Study: Students See Benefits of Video Captioning

November 1, 2016

Video captioning helps more than students with disabilities, according to a new study by 3Play Media and the Oregon State University Ecampus Research Unit. In a survey of 2,124 college students at 15 public and private nonprofit institutions, the researchers found three-quarters of respondents who turn on captions use them as a learning aid. About half of the surveyed students (52 percent) who use captions said they improve their comprehension of course work. The full report is available here.

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