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8 Steps to Creating Accessible Video

8 Steps to Creating Accessible Video | Video for Learning | Scoop.it

Video is great. It can help you get your message across quickly, entertainingly, and provide a bit of character. Visitors are often more likely to watch a short video than they are to read a wall of text.


Studies report  that an incredible 65% of search results are pages with video. Gian walks us through what you need to know to make accessible video content.

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There are many good sites on  the Web that deal with making effective videos,  making videos accessible  though, is an area that  is often overlooked. I think this evidence based web resource may go a help greatly in addressing this important issue.

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Universal Subtitles - Make subtitles, translations, and captions for almost any video.

Universal Subtitles - Make subtitles, translations, and captions for almost any video. | Video for Learning | Scoop.it

Increase video views by reaching global audiences and being accessible to the deaf and hard-of-hearing. It's powered by viewers and other volunteers: it's collaborative editing and translation, like a wiki.It's the world's easiest subtitle creator - type and tap

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Udacity, Amara Partner To Provide Free College Courses In Almost Any Language - Forbes

Udacity, Amara Partner To Provide Free College Courses In Almost Any Language - Forbes | Video for Learning | Scoop.it

Udacity, one of the world's leading online education portals, yesterday announced a partnership with translation platform Amara  to caption and translate more than 5,000 educational videos using student volunteers.


This epic undertaking is significant for a several reasons, it offers a democratisation of video content by making it globally accessible and relevant, and it offers real world experience to students.  Teachers might wish to consider this type of task for their own students,  it is much more meaningful than making endless ppts, and helps develop real media skills within a digital literacy context.


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