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YouDescribe Tutorial Session at Berkeley - Nov 21st at 3:00

posted Nov 8, 2013, 3:48 PM by Korie Boctor   [ updated Nov 8, 2013, 3:48 PM ]
Come learn how to add audio description to videos using YouDescribe - a free, web-based tool that lets anyone describe any YouTube video, and share it with everyone. http://youtu.be/XwKm4RILZa4

This hands-on tutorial session is designed to help instructors, students, and alt-media specialists understand how YouDescribe can be used to improve access to instructional video materials for blind and visually-impaired college students.

The session will be led by Dr. Joshua Miele, inventor of YouDescribe, and Director of the Smith-Kettlewell Video Description Research and Development Center.

Attendees will be given a tour of the YouDescribe site, will have an opportunity to create their own YouDescribe account, and can even record some description.

Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP.

When: Thursday, November 21, 3:00PM

Where: UC Berkeley Campus (RSVP for details)

Who: Anyone interested in accessible video for blind college students

What To Bring: A laptop and a USB headset with microphone.

RSVP: E-mail Martha Velasquez:  mvelasquez at berkeley dot edu or call (voice) 510/642-0392

For more details about YouDescribe, visit: http://youdescribe.org/rel/support.php