Open + Connected

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World Caption Tool to the Rescue

APS5 Applications and Standards Track



Discover how a free captioning tool played a key role in helping deaf students access an online course that had over 25 videos. Learn what is involved in obtaining transcripts, captioning QuickTime compatible videos, and working with faculty who convert their classroom instruction to on-line courses. Hear about lessons learned and campus access policies that changed that resulted. For more information on World Caption and requirements go to:


Alice Anderson
Technology Accessibiilty Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Alice Anderson is the technology accessibility program coordinator in the Division of Information Technology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She plays a significant role in strategic planning, policy, and resource development in the area of technology accessibility and coordinates campus advisory committees that address accessibility for people with disabilities.