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Speech to text (subtitling)

Individual course

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

Course contents

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

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student will

  • know the basic principles of subtitling.
  • understand differences between human and machine-produced methods and subtitles.
  • have basic knowledge of how to produce subtitles.

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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