SUNY Oswego on iTunes U

Frequently Asked Question

Are there tools available for creating accessible multimedia?

It is recommended and encouraged that multimedia have captioning and/or text equivalents to ensure that all audiences may view and/or listen all SUNY Oswego on iTunes U content. There are State and Federal regulations for offering accessible content. Below are SUNY Oswego's guidelines for accessible multimedia content*:

  • If a video has sound, it needs to be closed captioned
  • If a video does not have sound, it needs a video description (a file that can be read by a screen reader)
  • If it is an audio file, it neeeds a transcript (a file that can be read by a screen reader)

*multimedia file types include: .mov, .swf, .mp4, .mp3, .asf, .wmv, .wav, .wma

Information and tools for multimedia captioning: