How Voice Transforms The Learning Experience

Scheduled at 2:00pm in Plaza Court 4 on Thursday, November 18.

#35285

Speaker(s)

  • Paul Stisser, Director, ReadSpeaker

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 1-hr
  • Format: Interactive/Discussion
  • Expertise Level: All Levels
  • Type of session: General Conference

Summary

ReadSpeaker is transforming the learning experience in all verticals by offering state-of-the-art TTS. We will share our current education initiatives with LMS providers, individual users, and publishers as well as the benefits of UDL. If you are using voice talent or spending 50K or more a year on TTS, this is a session you don't want to miss.

Abstract

As a voice technology company, ReadSpeaker is transforming the learning experience in all verticals of learning by offering state-of-the-art text-to-speech solutions. Come listen to ReadSpeaker voices as they offer pitch and emotion into your content. With these cutting-edge voices, ReadSpeaker uniquely offers solutions for AHG and AHEAD members, with certified LMS integrations, APIs for Publishers, and individual solutions to support print disabilities and testing accommodations.

In the presentation, we will share our current education initiatives with LMS providers, individual users, and publishers as well as the benefits of UDL. We will also share why many organizations should come into the 2020s with voice. Learn how ReadSpeaker's DNN voices are transforming TTS by offering pitch, emotions and other styles, emphasis, frequency warping, and cross-lingual synthesis. If you are using voice talent or spending 50K or more a year on TTS, this is a session you don't want to miss.

Keypoints

  1. Providing text-to-speech is proven to increase student focus and retention.
  2. High-quality, relatable text-to-speech voices are crucial for successful usage.
  3. ReadSpeaker's TTS Suite of Learning tools is easy to implement and use.

Disability Areas

Cognitive/Learning, Other

Topic Areas

Assistive Technology, Uncategorized

Speaker Bio(s)

Paul Stisser

Paul works with ReadSpeaker to enhance the online learning experience with eLearning and LMS integration. Paul has 14 years of secondary education teaching experience, specializing in Special Education, Assistive Technologies, and At-Risk Students.