Accessibility Communication Lectures Videos

Upload a MS Teams Recording to Yuja and Generate Auto-Captions

When you record a meeting in Teams, that recording is automatically available to all of the members of that team. Unfortunately, Teams does not generate auto-captions for recordings and it does not support embedding them in a Canvas course. Resolving this is simple, but it requires a few extra steps. Uploading the videos to Yuja […]

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Use MathJax and LaTeX to Display Equations in Canvas

Many courses depend on the ability to share accurate and accessible equations, however mathematical equations can be difficult to render in a virtual environment. Fortunately, Canvas has integrated MathJax and LaTeX into the text editor to make this process easy. This also has the added benefit of making equations more accessible to students using screen-readers […]

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Open MS Stream Using Teams on Your Mobile Device to Generate Captions for Videos

UPDATE: As of May 24th, 2021, Teams recordings will no longer be saved to Stream. This tutorial will remain accessible for those who are working with older recordings saved in Stream, but for those working with recordings made after this date, please see the Upload a MS Teams Recording to Yuja and Generate Auto-Captions tutorial […]

Accessibility Lectures Videos

Edit Auto-Captions on YuJa Videos

Videos uploaded to YuJa receive automatic captions, though it may take a few hours for them to appear after processing. This is an excellent feature which will save you lots of time! However, not all of the captions will be accurate- it’s a computer and cannot know your exact vocab or speech perfectly. Thankfully, editing […]


Add Alt Text to an Image in Canvas

Before reading this guide, be sure to familiarize yourself with Accessibility Basics and Best Practices for Images and Alternative Text. Alternative text (alt text) is an important component for any image you use in your course to ensure that students using screen readers have the same understanding of an image as they would visually. It is […]