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Video Captions for Online Courses: Do YouTube’s Auto-generated Captions Meet Deaf Students’ Needs?

@article{Parton2016VideoCF,
  title={Video Captions for Online Courses: Do YouTube’s Auto-generated Captions Meet Deaf Students’ Needs?},
  author={Becky Sue Parton},
  journal={Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning},
  year={2016},
  volume={20},
  pages={8-18}
}
  • B. Parton
  • Published 25 August 2016
  • Education
  • Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning
Providing captions for videos used in online courses is an area of interest for institutions of higher education. [] Key Result Findings indicate that auto-generated captions are too inaccurate to be used exclusively. Additional studies are needed to determine whether they can provide a starting point for a process of captioning that reduces the preparation time.

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