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Web Accessibility Essentials for Successful Distance Learning

By Danielle Chazen

Successful distance learning is a far cry from a ctrl+c and ctrl+v of in-person classes into online learning platforms. During this period of social distancing and a significant increase in distance learning offerings, the importance of web accessibility is gaining momentum. Web accessibility occurs when website development and interaction with that site work together to become accessible to individuals with…
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Top Tips for Teaching Online and Via Zoom

By Danielle Chazen

Many professionals are questioning what the educational experience will look like come fall 2020 and even spring 2021. Institutions are crowdsourcing information and making decisions for the months ahead. University leaders are performing around the clock course design work in preparation and anticipating for the future, even though the future remains quite unclear due to the global health crisis. Higher…
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Cut The Corona: Engagement & Messaging for Enterprise Success

By Danielle Chazen

How is it already July? For many business leaders, the past few months have been a complete blur. It’s been an ongoing Groundhog Day. These are unforeseen times for all businesses and their employees. Regardless of enterprise size and industry, nearly every individual is experiencing change and disruption both personally and professionally. While the full impact of COVID-19 remains to…
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The Importance of Accessibility in the Workplace

By Danielle Chazen

You’re not likely to encounter a workplace without a ramp or elevator these days. More workplaces are now extending the accessibility measures they put in place for those with visual disabilities to meet additional needs, such as employees who are deaf, hard of hearing, who have learning disabilities and others. A workplace which promotes a fully inclusive environment primes all…
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Closed Captioning Best Practices & Subtitle Guidelines

By Danielle Chazen

Closed captions and subtitles are being used by many individuals in a variety of use cases outside of those they were initially designed for. Technology and artificial intelligence have greatly improved their accuracy, as well as their ability to be generated live at rapid speed. As the technology and use cases evolve and expand, more questions continue to arise on…
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A to Zoom: Acing Online Learning Webinar

By Danielle Chazen

A significant number of online learning experiences are now happening via Zoom. With more time and experience utilizing the platform, educators have identified challenges and are benefiting from best practices which have been uncovered in the process. As a result, Verbit is investing more in its integrations with Zoom and additional web conferencing platforms. We're therefore hosting a webinar to…
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‘Live Room by Verbit’ Interactive Application Unveiled for Zoom Desktop Users

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit has released a new desktop application, Live Room by Verbit, which provides live, interactive transcripts and captions within Zoom web conferencing. The application supports companies and universities, helping them to ensure their online meetings, courses and events are delivered effectively to both comply with legal requirements and meet the needs of all remote participants. “Following the massive growth in…
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