Pennsylvania State of Higher Education (PASSHE) Virtual Conference

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In this webinar presented at the PASSHE Virtual Conference 2013, Penn State University demonstrates a cost-effective, streamlined captioning workflow that provides push-button simplicity for instructors, administrators, and students campus-wide.

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Dr. Joseph Zisk (Moderator)
Professor/Teaching and Learning Center Director | California University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Keith Bailey
Director, e-Learning Institute | Penn State University

Josh Miller
Co-Founder | 3Play Media

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Pennsylvania State of Higher Education (PASSHE) Virtual Conference

  1. 1. Video Captioning for Accessibility: Penn State Demos Its Solution February 21, 2013 PA State System of Higher Education
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. What Are Captions? Terminology • Captioning vs. Transcription
  4. 4. What Are Captions? Terminology • Captioning vs. Transcription • Captioning vs. Subtitling
  5. 5. What Are Captions? Terminology • Captioning vs. Transcription • Captioning vs. Subtitling • Closed Captioning vs. Open Captioning
  6. 6. What Are Captions? Terminology • Captioning vs. Transcription • Captioning vs. Subtitling • Closed Captioning vs. Open Captioning • Post Production vs. Real-Time
  7. 7. How Are Captions Used?
  8. 8. Accessibility Laws 21st Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) “Closed captioning on video programming delivered using internet protocol….” Section 504 “No individual, solely by reason of her or his disability…be denied the benefits of any program, service, or activity…” Section 508 “All training and informational video and multimedia productions must contain captions …”
  9. 9. Value Propositions • Accessible for deaf and hard of hearing • 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
  10. 10. Captioning Process 1. Upload 2. Download 3. Publish
  11. 11. 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 Emerging standards for HTML5
  12. 12. Simplifying the Workflow Video Player / Platform Integrations
  13. 13. Captions Plugin • Works with most video players • Searchable • Supports multiple languages • SEO boost • Customizable • Free
  14. 14. Transcript Alignment Already have transcripts? Fast, cost-effective way to get captions and use interactive video plugins
  15. 15. Translation • Integrated translation support • From English to many languages • Monitor real-time status
  16. 16. Beyond Captions
  17. 17. Introduce Dr. Keith Bailey
  18. 18. Demos • Implementations of captions + transcripts • Examples of automated captioning workflows • Searchable, interactive video libraries
  19. 19. Captions for Lecture Capture (Echo360)
  20. 20. Colorado State University (Mediasite)
  21. 21. Georgia Tech (Tegrity)
  22. 22. MIT OCW
  23. 23. MIT150 – Infinite History
  24. 24. Al Jazeera
  25. 25. Keith D. Bailey, Ph.D Assistant Dean of Online Learning and Education Technology Penn State University – College of Arts and Architecture kdb163@psu.edu Penn State University https://elms.psu.edu/ Resources Josh Miller 3Play Media josh@3playmedia.com Ph: (617) 764-5189 x102 3Play Media http://www.3playmedia.com Resources Questions

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