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Accessibility research roundup

Here’s an occasional Weblog giving you a quick overview and review of, and commentary on, some of the academic research concerning captioning and audio description.


And in this section, we focus exclusively on Carl Jensema of the Institute for Disabilities Research and Training, the international megastar when it comes to captioning research. What’s he written lately?

Carl Jensema, “Viewer reaction to different television captioning speeds”
American Annals of the Deaf, 143(4):318–324 (1998)

Carl Jensema, Ralph McCann, and Scott Ramsey, “Closed-captioned television presentation speed and vocabulary”
American Annals of the Deaf, 141(4):284–292 (1996)

Carl J. Jensema, Sameh El Sharkawy, Ramalinga Sarma Danturthi, Robert Burch, and David Hsu, “Eye-movement patterns of captioned-television viewers”
American Annals of the Deaf, 145(3):275–285 (2000)

Carl J. Jensema, Ramalinga Darma Danturthi, and Robert Burch, “Time spent viewing captions on television programs”
American Annals of the Deaf, 145(5):464–468 (2000)

Audio description

James Turner, “Some characteristics of audio descripton and the corresponding moving image”
Information Access in the Global Information Economy: Proceedings of the 61st ASIS [American Society for Information Science] Annual Meeting, 35:108–117 (1998)

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