (47,777) of course enrollments were fully online (WD & UP)
  • 30. University Accommodation Requests • 2011/12 Academic Year - 1,140 students registered with ODS • 6 students needed either an interpreter or captioning in 2011/12 compared to 4 in 2010/11 • 5 blind student’s across the university including World Campus
  • 31. WD Accommodation Requests • • • All Requests • • Fa10: 18 students enrolled in 52 unique courses Sp12: 37 students enrolled in 82 unique courses Blind • • Fa10: 0 students enrolled in 0 unique courses Sp12: 3 students enrolled in 6 unique courses Deaf or Hearing-impaired • • Fa10: 3 students enrolled in 11 unique courses Sp12: 9 students enrolled in 27 unique courses
  • 32. Accommodation Process 1. Student discloses request of accommodation to ODS office 2. If qualified, student receives accommodation letter from ODS 3. Student submits letter to instructor including types of accommodation needed 4. Instructor informs the learning designer of accommodation needed 5. Learning designer coordinates effort to implement accommodation
  • 33. Penn State Learning Design Accessibility Initiative
  • 34. Learning Design Standards Penn State’s 12 Quality Assurance e-Learning Design Standards Developed through PSU Online Coordinating Council
  • 35. OCAQI Online Course Accessibility Quality Initiative Initiated July 2011 Charge Identify accessibility best practices and strategies for online courses
  • 36. University Policy • New University policy implemented August, 2011 Policy AD-69 • Policy requires compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) conformance level AA • Pages less than 2 years old must comply • Older pages must be made accessible by unitdetermined date, or by request for accommodation Source - http://guru.psu.edu/policies/AD69.html
  • 37. Key Blockers to Fix • Image ALT Tags • Page or Document Titles • Headings and Sub Headings • • • • Contrast or Luminosity/ Brightness • Color Issues • Fonts and Text Layout Link Text • Text Reading Order Table Headers and Captions • Charts & Accessibility • Video Captions and Audio Transcripts Form Labels Source - http://accessibility.psu.edu/
  • 38. e-Learning Institute’s Learning Design Approach Focus on Quality of Design and Delivery
  • 39. The Challenge ? X X Late 1990’s 2000’s Future
  • 40. Content Separate from Communication Course Content Course Communication
  • 41. Content Separate from Design Course Interface Faculty Content Published Content
  • 42. Media Separate from Content Public Purchased Private
  • 43. Our Solutions A Suite of Tools ELMS: Content ELMS: ELIMedia ELMS: Studio Instructional Content Management (ICMS) Asset Media Management (AMS) Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE)
  • 44. Our Solutions A Suite of Tools ELMS: Content ELMS: ELIMedia ELMS: Studio Instructional Content Management (ICMS) Asset Media Management (AMS) Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE)
  • 45. ELMS: Content An open source content management system customized by learning designers for course developers + + Outline Designer + Course Manager PHP & MySQL Community Modules Learning Design Modules Custom Themes
  • 46. Accessible Design • Customize look and feel per course • Implement global learning design standards • Built to incorporate accessibility standards
  • 47. Accessible Content • Implement stylesheets to control content presentations • Install module to assist in compliance review • Validate or review content based on accessibility standards • Our big debate! How much freedom do we give?
  • 48. Open Distribution https://drupal.org/project/elms
  • 49. Our Solutions A Suite of Tools ELMS: Content ELMS: ELIMedia ELMS: Studio Instructional Content Management (ICMS) Asset Media Management (AMS) Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE)
  • 50. Asset Management Needs • Eliminate duplication of media assets • Allow for reuse of digital assets • Provide mechanism to embed media in courses with minimal effort • Simplify workflow with copyright and transcription • Ensure online courses meet copyright and compliance with regard to the use of media
  • 51. ELMS: ELIMedia • Asset management system to store media used in online courses which manages: • images, video, audio, Flash, etc... • copyright for media assets • transcription and caption files with appropriate media assets • Front-end interface for Flash Media Server • Embed code for easy integration into courses Asset Media Management (AMS)
  • 52. Embedding Media into Courses
  • 53. Copy Embed Code
  • 54. Paste Embed Code
  • 55. Course Display
  • 56. Benefits of ELIMedia • Assists with maintaining compliancy • Copyright (TEACH Act, Creative Commons) • Accessibility (closed captioning and transcript) • Removed the need for learning designers and faculty to manage copyright and transcription within courses • Tagging allows for ease of search and retrieval • Ability to track use of materials in courses
  • 57. Open Distribution https://drupal.org/project/elmsmedia
  • 58. Transcription Process Evolution Manual Method Partially Automated Fully Automated 2006 2011 2012
  • 59. Transcription Process Evolution Manual Method Partially Automated Fully Automated 2006 2011 2012
  • 60. Manual Method Download files from course Burn files to disk Mail to company for transcription Company adds open captions Company mails files back on disk 39 Flash files 26 hours of lecture 2+ week turn around Upload files to course
  • 61. Identifying a Better Solution • Accurate and reliable • Option for multiple formats • Rapid turnaround • Affordable • Volume • Possible integration with ELIMedia
  • 62. Solution!
