The Wizarding World of Text to Speech and the Ease of Reading Documents

Scheduled at 3:30pm in Denver 1-3 on Wednesday, November 16.

#37042

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

Come be a part of an interactive discussion on the "wizarding magic" of how text to speech brings your documents to life. You will be amazed at how much ReadSpeaker can strengthen your learner's experience with the ease of listening, our inclusive tools and certified LMS integrations. Our voices will wow you and add to the UDL experience that today's learners seek.

Abstract

Come be a part of an interactive discussion on the "wizarding magic" of how text to speech brings your documents to life. You will be amazed at how much ReadSpeaker can strengthen your learner's experience with the ease of listening, our inclusive tools and certified LMS integrations. Our voices will wow you and add to the UDL experience that today's learners seek.

One of ReadSpeaker's flagship products, docReader can read many different types of documents such as PDFs, ePubs, DOCX, Excel, PowerPoint and more. The need to read documents both inside and outside an LMS environment is essential for a transforming learner experience. Not only are the ReadSpeaker tools ease to implement, they are extremely easy for the learner to use. With the consistency of tools across the ReadSpeaker portfolio of TTS products, we provide a way for the learner to create a customizable experience with the availability of different voices and study tools. So park your broomsticks at this engaging session and be amazed at how the ReadSpeaker "Rememberall" can help learners create pathways based on their learning methodology.

Keypoints

  1. Text to Speech enriches the learner experience.
  2. All learners do not learn the same way and by providing a customizable experience, focus and learning increase
  3. Providing relatable voices within the learning environment increases material retention.

Disability Areas

Cognitive/Learning, Other

Topic Areas

Accessible Educational Materials, Assistive Technology, Uncategorized, Universal Design for Learning

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.