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ERIC Number: EJ1114571
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
An Overview of Video Description: History, Benefits, and Guidelines
Packer, Jaclyn; Vizenor, Katie; Miele, Joshua A.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v109 n2 p83-93 Mar-Apr 2015
This article provides an overview of the historical context in which video description services have evolved in the United States, a summary of research demonstrating benefits to people with vision loss, an overview of current video description guidelines, and information about current software programs that are available to produce video description.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education (ED)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: H327J110005