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DSD: Best practice for video captions and transcripts
Course Description:

Find out about the legal requirements and best practice related to video captions and transcripts.

Learn about the different options for creating captions and transcripts including paid services.


Please ensure you are using Desktop@UCL or the UCL VPN when booking because you need to be on the UCL network to use the system.

Once you have enrolled, you will need to click on the play button under 'My current enrolments' in My Learning to join at the time of the live session. You will also receive an email from ISD containing the direct joining link a day before the session. Please check your junk folder as these emails are occasionally tagged as spam.

We would encourage those who are new to Microsoft Teams to join within the first 15 minutes of the advertised start time in order to test out their connection/audio. The actual session will start on the hour.

By the end of the session you will be familiar with:

  • The legal requirements related to captioning
  • The differences between captions and transcripts
  • Different ways to generate captions
  • Options for paid services
  • How to create transcripts
Intended Audience:
Target Audience: All
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