Video Captioning - Self-Paced


Videos can be powerful tools in the classroom and enhance students’ understanding. Captioning provides access for all of your students. Comprehension takes more than just visuals! Research shows captions as reinforcement help students with understanding and focused attention. Captions are crucial for students whose English is their second language and students with disabilities.

This self-paced micro-course will introduce a range of captioning strategies, from doing it yourself to hiring a professional service provider, guiding you through effective pre-production lesson planning for videos to expedite the captioning workflow. Learn the basics of audio description, gain access to valuable resources to create quality captioning, and take all that you’ve learned and apply it to a hands-on activity that you can use in your course! your online material!


Fulfills: This is a self-paced micro-course that is not part of our certificate programs. If you are taking this course to fulfill a requirement on your campus, please check with your campus to ensure they will honor a self-paced course.
Duration: self-paced
Time Commitment: based on your input
Level of Difficulty: Beginning
Format: Self-paced course


By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Evaluate the captioning quality of a video
  • Design a script that quickens the video captioning process
  • Create a quality captioned video