How Inexperienced Webworkers Can Author Quality Image Description

Session Information

Session ID
EDU-089  
Date & Time
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 8:00 AM PST  
Location
La Jolla AB, 2nd Floor, Seaport Tower  

Session Description

Track/Topic
Education  
Keywords
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
  • K-12 Education
Session Type
General Track  
Abstract
A comparison of two crowdsourcing methods for textbook image description, and discussion of how inexperienced webworkers can create high-quality image descriptions. A DIAGRAM project.  

Presenter(s)

  • Valerie Morash
    University of California, Berkeley
  • Yue-Ting Siu
    University of California, Berkeley & San Francisco State University
  • Joshua Miele
    The Smith-Kettlewell Description Research and Innovation Lab
  • Lucia Hasty
    Rocky Mountain Braille Associates
  • Steven Landau
    Touch Graphics

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