OER1046 Oral Presentation ppt

Producing DAISY talking books for Open Educational Resources without manual intervention

Gerald Schmidt, The Open University

Conference Theme: Open Educational Content

Intended audience: All

Abstract: This paper describes a fully automated workflow from our OpenLearn OER project to full DAISY talking books with synthetic speech, ePub, Word and MP3 for portable media players. The heavy lifting is done by DAISY Pipeline. All tools used are cross-platform, free and open source. Minimal effort is required to enable additional inputs to the system, so other OER projects can easily produce the same range range of outputs

Keywords: Open Educational Resources; accessibility; DAISY; DAISY Pipeline; ePub; open source; collaboration

References/URL: http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/