Caption this! Best practices for live captioning presentations

Michele Cooke*, Celia R. Child, Elizabeth C. Sibert, Christoph von Hagke, Stephanie Zihms

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Abstract

Presentations that have captions are better understood, whether they are in-person or remote.

Captions make verbal material more accessible to a wider variety of people. A study of BBC television viewers reported that 80% of caption users are not deaf or hard of hearing. During English-spoken scientific presentations, not-yet-fluent English speakers, people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and people who have auditory processing disorder develop listening fatigue that can inhibit their understanding and limit their participation in discussions.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages13
Volume101
Specialist publicationEOS
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Oct 2020

Keywords

  • accessibility
  • inclusion

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