In the last post, we looked at techniques for finding videos with good captioning that you can use in your online courses. However, you just might want to create your own videos to make sure that the content is covered the way you prefer, and to put your own personal stamp on the course content.
In this post we will not look at the many different techniques that you might employ to create a video; but we will examine ways that you can create a good set of captions for a video.
Taking a first look at videos for online courses in post #6 of the accessibility series
Videos seem to be playing an ever-increasing role in the delivery of online course materials. From step-by-step screencasts, to video interviews, to artistic or historical pieces; videos can be an effective way of developing skills or expanding theknowledge base of the students.
However, if a student is unable to see or hear the content of the video and audio, then we have an accessibility problem that must be addressed. Video captions and audio transcripts play an important role in providing…