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F67 ELAN Bespoke Training 1-on-1

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Dates of Event
25th March 2016 – 7th March 2025
Last Booking Date for this Event
7th March 2025

ELAN Bespoke Training 1-on-1:

DCAL is pleased to offer 1-on-1 training in use of the multimedia annotation tool ELAN (https://tla.mpi.nl/tools/tla-tools/elan/). Training is provided by a member of the BSL Corpus team (http://www.bslcorpusproject.org/team/). Note: costs here are for 1-on-1 training, delivered at DCAL. If you are interested in bespoke training for a group, and/or bespoke training online via Skype, please contact us for a quote.


2-hour Quick Introduction (using DCAL sample data): £83

*hands-on practice

  • Brief introduction of ELAN and what it is
  • Inserting video/s (which format is best used, how to align media files if more than one video is used)
  • Saving files
  • Changing or updating the associated media files
  • Adding tiers (for basic Annotation only)
  • Manipulation of tiers i.e. deleting, re-naming, moving, active tier etc
  • How to use the control features (play, frame x 1, x 10, selection mode, beginning and end of crosshair)
  • Segmentation
  • Annotation work: Creating, modifying, merging, duplicating, deleting for naming and the annotation length itself
  • Shifting annotations
  • Using the right hand feature; Grid, Text and Video Controls only
  • Basic search function (using a few sample files already pre annotated)
  • Basic search and replace function
  • *Exporting data - basic exports


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