Closed Captioning and Transcription for Online Materials

Last revised: 11/14/2016 by DTM.


This article explains eCampus’ responsibility and fiscal support for the creation of accessible audio and video content for online courses.

Title 5 of Americans with Disability Act (ADA) clarifies that online courses must meet the requirements of the ADA and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.

Distance education means instruction in which the instructor and student are separated by distance and interact through the assistance of communication technology. All distance education is subject to the general requirements of this chapter as well as the specific requirements of this article. In addition, instruction provided as distance education is subject to the requirements that may be imposed by the American with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. §12100 et seq.) and section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

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eCampus Syllabus Template

Last modified on 09/27/2016 by CAH


eCampus offers a syllabus template which meets the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements for online documents and is available for download in two formats. This post describes how to access the templates, along with some tips on ensuring the document remains accessible. Continue reading