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Captioning--Video: Home

Guide Set Up

This guide highlights a few key resources and possibilities for captioning video.

STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES

This section highlights two key resources for understanding the common standards and guidelines for captioning video: Captioning Key—Described and Media Captioning Program and Web AIM-Captions, Transcripts, and Audio Descriptions

 OPEN CAPTIONING vs. CLOSED CAPTIONING

This section defines and describes the difference between open and closed captioning. Examples are provided.

CAPTIONING SOFTWARE AT HAMERSLY LIBRARY

This section highlights a software program available to WOU students/faculty/staff which will allow them to add captions to their multimedia creations and a tool that will help them transcribe unscripted video.

CAPTIONING WITH YOUTUBE 

This section demonstrates how to add captions from a script to YouTube videos.

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