Online Learning Update

August 18, 2011

Online Learning: Volunteer to Caption Videos

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:05 am

By George Williams, Chronicle of Higher Education

I’ve written a few times before about Universal Subtitles, a great web service that facilitates the crowdsourcing of captions for online videos. Earlier this summer they announced a new initiative to focus the crowd‘s efforts on specific videos: “We’re looking for volunteers to caption and translate videos on our volunteer team page. We’ve curated some fascinating videos from non-profit and educational partners that deserve a global audience. Even if you don’t speak multiple languages you can still help make the video more accessible by creating captions.”

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