Online Course on Media Accessibility
Online Course on Media Accessibility es un curso de tipo MOOC gratuito:
The course is structured in four units, which are: Accessibility, Subtitling/Captioning, Audio Description and Sign Language. Regarding the first unit, accessibility, we will go through all the issues related to: why and for whom is it accessibility important or necessary, laws and regulations, rights and duties, etc. The second unit deals with the topic of Subtitling/Captioning. Here we will be going through the different aspects to consider when subtitling, such as translation, timing, scrolling, etc. Units one and three will be tutored by Pilar Orero. Thirdly, we will talk about Audio Description. In this third unit we will highlight the importance of a qualitative description and how to achieve this. This third unit will be tutored by Pablo Romero-Fresco. Lastly, in the four unit, we will talk about Sign Language. This topic involves many different issues, due to the fact that sign language it’s a language itself, so there are many things to take into account. This last unit will be tutored by Marta Bosch-Baliarda.