Reminder – All Instructional Videos Must Have Closed Captions

Per MATC’s Closed Caption Policy, faculty who provide instructional videos to students must ensure that they are accompanied by closed captions that describe the video’s content. Closed captions are required by law and are beneficial for all learners. See this resource guide to support your efforts towards satisfying this requirement. Remember – NBC Learn and Films on […]

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Video Accessibility Resources

Per Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Quality Matters best practices for instruction, faculty who provide instructional videos to students must provide them with closed captions or text transcripts of the video’s content.  What are Closed Captions and Transcripts? Closed captions are synced text subtitles that represent all speech and sounds occurring […]

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Boost Engagement with NBC Learn Video

MATC’s Distance Learning department is proud to announce the availability of a new tool that faculty can use to provide students with engaging, accessible instructional video: NBC Learn. Available within Blackboard, NBC Learn is a collection of more than 21,000 videos, documents, and images that can be integrated with classroom lectures and online teaching materials. […]

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Upcoming Webinars: Tips for Testing Website Accessibility, Creating Accessible Online Courses, & More

  Upcoming Webinars: Tips for Testing Website Accessibility, Creating Accessible Online Courses, & More Over the next few months, we will be holding several webinars that will provide tips for creating accessible online content. You can register using the links below to learn about testing for website accessibility, creating accessible online course content, understanding closed […]

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