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Leveraging text-to-speech software to Engage Diverse Learners

Ended Jan 24, 2019
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Thursday, January 24th, 2019
2:00-3:00PM
Torgersen Hall 1120
Instructor(s): Hal Brackett and Mark Nichols - TLOS/Assistive Technologies

Did you know that Virginia Tech has a campus wide license of Texthelp's Read&Write for Windows/MAC that is available to EVERY student and employee...for FREE? In this workshop participants will explore how to differentiate instruction using the diverse features of the Read&Write toolbar suite as well as augment student learning through reading, writing, research and study skill technology. Tools include text-to-speech, talking phonetic and picture dictionaries, word prediction, talking calculators, research collector with auto bibliography, language translation with auto summarization and much more. What are you waiting for? This is one workshop you won't want to miss!

1. Participants will employ 3 tools from the Read&Write toolbar to support, improve or enhance writing, reading, and research
 

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