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User roles within Caption.Ed

Within an institutional account, you can set users up under different "roles". These roles have access to different functions to make sure your Caption.Ed account runs as efficiently as possible. So who should I give what access to?

Overview

The following table highlights what different users will be able to do within the Caption.Ed system.

 

Student 

Transcript Editor/ Lecturer

Institutional Admin

Use Caption.Ed applications to caption media

 

 

 

Access to Caption.Ed online dashboard

 

 

 

Access to Caption.Ed  support

 

 

 

View own usage

View transcript relating to own usage

 

 

 

Direct Upload




Edit transcripts relating to own usage

 

 

 

 

Review tasks to edit transcripts not previously viewed

 


 

View usage across the institution 

 

 

 

 

View all transcripts generate across the institution 

 

 

 

 

Assign tasks/ transcript to be edited by another user

 

 

 

 

Invite new users

 

 

Delete users

 

 

Control how Caption.Ed can be used across the institution

 

 

 

How would each user typically want to use Caption.Ed

Student 

 

A Student user's main functionality is to use Caption.Ed to generate captions when viewing media. They can view their own usage, change their own account details and download the various different versions of the Caption.Ed app. The captions that a Student user generates will also be stored in the main institutional account. A student can also view transcripts for the media they've viewed on their dashboard and download them. However a student will not be permitted to edit transcripts for the institution, they would need to be made a Transcript Editor to do this. 

 

 

Transcript Editor/ Lecturer

 

A Transcript Editor / Lecturer is able to use Caption.Ed in the same way as a student, to generate captions. As a Lecturer, however, they are able to edit the transcripts they generate.  A Transcript Editor / Lecturer can be assigned transcripts to edit by an institutional admin. 

 

Institution Admin 

 

As the Institutional Admin, you have the most capabilities of all the roles, you are one of the main administrators of the account. An Institutional Admin will be able to create and invite users and set their roles. You will be able to review usage across the site down to a granular level. An Institutional Admin will be able to view all transcripts created across the institution and will also have the ability to assign transcript editing tasks to other users, predominantly users with the role of Transcript Editor. 

 

*All users can use the Caption.Ed apps to generate captions when viewing media.


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