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Accessibility at Michener
3PlayMedia is a company providing captioning, transcription, and subtitling solutions. OLC is a professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning. Together, they offer free webinars on various accessible media topics. Some are upcoming while others are recorded sessions. Below is a selection of webinars; view the full list on 3PlayMedia's webinar page.
The Future of Video Player Accessibility (April 22/15)
In this webinar, developers from YouTube/Google, JW Player, Video.js, and University of Washington will come together to discuss video player accessibility. We will discuss the current capabilities, known shortcomings, and plans for future development.
Creating Accessiblit PDFs with Acrobat (April 30/15)
This webinar will walk you through the requirements for PDF accessibility and how to provide textual alternatives for visual elements. Explore various Acrobat tools that will make accessibility implementation as simple as possible.
Quick Start to Captioning (May 7/15)
Learn the basics of how to add closed captions or subtitles to make your videos fully accessible, searchable, and SEO-friendly. Register for this webinar to learn about accessibility laws and compliance,how to create closed captions,getting the right caption format and more.
10 Tips for Creating Accessible Web Content with WCAG 2.0 (May 21/15)
In this webinar, Janet Sylvia, the Digital Media Professional Specialist and leader of the Web Accessibility Group at University of Georgia, will walk you through 10 tips for creating accessible websites following the international standard WCAG 2.0.
DIY Workflows for Captioning and Transcription (July 23/15)
In this webinar, Ken Petri, the Director of the Ohio State University Web Accessibility Center, will walk you through the process of DIY captioning.
The Long Road from Reactive to Proactive (recorded March 19/15)
In this webinar, Korey Singleton, the Assistive Technology Initiative Manager at George Mason University, walks you through their two-year process of moving from reactive solutions to proactive accessibility policies. 80 minutes.
Accessibility Strategies for Educational Online Video (recorded Feb 12/15)
The presenters discuss strategies and resources, costs and benefits derived, implementation best practices, and specific examples that will help you gain a deeper understanding of how to create an accessible campus. 62 minutes.
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