Video Captioning: a Do-It-Yourself Approach

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Accessing Higher Ground Conference, 2012

Presentation Abstract:

In this session you will learn how one academic department (Occupational Therapy) at Colorado State University is tackling the vexing issue of video captioning using a do-it-yourself model. We will share with you the lessons we have learned during our first year of implementing an ambitious goal of captioning all instructional videos using tools readily available to faculty such as Microsoft Word, Camtasia Studio and Handbrake.


  1. Captioning models in higher education
  2. The components of a DIY captioning model
  3. Recommendations for implementation at other institutions