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Automatic Closed Captioning for Echo 360 video

Automatic speech recognition can be enabled in Echo 360 videos. This transcript can later be edited to provide a compliant transcript and closed captioning.

Closed captioning and a transcript are required for all instructional video at UIC. ASR, or Automatic Speech Recognition, allows for approximated closed captioning called transcription.  In itself, ASR is not fulfilling ADA requirements. The transcription text can be downloaded, and then edited to complete the process.

To create the transcript, instructors can enable or disable ASR in their own courses by navigating in Echo 360 course to:

1. Settings -> Features
2. Toggle: ASR - Automatically create machine generated transcripts for any captures published to a course.

To create the CC, instructors can follow the steps shown in the video:

1. How to download and edit transcription text:

Learn more about Echo 360 transcriptions and closed captioning:

Keywords:Closed Captioning, ASR, Blackboard, Echo, video   Doc ID:91204
Owner:Szymon M.Group:University of Illinois Chicago Technology Solutions
Created:2019-04-19 13:22 CDTUpdated:2019-04-19 13:43 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Chicago Technology Solutions
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