  • 63. Transcription Process Evolution Manual Method Partially Automated Fully Automated 2006 2011 2012
  • 64. Utilize ELIMedia to manage media assets and associated CC files Partially Automated Goal
  • 65. Upload file to ELIMedia Partially Automated Step 1
  • 66. Upload file to 3PlayMedia Partially Automated Step 2
  • 67. Monitor status of file on 3PlayMedia Partially Automated Step 3
  • 68. Download CC file from 3PlayMedia Partially Automated Step 4
  • 69. Upload CC file to ELIMedia Partially Automated Step 5
  • 70. Transcription Process Manual Method Partially Automated Fully Automated 2006 2011 2012
  • 71. Utilize 3PlayMedia’s APIs to automate the transcription process from within ELIMedia Fully Automated Goal
  • 72. Upload file to ELIMedia Fully Automated Step 1
  • 73. Classify “Need” for transcription Fully Automated Step 2
  • 74. Media specialist and learning designer approve media Fully Automated Step 3
  • 75. Learning designer submits files for transcription Fully Automated Step 4
  • 76. ELIMedia auto submits files to 3PlayMedia Fully Automated Step 5
  • 77. 3PlayMedia processes files Fully Automated Step 6
  • 78. Processed files auto download CC and transcript files = ELMS:Media 3PlayMedia Fully Automated Step 7
  • 79. Proven Results • 100% reliable (audit on 10 selected files) • Number of files transcribed 571 (80hrs) • 2-3 day turn around • Cost $14,800 • Automated process with API • Associate both CC and transcripts • Projected time savings of 15 minutes per file or 12 hours per course
  • 80. Media Asset Audit Phase 1 (Submitting existing files which have not been set for transcription)
  • 81. Goal Approve and transcribe media files that have NOT been transcribed
  • 82. Step 1 Classify Status to “Needs Transcription (Need)”
  • 83. Step 2 Approve media assets for transcription
  • 84. Step 3 Classify Status to “Submit to 3PlayMedia for Transcription (Submitted)”
  • 85. Media Asset Audit Phase 2 (Auto Download of CC and Transcription Files)
  • 86. Goal Associate already transcribed files between 3PlayMedia and ELIMedia
  • 87. Step 1 Update approval status in ELIMedia
  • 88. Step 2 Associate ELIMedia NodeID with 3PlayMedia’s VideoID ELIMedia 3PlayMedia
  • 89. Step 3 Change Status in ELIMedia to “Transcription Being Processed (Processing)”
  • 90. Anticipated Benefits 1. Institute Design Process Improvement a. Develop new process which requires ALL video’s to be transcribed (post pilot of course) b. Streamline approval process c. Influence practice at Penn State and beyond 2. Student Empowerment a. Provide additional options for English as Second Language students b. Personalize delivery by selecting from a range of formats (Interactive transcripts, transcript, CC)
  • 91. Questions?
  • 92. Questions Penn State University 3Play Media Keith D. Bailey, Ph.D Assistant Dean of Online Learning and Education Technology Penn State University – College of Arts and Architecture kdb163@psu.edu Josh Miller 3Play Media josh@3playmedia.com Ph: (617) 764-5189 x102 Resources Resources https://elimedia.psu.edu/ http://www.3playmedia.com https://elms.psu.edu/ Tole Khesin 3Play Media tole@3playmedia.com Ph: (415) 298-1206

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