FAQ Faculty and Staff Captioned Media Remote Learning

If I have a Realtime Captioner or ASL Interpreter in my Zoom lecture, do I still need to submit Zoom recordings to be captioned?

Yes. The live captioner is there for a purpose similar to that of an ASL Interpreter; to provide captions for the communication that is occurring live. Realtime Captioning affords a D/deaf or hard-of-hearing student the ability to actively participate in classroom discussions, questions, responses, and breakout sessions without losing quality of access to the material as it is presented.

The captioning of recorded Zoom lectures ensures that the student has equal access which is unhindered by quality...

Can a student with a Realtime Captioning accommodation participate in Zoom group work/breakout rooms?

Yes, the student is able to participate in group work. When a class is held in-person, a captioner is present and often sits with the group in order to hear the speakers clearly. Remote classes are handled in a similar fashion in that the captioner will be present in the same breakout room/group component as the student.

A student may also speak with the DSP Captioning Coordinator if they wish to omit captioning from any portion of their course. In the event a student elects to omit captioning from a...

How do I submit recorded Zoom lectures for captioning?

Please submit recorded Zoom Lectures to us via the DSP portal (AIM) within 24 hours so captions may be added.