Accessibility · Digital communication · Top tip · YouTube

#530 Export YouTube’s Auto-Generated Captions

As we mentioned in one of our previous posts, we are huge fans of the auto-generated captions in YouTube. There is also a way now to export YouTube’s auto-generated captions to create a downloadable transcript of your video, which is great for accessibility especially if you don’t have access to a professional transcription service. This… Continue reading #530 Export YouTube’s Auto-Generated Captions

Accessibility · PowerPoint · Top tip

#369 Worried your PowerPoints aren’t accessible? Get some help!

PowerPoint has an inbuilt tool to help make sure that your slides are optimised for people using screen readers. They also include a really helpful table which highlights some common mistakes that can make your slides inaccessible for people with disabilities.  If you’re also worried about your Word documents, the same feature can be found… Continue reading #369 Worried your PowerPoints aren’t accessible? Get some help!

Digital communication · Digital creation · Distance Learning · Information literacy · Top tip · Video

#221 Add automatic YouTube subtitles to your videos

Adding automatic subtitles to your YouTube videos is an easy way to make your videos more accessible to a wider audience. It means that your viewers can watch your videos in a busy office without the sound on or that viewers who are hard of hearing can access your videos without barriers. Watch how you… Continue reading #221 Add automatic YouTube subtitles to your videos