The use of online video has become an essential part of teaching and learning. At the same time, it is challenging to provide accessible video accommodations for audiences across platforms and languages. Google thinks that all video material should be universally accessible—why not caption?

In this session, you will learn about various captioning solutions and the costs and benefits derived from each. You will learn how to visually design captions and some implementation best practices from cutting-edge use cases. Finally, you will explore the process of how to translate videos into other languages.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Captioning basics and best practices
  • How to translate videos
  • About the importance of video accessibility
  • How to visually design captions

Audience:
Novice and intermediate designers, developers, and project managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Caption files, YouTube video editing, and automatic captioning tools.

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