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Infographic: The Importance of Captions with TechSmith Knowmia

2021

Infographic: The Importance of Captions with TechSmith Knowmia

 

Title: The importance of videos captions with TechSmith  Description: Have you ever considered how captions can help with reading comprehension? Check out how the caption capability in TechSmith Knowmia can help your students be successful!  Sound Restrictions - By having captions, students who may be in an environment where they are unable to have their video sound on can still follow along with the video via captions. English as a second language.- Students who have English as their second language can benefit from reading the text on the screen in conjunction with seeing and hearing the spoken word. Accessibility - Captions are legally necessary for any students requiring this type of accommodation. Searchable transcript - Setting up captioning creates a transcript that allow students to reference as they study the material and can quickly search text to find what they need. Likely to watch to completion - Data has shown that when videos are captioned, users are more likely to watch to completion compared to when videos are not captioned. Reading comprehension - captions help all students with their reading comprehension. Resources: 10 reasons to caption your videos in education: https://cielo24.com/2017/02/10-reasons-why-closed-captioning-for-education-must/ Resources: Adding captions to your TechSmith videos: https://kb.mc3.edu/article/10/faculty-and-students-adding-captions-to-techsmith-knowmia-videos-7132.html

 

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Title: The importance of videos captions with TechSmith

Description: Have you ever considered how captions can help with reading comprehension? Check out how the caption capability in TechSmith Knowmia can help your students be successful!

  1. Sound Restrictions - By having captions, students who may be in an environment where they are unable to have their video sound on can still follow along with the video via captions.
  2. English as a second language.- Students who have English as their second language can benefit from reading the text on the screen in conjunction with seeing and hearing the spoken word.
  3. Accessibility - Captions are legally necessary for any students requiring this type of accommodation.
  4. Searchable transcript - Setting up captioning creates a transcript that allow students to reference as they study the material and can quickly search text to find what they need.
  5. Likely to watch to completion - Data has shown that when videos are captioned, users are more likely to watch to completion compared to when videos are not captioned.
  6. Reading comprehension - captions help all students with their reading comprehension.
  7. Resources: 10 reasons to caption your videos in education: https://cielo24.com/2017/02/10-reasons-why-closed-captioning-for-education-must/
  8. Resources: Adding captions to your TechSmith videos: https://kb.mc3.edu/article/10/faculty-and-students-adding-captions-to-techsmith-knowmia-videos-7132.html
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