22NTC Session: Digital Inclusion
Getting Started With Video Captioning to Enhance Content Accessibility
Submitted by: Samara Islam | NTEN

Description

Captioning is incredibly important and the barriers of entry have never been lower, yet is not as prevalent on the web as it should be. Video is not going anywhere, so it is important that those in the nonprofit community are prepared to produce visual content that is accessible by everyone. This presentation will discuss why captioning is a crucial part of modern web and video content, and how folks can use tools freely available to start including captions right now. Best practices that ensure maximum accessibility will also be discussed.


Session Type

30 minute session

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrating the need for consistent, high-quality captioning and why captioning is crucial for ongoing organizational success.
  • How to utilize free-to-use tech to start captioning content now.
  • Best practices involving captions and video content.

Target Audience

Content creators, marketing and communication staff