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Wednesday, September 22 • 12:00pm - 12:30pm
OpenSpeaks: an OER aimed at citizen digital language archivists wishing to make their multimedia content accessible

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Citizen archivists that document low-resource languages using audio or video face a range of structural and functional constraints -- from financial to social to educational and technological. This often makes it really hard to include digital accessibility considerations while publishing the media content. The OpenSpeaks toolkit that was built keeping such archivists in mind is currently extending its open educational resources through a bottom-up research initiative with support from the UNLOCK Accelerator of Wikimedia Deutschland.

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Subhashish Panigrahi

O Foundation
Documentary filmmaker and long-time Openness advocate; Produced films on indigenous rights and in endangered languages; active over a decade in building open internet communities across Asia-Pacific. Former community manager at Wikimedia, Centre for Internet and Society, Mozilla and... Read More →


Wednesday September 22, 2021 12:00pm - 12:30pm UTC
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