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Zoom Update Alert!

Updated: Feb 8

Image by David DeCamp via BU Digital Learning & Innovation

Exciting news! A recent Zoom update makes it possible to enable live auto-captioning in your Zoom meetings. In order to utilize this new feature you must first enable it in your online Zoom account, and then turn it on prior to the start of your Zoom meeting. This is easy to set up and simple to use. To learn how, check out this quick video tutorial:

Video Tutorial by Lauren S. Enders, M.A., CCC-SLP via YouTube

Suggestions for Improving Live Auto-captioning Accuracy

  • Present from a room with minimal background noise in order to avoid microphone interference.

  • Allow extra time for your students to read the captions. There may be a 5-10 second delay between the time your captions appear on your screen and when your students finally see them on their Chromebook screens.

Stay Techie,

Marcia Ouazzia

Assistive Technology Specialist

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