New Guidelines Help Make Remote Learning More Accessible to Hearing Impaired Students
Several organisations have released guideline, resources, and tips to making remote learning more accessible to students with hearing and vision losses, an article in EdTech reports.
In particular, the article stresses the importance of making certain that captions for lectures are accurate; the accuracy rate of automatic captions can be as low as 80%, according to EdTech, with names and key terms commonly misspelled. Writing captions by hand can be a cumbersome process, and the authors recommend delegating the editing of automatic captions to a teacher’s aide or work-study student.
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