Online learning programs and downloadable resources including videos form a significant complement of learning activities with which students will engage in 2015. Access to media and technology becomes paramount in this equation.
Teachers need reliable and current sources of captioned video and also information about technology for increased classroom access. Underpinning the necessity for accessible resources is the need for inclusive teaching practices and consideration of Universal Design for Learning principles, for the long term benefit for all students.
Ongoing support in learning more about captions and how they can be used in the classroom is available through Media Access Australia’s resources for teachers, which include lesson plans for K-12 and ‘how to’ videos.
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