The Consortium’s primary research objective is to understand how stakeholders (students, instructors, staff) perceive the usefulness of speech recognition generated captioning and  transcription as a means of improving access to information.

Researchers are also interested in the technology’s impact on learning in the following areas:

  • Attention
  • Retention
  • Reflection / metacognition
  • Availability/Accessibility of Information
  • Concentration
  • Motivation
  • Efficiency of study
  • Enjoyment
  • Attendance
  • Integration
  • Results/Achievement
  • Interaction
  • Notetaking
  • Teaching
  • Creativity
  • Cooperation
  • Learning style preference