Online platforms for adding captions to your videos webinar
Are you a teacher, youth leader, or other professional working with deaf children and young people? Do you want to feel more confident about making longer videos accessible for deaf young people?
Join us for our upcoming information session where our technology experts will be providing tips on how you can use online platforms and software to add captions to longer videos and make them accessible to deaf children and young people.
Book your place
This is an online event, taking place on Zoom.
Date: 24 July 2020
Time: 2 – 3pm (Join by 1:45pm for registration and prompt start)
Tickets cost £10 and sales close at 10am on 22 July 2020.
This will be an informal session, giving you the opportunity to speak with technology staff at the National Deaf Children’s Society about how to caption longer videos for sharing with deaf children and young people.
You will leave with the knowledge to share educational recordings, recordings of lectures and videos with captions confidently.
Our Technology Research Officer, Kim Hagen, will be speaking about free or low-cost platforms that you can use to add captions to screen recordings or videos. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions of the technology team.
Who is this webinar for?
This webinar is for all professionals working with deaf young people, who are providing digital content and online learning or activities.
How to join
This webinar will be on Zoom, which you can access on any computer, laptop, phone or tablet.
When you first join, you may be prompted to download Zoom which only takes a few seconds to do with a normal broadband connection.
Once you have booked your place, further joining instructions will be provided closer to the event date.
Meet the trainer
Who is the webinar for?
Any professional working with deaf young people, who is providing digital content and online learning or activities.
Will this event cover what I need?
This is an information session to find out tips on captioning apps and software that can make your video content accessible to deaf children and young people and can facilitate meetings with deaf colleagues.
If this is not what you are looking for, please look at our other technology webinars:
- 17 July 2020, Apps for creating captioned videos on mobile devices: Learn how to use apps to make digital content accessible for deaf young people.
- 31 July 2020, Speech-to-text apps to facilitate conversations: Learn how speech-to-text apps can facilitate conversations where lip-reading is difficult.
Do I need to be a member?
No, however if you'd like to become a professional member you can join for free. Our memberships allows you to join our community of professionals who are supporting deaf children, young people and their families throughout the UK.
For more information and to set up your free membership, please visit us online.
Do I need to book my own communication support?
No. We will have captions as standard, however if you require an interpreter please let us know and we will book it for you.
Note: The deadline for requesting an interpreter is Friday 3 July. We cannot guarantee being able to secure an interpreter after this date.
How much does it cost?
£10 per delegate, payable via credit/debit card only.
Can I give my place to a friend or colleague if I can't come?
Yes, however you must notify us in advance, at least 5 days before the workshop takes place via [email protected]
Can I share my log in details with a friend of colleague to join?
No. The log in details are for 1 person only.
There will be a registration period prior to the start of the event where we will be checking the name of those entering against the delegate list (names of those registered to the purchased tickets).
If your name does not feature on the list, you will not be allowed entry to the webinar.
Do I need to do any prep before attending?
What if I need to cancel?
If you cancel:
- 7 working days or less before the planned date, you will be charged 100% of the total cost
- 8-14 working days before the planned date, you will be charged 50% of the total cost
- 15 working days before the planned date, you will not be charged.
If you are interested in finding out more about any of this webinar, please contact us at [email protected].