Video Accessibility: Best Practices for Teaching and Learning

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Online video has changed the landscape of education and corporate e-learning. For many educators and students, online video has become an important tool for teaching and learning. This change brings legal and ethical pressures to make video accessible for people with hearing disabilities. IT and Multimedia departments in many organizations and universities are faced with the many challenges of implementing accessible video for their institutions.

Watch this webinar to learn about the efficient and cost-effective ways to meet these challenges. Speakers from the University of Florida and Regis University share their best practices and give advice to organizations who intend to have more accessible video for teaching and learning. The webinar covers the following topics:

- Considerations for hosting, managing, and publishing accessible video
- Strategies for accommodating special needs students
- Impact of federal and state accessibility laws

Presenters:

Nicole Croy
eLearning Technologist | Regis University

Jason Neely
Office of Distance Learning | University of Florida

Josh Miller
Co-Founder | 3Play Media

Luda Ruditsky
Director of Product Management | Kaltura

Meytal Burstein
Marketing Manager | Kaltura

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Video Accessibility: Best Practices for Teaching and Learning

  1. 1. Follow on Twitter: #videoa11y Video Accessibility: Best Practices for Teaching and Learning May 22, 2012
  2. 2. Follow on Twitter: #videoa11y Presenters Nicole Croy eLearning Technologist | Regis University Jason Neely Office of Distance Learning | University of Florida Josh Miller Co-Founder | 3Play Media Luda Ruditsky Director of Product Management | Kaltura Meytal Burstein Marketing Manager | Kaltura
  3. 3. Follow on Twitter: #videoa11y Agenda Intro by 3Play Media Intro by Kaltura Presentation by Regis University Presentation by University of Florida Q&A  Feel free to type questions in the window during the presentation  This presentation is being recorded and will be available for replay
  4. 4. Automated Captioning Workflow  Initiate captioning from Kaltura account  Captions automatically sent back to Kaltura  Turnaround as quick as 8 hours  Monitor job status  Ability to edit captions Preload special terminology
  5. 5. Interactive Video Plugins
  6. 6. Few facts about Kaltura … The Leading Open Source Video Platform Flexible Framework For Building Robust Media Applications Over 150,000 Publishers on SaaS and thousands of Self Hosted 30,000 developers in the community – Kaltura.org Kaltura Exchange – The Only Video Solutions Marketplace Integrated with all major LMSs Dedicated applications to serve specific needs on campus Available as Commercial and Open Source
  7. 7. Highlighted Education Customers
  8. 8. Kaltura Education Building Blocks
  9. 9. Partners Ecosystem – Education Market Ingest Lecture Capture Manage Transcoding Distribute CDNs Publish LMSs Engage Online Video Editing editing Video & PPT upload Closed Captioning Remote Learning Social Sharing Security & DRM Google
  10. 10. 3PlayMedia – Premium Kaltura Exchange partner
  11. 11. Enterprise-Level Online & Blended Courses 465 Course Online Roughly 60% include Video http://www.regis.edu/regis.asp?sctn=facst&p1=cpsdld
  12. 12. We feel we have a duty to make ALL required course materials accessible to ALL learners.
  13. 13. Resources for Captioning Requirements & Techniques Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/#mediaequiv Web Accessibility in Mind (WebAim) http://webaim.org/techniques/captions/
  14. 14. “an equivalent experience for all users.”
  15. 15. “All multimedia files have synchronized captions and/or provide transcripts for media.” All required video is closed-captioned
  16. 16. Original Captioning Process 1 2 3-4 Days 4 5 3 6 7 8 9
  17. 17. Voice  Text Poor Accuracy = Manual Text Clean-up
  18. 18. 3 2 1 8 hrs -2 Days 4
  19. 19. Video publishing and accessibility College of Education University of Florida
  20. 20. Video Content • Over 800 videos on Kaltura • Over 100 of those are transcribed
  21. 21. Accessibility in courses… • Most videos used in courses are transcribed • Other accommodations are made as needed – Ex: Recorded ASL interpreter
  22. 22. Follow on Twitter: #videoa11y Questions? Type your questions in the window Nicole Croy | Regis University ncroy@regis.edu Jason Neely | University of Florida jkneely@coe.ufl.edu Josh Miller | 3Play Media josh@3playmedia.com Luda Ruditsky | Kaltura Luda.Ruditsky@kaltura.com

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