How do I Order and Edit Automated Captions through My Media in Canvas?
This tutorial provides links to articles that will explain how to order and edit automated captions within the My Media in Canvas.
Providing Captioning Accommodations
If you have a student in your class with documented captioning accommodations, the Accessibility Resources Center can provide assistance with captioning media. The Accessibility Resources Center can be contacted at: https://uwm.edu/arc/media-captioning/
About Automated Captioning in My Media:
Even if you don't have a student with a captioning accommodation, you should consider creating media that offers proactive captioning. Captions are useful for students who are English language learners. In addition, Research shows that being able to read accurate text and listen to audio content can help students comprehend and retain information better.
Step #1: Upload your media to generate automatic captions
- You can use these instructions to upload and embed your media into your Canvas course site: https://kb.uwm.edu/96088
- If the media has already been uploaded and you need to embed the media into a Canvas Page, you can use these instruction: https://kb.uwm.edu/cetl/107627
Step #2: Editing Automated Captions
- Please note, to access your My Media videos, you will log into UWM's Canvas instance.
- Click on Account in Global Navigation (black bar), then click on My Media.