Not necessarily. Technology Equipment Checkout just needs a Word or text file; it really doesn't matter who actually creates the file.
Lecture notes are a good start. However, HSU's Accessible Technology Initiative requires that the experience for disabled invidiauls must be as close as possible to that of able-bodied students, so the transcript must match the dialogue as fully and precisely as possible.
For any sounds that are too quiet to hear, such as class responses, you can simply insert the word "inaudible" into the transcript.
A video transcript is a word-for-word written record of the dialog and sound effects that make up a video's audio track. Note that providing a transacript significantly reduces both the cost and processing time for digital media; transcripts are not accepted for tape and DVD closed-captioning.
If you provide Technology Equipment Checkout with a digital version instead of a tape or DVD, you'll save $54 per tape or DVD. There are a number of reasonably-priced or even free sources on the Internet to convert traditional media into a digital format.
Automatic Synch Technologies charges the following fees to create captioned videos:
|Video length (minutes)||If you provide a transcript
||If you don't provide a transcript|
Note that tapes and DVDs attract an additional fee of $54 each.
The turnaround time for processing a closed captioning request depends on the work required:
If you sent a tape or DVD, you will receive a captioned DVD as well as your original media.
If you sent a digital media file, Technology Equipment Checkout will email you a link to include the captioned file in your Moodle site, or you can download the file and store it elsewhere if you wish.
You will need to provide the following:
Technology Equipment Checkout can assist you with all aspects of closed captioning. They will deliver the materials to Automatic Synch Technologies, the outside vendor we use, receive the materials back, and process the invoicing on your behalf.