13th Annual CUNY Accessibility Conference

Two years after the start of an unprecedented pandemic and resultant transitions nationwide, we are returning to our foundation. The conference theme for 2022 is The State of Accessibility: Are we living up to the promise of compliance and the law? With this theme we hope to reflect topics such as on meeting the promise, […]

How to Prevent “Zoombombing” in a Few Easy Steps

“Zoombombing” is when uninvited guests join a Zoom meeting and cause distruptions. This can happen if a link to a Zoom meeting is shared to the public, and it can lead to a hurl of inappropriate content being shown to viewers in the meeting. There is also an automated tool being used to discover unprotected […]

Transition to Online Learning – Captioning Video Lectures

The transition to distance learning will result in an overwhelming amount of videos faculty may use for their online lectures. Many professors have expressed concerns on how they would caption their videos for their deaf/hard-of-hearing students. Captioning can be a long process; for example, a 5 minute video can take up to 30 minutes to manually caption, making it difficult to caption/transcribe video content.