The freePost-Production/Offline Captioning training module,created by Pepnet 2 in conjunction with Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP), overviews what captions are and why they are essential to providing access for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The module reviews guidelines for captions, discusses laws pertaining to captioning, and compares various methods of creating captions. It also includes video examples and captioning practice simulations. Although designed for disability service professionals, instructors, and IT professionals working in secondary and postsecondary education, anyone wanting to learn more about postproduction captioning will find the training informative and beneficial.
Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in April.
Many resources are available to help students transition from school to work or college, although most do not take into account the unique experiences students who are deaf or hard of hearing encounter in choosing a college and/or a career. Map It: What Comes Next? is a free online curriculum module for use with students who are deaf or hard of hearing.