The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Developing Assistive Technology to Enhance Learning for all Students

Wald, Mike (2009) Developing Assistive Technology to Enhance Learning for all Students In, Assistive Technology from Adapted Equipment to Inclusive Environments - AAATE 2009. IOS Press pp. 510-514.

Record type: Book Section

Abstract

Although manual captioning can increase the accessibility of multimedia for deaf students it is rarely provided in educational contexts in the UK due to the cost and shortage of highly skilled and trained stenographers. Speech recognition has the potential to reduce the cost and increase the availability of captioning if it could satisfy accuracy and readability requirements. This paper discusses how the development of a multimedia annotation application Synote that uses captioned multimedia can enhance learning for all students and how finding ways to improve the accuracy and readability of automatic captioning can encourage its widespread adoption to greatly benefit disabled students.

Microsoft Word AAATEsubmit.doc - Author's Original
Download (173kB)

More information

Published date: 2009
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 268217
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/268217
ISBN: 978-1-60750-042-1
PURE UUID: 72419975-e9db-41bd-9692-e13b380a5969

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 15 Nov 2009 12:23
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:56

Export record

Contributors

Author: Mike Wald

University divisions

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×