Creating Captioned Videos

headphones with video camera and letters CC

Creating Captioned Videos

Focus on adding captions to a video in YouTube that you use as course content, but did not create.
Course Length:
1 hour
Delivery Mode:
Online (Synchronous)
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The "Closed Captioning Videos" workshop explores explore how to use YouTube and Amara to quickly and easily add closed captioning to videos and animations. Closed captioning your videos and animations will not only benefit learners with disabilities but can improve learning for learners with a range of other needs or strengths (ESL, attention deficit). The Facilitator will lead a demonstration on how to add closed captions to a YouTube "Instructor Introduction" video and a video in Amara.

Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the importance of closed captioning videos
  • Explain the difference between open captioning, closed captioning, subtitles, and transcriptions
  • Explain how to close caption a video using YouTube and Amara


What Participants Need
  • Headset
  • 1 hour of focused time
Special Notes

Web conferencing workshops are designed for individual participants. Each individual participant should register.