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YouTube Caption fixing – down and dirty tutorial

Published on: Author: KerryJ

YouTube’s Close Captioning results in word salad – but it’s easy to fix. Here is a pictorial on it – it’s not pretty, but hope it’s useful. Needed to do this in a hurry:Step 1: Run Captions, let YouTube do its thing. When finished, play again and see result. Click Edit Captions and Subtitles.Step 2:… Continue reading YouTube Caption fixing – down and dirty tutorial

YouTube video editing

Published on: Author: KerryJ

I love the new video tweaking/editing functions on YouTube.Today I produced a tutorial on how to configure a headset with microphone on Windows 7 because I couldn’t find any out there and our students need support in this.I created the video with no sound, uploaded it and then once YouTube finished processing it, I could… Continue reading YouTube video editing

HTML5 – Why I couldn’t see it in IE9 and why Windows XP users never will

Published on: Author: KerryJ

Download an MP3 file (2.4 MB) to listen to this blog post: HTML5 goodness Or, browser willing, play it back here: Sorry, your browser doesn’t support HTML5. Click on link above. A few posts ago I was po’ed at IE 9 because I couldn’t see video captions or HTML 5 content. Neither could my husband.… Continue reading HTML5 – Why I couldn’t see it in IE9 and why Windows XP users never will

YouTube captioning

Published on: Author: KerryJ

I’ve been researching YouTube’s captioning abilities as part of research I’m doing into Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) ┬ácompliance for the organisation for which I work. Under the WCAG 2.0 standards set out by the W3C (an international consortium looking to set out standards for accessibility for web sites and content), there are four principles… Continue reading YouTube captioning