Audio description is the new frontier of accessible media. By definition, audio description is the verbal depiction of key visual elements in media and live productions. It is a tool that helps people with low vision, vision impairment or blindness to more completely experience video content by explaining what is happening within the media beyond dialogue alone.
Audio description is still on the newer side of accessibility tools and resources. However, its benefits and use cases show just how impactful the technology can be for those with visual impairments.
This resource can assist you in implementing a robust audio description program at your institution. The benefits of audio description heavily outweigh the costs of implementation. Thus, every higher education institution should seriously consider the use cases of audio description.
- What is Audio Description?
- Audio Description in the Online Classroom
- Resources for a Successful Audio Description Program
- And More…