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The value of online video subtitles

Adding subtitles or captions can make your online videos far more accessible and understandable – and it’s much easier and quicker to do this than you may think. Comprehension, concentration and clarity An Ofcom study found that of 7.5m people who regularly use subtitles in the UK, only 1.5m of these are deaf or hard […]

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Thinking about digital strategy

I’ve been thinking a lot about digital strategy over the past couple of months as we get our digital communications plans together for the next year or two. It’s very hard, and I can see why many digital teams don’t have an explicit strategy document that they wave proudly around at anyone that asks. The […]

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JISC Involve multi-feed

I have posted before about the social media widget on the JISC homepage. For a while, I have wanted to get an aggregated feed from JISC Involve as a ‘source’ for the widget and a module on the social media page. JISC Involve is a WordPress blogging platform provided by JISC for the community and […]

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Development RSS Social media Website

Social media widget

This week, we launched a ‘social media widget’ on the JISC homepage (the eagle-eyed among you might have noticed it was launched last week but quickly pulled when it fell over!). We didn’t just want to provide a link to YouTube, Slideshare etc. We wanted to surface some of the actual content JISC provides on […]