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Closed Captioning…For Everyone!

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Have you or your department produced video that would benefit from captioning? Research has concluded that captions have powerful positive benefits in terms of attentionretention, and comprehension for everyone including college students, English language learners, and adults with and without hearing-related disabilities (Gernsbacher, 2015).

OIT offers training and resources on several options for captioning video content. These range from no-cost options like Panopto or YouTube to professional-grade captions for a fee via a professional vendor. Here are additional ways to learn more about captioning: