Teresa.Haven at nau.edu
Wed Feb 18 07:17:55 PST 2015
Greetings, all. Northern Arizona University is using DocSoft, and Jamie Axelrod, Director of Disability Resources, has said he'd be happy to talk with anyone about it, although it's pretty dense and detailed to write up. His email is Jamie.axelrod at nau.edu<mailto:Jamie.axelrod at nau.edu>; please contact him directly if you would like to arrange a conversation.
Teresa Haven, Ph.D.
Accessibility Analyst, Northern Arizona University
Co-Chair, AHEAD Standing Committee on Technology
Vice President, ATHEN
From: athen-list [mailto:athen-list-bounces at mailman13.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Hunziker, Dawn A - (hunziker)
Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 8:03 AM
To: Access Technology Higher Education Network
Subject: Re: [Athen] DocSoft
Great questions Marcie... We are looking at various solutions as well. So, please reply to the list - thanks!
On Feb 18, 2015, at 7:16 AM, Dimac, Marcie <mdimac at kent.edu<mailto:mdimac at kent.edu>> wrote:
It was -7 here yesterday, yes that is a negative sign. Brrrr.
I would like to put a feeler out there for all folks who are currently using DocSoft captioning services for any of their captioning needs. A little background:
We own a license to DocSoft (have for years) but have never actually put it to use. I'd like to get some information on how other Universities are implementing DocSoft campus-wide.
I attended ATHEN and got some great info there - but am also looking if anyone can share the following info:
* Who "handles" this service? (I.e. Does your disability services office manage the DocSoft portal, or does IT?)
* Who is editing the transcripts?
* Is there a particular workflow that has worked for you that you would be willing to share?
* Is there ever a time when you outsource? If so, what is the reason (I.e. Video is 30 minutes or 1 hour)
* Any other information that you think might be helpful for me as we try to get some traction on this initiative!
Thanks, stay warm!!!!
Marcie Dimač, M.A. Ed.
Coordinator, Assistive Technology
Student Accessibility Services
Kent State University
Ground Floor, Rm. 23
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, Ohio 44242
Email: mdimac at kent.edu<mailto:mdimac at kent.edu>
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