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Improve Engagement, Focus, and Comprehension with Closed Captions for eLearning Videos

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Written By

Pamela Hogle

January 05, 2017

Topics

  • accessibility
  • accessible learning
  • video

One simple addition to eLearning videos can improve learner engagement with and comprehension of the material, as well as increasing learners’ focus while viewing the videos. It’s closed captioning.

Many eLearning developers make two critical errors in the way they think about closed captions: They see captioning only as an accessibility aid. And they assume that, since they have no deaf learners, they do not need to implement captions. Actually, make that three errors: Many developers also believe that, if they ever “needed [...]

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