Reviewing and Editing Machine Captions

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The accuracy of machine captions is dependent on the quality of the recording and the speaker’s voice. Typically, the accuracy of machine captions will be about 7080%; therefore, the captions must be reviewed and manually edited to 100% accuracy to meet ADA Standards. For more information on ADA Standards, click here: Understanding WCAG 2.0


  1. From the D2L My Home page, select My Media.
    Select My Media from the D2L Home page
  2. Locate the video for which you wish to edit captions.
  3. Select the Video Thumbnail and/​or Video Title to open the video.
  4. Select the Actions menu, then select Captions Requests.
    Reviewing Captions Requests
  5. Select Review and Approve. This will launch the Captions Editor.
    NOTE: If you do not have
    Review and Approve” as a selectable option your captions have not completed processing. Captions process in approximately 20 – 30 minutes.

  6. Captions Editor Layout and Features
    1. Filter Options: Select Timestamps to view the time for each caption track. Correct the beginning and end timestamp if it isn’t in sync with the video.
    2. Captions Display: The captions will display one row for each of the recording’s caption tracks. Select the caption(s) you wish to edit from the left-​hand column.
    3. Captions Editor: In the yellow-​shaded textbox, manually edit the selected caption(s) while streaming the video.

      Captions Editor Features
  7. Select Save to save all edits.
  8. Select Approve to publish the edits.
  9. Select Approve on the confirmation pop-​up.

Come visit the eLearning team in TLC 427 for assistance.
If you are unable to visit in person, please contact us by email
at lcc_​elearning@​lcc.​edu, or by phone at (517) 4831839.

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