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Navigating The Maze of Video Accessibility Regulations

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Damian Rochman (SpeakerText, USA)
Session Information
October 16, 2015 - 10:45am
Institutional Level: 
Multiple Levels
Audience Level: 
All
Session Type: 
Vendor Showcase
Location: 
Europe 5
Session Duration: 
45 Minutes
Session: 
Concurrent Session 10
Abstract

Video is revolutionizing how we learn. Institutions face new challenges complying with accessibility regulations. Learn industry best practices for providing an accessible online learning experience.

Extended Abstract

Universities and colleges are leveraging video to transform the way students learn, communicate and collaborate. As the amount of educational video content grows, so do the challenges that institutions face in complying with accessibility guidelines and regulations.

Most institutions of higher education are required by law to provide closed captions to students who are deaf or hard of hearing. While the need for equal access to education is increasing, there is no easy solution or single workflow that allows universities to address this growing need.

Learn about industry best practices to provide an accessible online learning experience.

Lead Presenter

Damian is the Head of SpeakerText and oversees the transcription and closed captioning service that helps universities, enterprises and media companies make their online video accessible, searchable and actionable. Prior to this, he was Kaltura’s Director of Product Management for MediaSpace and Social Business (SBS) and Learning Management (LMS) extensions. In this role, he productized multiple application and services on top of the Open Source Kaltura Online Video Platform.