I know generating a transcript may take more time and effort. Are there useful tools to help with this? If there are captions already on a video is there something that can be used to auto create a transcript from them? And one that is accessible for screen readers?

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There are many reasons to post a transcript with a video. First, accessibility. Also, skimmability (a word?)—good for anyone who wants to know if it’s going to be worth their time to invest an hour or more in watching an extended recording. Real-time captions don’t help much with that.

Learned about this new Niagra College (Canada) Accessibility Hub site today, with guides on many different topics on accessibility in teaching and learning, websites, online documents, presentations, events, and more. The information is Creative Commons licensed so it can be repurposed/revised/reused: accessibilityhub.niagaracolleg

BCcampus in British Columbia is hosting a webinar Oct. 14 on "Creating Accessible in Pressbooks": bccampus.ca/event/creating-acc

I'm editing an open book available publicly available on web & also downloadable in PDF & ebook. I have a question about the accessibility of how I'm doing premises and conclusions for philosophical arguments with ordered lists <ol>. Please see this post (replies here or there welcome!) rebus.community/t/logic-ed-ben

Just learned about this handbook for making complex visual images such as charts, diagrams, mathematical graphs, and more. It's super helpful for anyone posting educational content online! Plus, it's licensed. pcc.edu/instructional-support/

I'm editing a series of open textbooks for Philosophy courses, and am learning a lot along the way. Here is a blog post about some things I've learned about accessibility and publishing open textbooks on the Pressbooks platform: blogs.ubc.ca/chendricks/2020/0

Earlier today I asked about accessibility of PDFs produced with LaTeX. Should just have done a web search of course. Here is one post that suggests making them fulfill accessibility requirements (in Europe) is challenging, and in the case of creating tagged PDFs, may require compiling to html & MathML: homepages.ucl.ac.uk/~ucahmto/e

Or does it depend on whether one has done accessible things like headers, accessible tables with header rows/columns, etc? I mean, does the underlying creation tool matter less than the structure of the PDF output?

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Looking forward to digging into this book: Intro to Web Accessibility by the Chang School of Continuing Studies at Ryerson University (Canada). pressbooks.library.ryerson.ca/

This is great news! BCcampus (a provincial organization working on higher ed issues in British Columbia, Canada) is piloting an tool to help faculty and staff check materials they put on their course websites: bccampus.ca/2018/06/26/automat

Working on a small website on my domain for a 2-day workshop next week.

This web accessibility colour contrast checker is perpetually open in my browser as I play around with colours for headings, links, and more: webaim.org/resources/contrastc

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