I’ve not been able to actually do any research with captions and caption files for a while: term has come to a close and all my caption focus has been on reading Zdenek’s book and working on the caption studies conference. Fortunately, I now have time to go look at grabbing some of the files […]
Resource: Working with Simone
There is a brief Lynda.com course on installing and setting up the accessible theme Simone, the theme of this site. You have to have a Lynda.com membership, but the course should be pretty helpful from what I can tell.
Resource: Some Accessibility Training
While not open to the public, some of the NCDB staff started to create a course module on accessibility. If you’ve participated in the Open Hands, Open Access: Deaf-Blind Intervener Learning Modules, you might be able to access them. This is mostly here for me to remember and have a link for.
Resource: Video Description Tutorials
Thanks to Leanne’s generous share, I now know about VDRDC’s video description tutorials. I have not used them, but Leanne says they are solid and help her and her colleagues prepare to caption over 300 videos for a project.
Resource: DIY Media Captioning from CCAC
Collectively developed guide to captioning DIY (Do It Yourself) not involving Steno or Voice Writing. Via CCAC email list
Captioning & Clones: Research and Theory
A few resources that I might tie in to some discussion on either captions or clones. Wikidpedia’s Simulacrum definition(s) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simulacrum#cite_note-10 Gender Matters discussion of Queer Theory http://www.cyberartsweb.org/cpace/gender/raymond/queertheory.html
A few useful links
A few tools I seem to keep returning to: WOU’s WordPress Migration site https://wou.edu/wordpress/ WebAIM WAVE accessibility tester http://wave.webaim.org/”
Resource: Captioning & Subtitling Resources in English, French, Spanish, and German
A nice international collection of multilingual resources on captioning and subtitling. h Via CCAC mailing list
Resource: Sample captioning workflow
Michael Lockrey shared his captioning workflow on the CCAC mailing list and on Twitter. He’s encouraged people to share it and spread it widely. It’s a useful resource, and it could help people who want to get started or organize their flow. If you don’t know about CCAC, it is the Collaborative for Communication Access […]
Just learned of a new potential resource for captioning, DIYCaptions. It appears focused on helping improve the automatic captions on YouTube videos. I have not reviewed or tested these out, but they look like they are worth investigating.