Estimated time to complete: 5 minutes
Looking over the captioning best practices list of tips, make a checklist of elements to check auto-generated captions for (for example, odd line breaks, homonyms etc.)
Practice getting a transcript from a YouTube video! Choose any video on YouTube and use the instructions in the transcripts tutorial to generate a transcript.
- If you are planning on using a video hosting platform other than YouTube, check Deque University’s guide to checking if a media player is keyboard and screen reader accessible.
- The Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) has many resources for creating quality captions, as well as audio descriptions (which were not covered in this training).