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Speech and audio to text

Individual course

The course covers the basic principles and methods of translating speech and audio to text.

Course contents

Both human-led methods and automatic technologies are introduced, including audio captioning, print interpreting, speech recognition, re-speaking.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student will

  • know the basic principles of audio and speech captioning.
  • understand differences between human and machine-produced methods and captions.
  • have basic knowledge of how to produce text alternatives for speech and audio.

Course material

All materials can be found from Digicampus Moodle. The course key is ”20methods21”.

Completion methods

Independent assignments and final essay. The course can be completed at your own pace.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

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Responsible teacher

Tampere University
Pauliina Baltzar, Doctoral researcher
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Teaching period:
Continuously on-going
Application deadline:
Continuously on-going
Host university:
Tampere University
Who can apply:
Adult learner,
Degree student
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General prerequisites:
Basic understanding of accessibility, for example the course Fundamentals of accessibility
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