[Watchknow-l] FW: [Watchknow-panel] Closed Captioning Videos
sanger at citizendium.org
Mon Jul 12 13:07:08 CDT 2010
FYI, it's relevant to everyone at work on WatchKnow.
From: watchknow-panel-bounces at mail.citizendium.org
[mailto:watchknow-panel-bounces at mail.citizendium.org] On Behalf Of Larry
Sent: Monday, July 12, 2010 2:06 PM
To: 'List for the WatchKnow Media Review Panel'
Subject: Re: [Watchknow-panel] Closed Captioning Videos
Thanks, Kerry! I totally support this. Please use a standard statement,
just as you say: "This video includes closed captioning." We will search
for this and remove it if and when we transfer this information to a
checkbox. We are in conversation with Bill Stark now.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: watchknow-panel-bounces at mail.citizendium.org [mailto:watchknow-
> panel-bounces at mail.citizendium.org] On Behalf Of
> kerry.matthews at desotocountyschools.org
> Sent: Monday, July 12, 2010 2:00 PM
> To: List for the WatchKnow Media Review Panel
> Subject: [Watchknow-panel] Closed Captioning Videos
> Upon approving and editing some excellent new videos this morning that
> were loaded by Bill Stark, something dawned on me... We have a missed
> opportunity to help provide videos for the hearing impaired and blind
> children. Bill has loaded a few videos that address closed captioning
> and descriptions for children in that category. I'm sure there are
> several more educational videos out there like them. I also know that
> often as I am editing videos, certain ones already include closed
> captioning. (Expert Village is one example.) Simply adding the
> statement "This video includes closed captioning" at the end of a
> description will help the hearing impaired search for those videos.
> I've never really thought to add a comment about the feature until
> today and thought I'd pass along the idea to the rest of you as well.
> I know that we have a hearing impaired program at our school that
> would GREATLY appreciate the help in locating videos for their
> Happy Summer Days!
> Kerry Matthews "begamatt"
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