The following strategies can be applied to enhance the accessibility of lecture capture videos.
Design PowerPoint slides for accessibility
It is important to design teaching materials that are equally available to all students. Ensuring the information you present on your PowerPoint slides is easy to see, read, process, and understand will increase the likelihood of key messages reaching all of your students.
Accessible information design with PowerPoint (pdf)
Lecture capture and captioning practices for accessibility
The following tip sheet provides some recommended practices to improve accessibility.
Best practice to lecture capture (pdf)
Manual Captioning in Panopto
This guide and video covers the process of adding and editing captions manually to your recording.
Quick guide to manual caption your video (pdf)
Creating and Editing Captions (video 2:14)
Automated Captioning in Panopto
Panopto has the ability to add Automatic Speech Recognition generated captions to your recordings. This guide and video outlines the process of importing automated captions into a video using the editor (please see the cautionary note to using automated captioning in the Quick Guide below)
Quick guide to automate caption your video (pdf)
Importing Automatic Captions (video 2:29)
Viewing a Recording with Captions
To view a captioned enabled video, you need to access the video in full screen Panopto view. The following guide and video show how to access the caption feature and caption viewing options.
Quick guide to viewing captioned videos (pdf)
Caption View Controls (video 1:30)