Live Caption a PowerPoint Presentation

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If your teaching entails portions of PowerPoint presentation, you can use live captions to provide a more accessible experience for learners.

“Automatic captions in PowerPoint” by Teaching and Learning Conestoga, prepared by the Online Learning Center, 2020. Retrieved June 24th, 2020.

The narration will only work as long as you’re showing PowerPoint presentations, but adding in Q&A slides and using the Remote Presentation Template will help make presentation portions more accessible to many learners.

Jess Wilkinson

Jesslyn is the Educational Technology Officer at Conestoga. An Ontario Certified Teacher, and holding a B.A. and B.Ed., Jesslyn researches and promotes new technologies for faculty to enhance pedagogical practices. She brings to the role her experience as a Google and Microsoft certified technology trainer and as a classroom teacher in South Korea, Mongolia, and Ontario, focusing on special education and assistive learning technologies. She is available for workshops, consultations, and support with using technology in higher education contexts.

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