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Training experts in inclusive practices for an equity on access to culture in Europe
Matamala, Anna (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Orero, Pilar (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019
Abstract: Access to cultural content should be offered by several services available by default. If access services are thought, and budgeted, in the production phase, they are better integrated, and cultural content can be enjoyed by all patrons. How to integrate access services in the production of any cultural good relays on education. Until accessibility enters the syllabus in primary and secondary education curricula, and also in higher education, much work needs to be done. Until such a time when accessibility is normalized as a must-carry requirement, the work of experts in media accessibility will be needed to add accessibility in postproduction stages. The main focus of the chapter is training in postproduction accessibility. The enterprise is looked from many angles, but in all cases putting the end user at the center to understand their needs and expectations. To illustrate our approach to the subject, three European projects funded under the Erasmus + scheme will be used as examples: ACT (Accessible Culture and Training), ADLAB PRO (field of audio description), and ILSA (Interlingual Live Subtitling for Access).
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Language: Anglès
Document: bookPart
Subject: Traducció audiovisual ; Accessibilitat ; Formació ; Traducción audiovisual ; Accesibildad ; Formación ; Audiovisual translation ; Accessibility ; Training ; Cultural content ; Mainstreaming accessibility ; Erasmus + scheme ; European projects
Published in: Inclusion, equity and access for individuals with disabilities, 2019, p. 263-280

DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-5962-0_13

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 Record created 2019-05-03, last modified 2020-08-08

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