Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Subtitled video tutorials, an accessible teaching material

Luis Bengochea, Flor Budia


The use of short-lived audio-visual tutorials constitutes an educational resource very attractive for young students, widely familiar with this type of format similar to YouTube clips. Considered as learning pills, these tutorials are intended to strengthen the understanding of complex concepts that because their dynamic nature can’t be represented through
texts or diagrams. However, the inclusion of this type of content in eLearning platforms presents accessibility problems for students with visual or hearing disabilities. This paper describes this problem and shows the way in which a teacher could add captions and subtitles to their videos.

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