Introduction to Dragon NaturallySpeaking Voice Recognition Software

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Introduction to Dragon
NaturallySpeaking Voice
Recognition Software

A Short Course for Faculty and Staff
of Paradise Valley Community
College, Phoenix, Arizona

Press F5 on your computer to view this as a slide show. Advance by
left clicking your mouse button.

Course Learning
Objective


Given a PC, Dragon
NaturallySpeaking software,
and an Internet connection
open to the training page,
students will demonstrate
knowledge of the basics of
Dragon by scoring at least 70%
on a test at the end of
instruction.

What Will We Cover?


Why Use VR (Voice Recognition)


Lesson One: Get Up and Running


Lesson Two: Practice
Enunciation


Lesson Three: Correcting Speech
Errors


Lesson Four: Training Speech
Errors Permanently



Note
:

When in doubt, use the help file within Dragon
(go to NaturallySpeaking, HELP, HELP TOPICS)


Suggestions Before We
Begin…


It is a good idea to print out a copy of
these slides as a workbook



Go to FILE, PRINT, (“print what”)
HANDOUTS, 3 to a page



You will then have a workbook you can
use to go along with this slideshow



Go through this slideshow FIRST, then
work through the examples in Dragon
NaturallySpeaking

Why Use Voice
Recognition?


To Increase Productivity


Lower Costs


Increase Accuracy


Save Report Time Preparation


Easier to Comply with Insurance
and Government Regulations


Reduce Absenteeism to Staff Due
to Carpal Tunnel and Repetitive
Stress on Keyboard

Why Use VR, Cont’


Avoid Injury or Overcome a
Handicap


Repetitive Tasks Like Keyboarding
Can Cause Injury


Pain Isn’t Normal!


VR Helps Those Who Can’t Type
Due to Disability


Why Use VR, Cont’


Improves Your Writing



VR May Help Channel Your
Thoughts Quicker than the
Keyboard




Lesson One:

Get Up and Running


Step One: Adjust the
Microphone


Step Two: Complete Enrollment
Training on Speech Profile


Step Three: Enter Your Name in
“Create User”


Step 4: Adjust Volume Level

Now That You’ve
Trained Dragon…


Only Use YOUR Voice Profile



Periodically Readjust Audio
Settings



Take a Break Now and Then…
Don’t Strain Your Voice!


Lesson 2: Enunciation


Speak Clearly & Naturally


Click on the Microphone Button
in the Toolbar at the Top of the
Screen in Dragon


Say:
Go to Sleep


This pauses the microphone

Enunciation, Cont’


Say:
Wake Up


This wakes up the microphone


Say:
Microphone Off


This turns off the microphone


Say:
Wake Up


Say:

Start Dragon Pad



Enunciation, Cont’


Say:
Talk to your computer
period Speak normally and say
each word clearly Period Don’t
should and don’t whisper Period
Don’t stop in the middle of a
sentence Period Practice
speaking clearly Period

How Did You Do?


Let’s Continue….


Say:
Select All


Say:
Delete That


Say:
File, New


Say:
Wake Up


Say:

Don’t break any speed
records when you speak to your
computer. Talk at a speed just
right for you.

Speak Line and Paragraph
Commands Clearly


Clear Your Screen. Say:
select
all <pause> delete


Practice Punctuation. Say:


Period


Comma


Question Mark


Exclamation Point


Colon


Semicolon

Commands, Cont’


Dash


Open Quote


Close Quote



Now, Let’s Move Through a
Document on Your Screen.

Lesson Two, Cont’


Say:
Go to Top


Say:

Go to Bottom


Say:
Go to Beginning of Line


Say:
Go to End of Line

Lesson Two, Cont’


Try a Few Sentences!


Say:
Wake Up


Say:
Is that your final answer?


Say:
Congratulations, You have
one the grand prize.


Say:
Do you want to buy a new
computer?

Lesson Two, Cont’


Practice Saving a Document



Say:
FILE <pause> SAVE AS



(name the file and choose SAVE)

Lesson Three: Correcting
Speech Errors Immediately


Open Dragon NaturallySpeaking


Say
Wake Up
if your Microphone
is sleeping


Say:
In the morning after a
walk, he loved to eat bacon,
eggs, and toast.


Say
Scratch That
Repeatedly
until all the text is gone

Lesson Three, Cont’


Substitute Words



Say:
Select
(and then the word
you want to replace)


Lesson Three, Cont’


Let’s Try it
!


Say:
Benjamin Franklin
Discovered Electricity


Say:
Select Benjamin <pause>

Thomas


Say:
Select Franklin <pause>
Jefferson


Say:
Select electricity <pause>
a swivel chair period

Lesson Three, Cont’


Your Sentence Should Read…



Thomas Jefferson invented a
swivel chair.

Lesson Three, Cont’


Save Your Open Document
(review lesson two, if
necessary)


Transfer Your Skills to Microsoft
Word


Close DragonPad and Open Word
by Saying:
Start Microsoft Word

Lesson Four: Training
Speech Errors Permanently


Open DragonPad and Turn On Your
Microphone (you should remember
how to do this!)


Open the Correction Window. Say:
Spell


After the Correction Window
Opens, say:
cap P U B L I S H cap
V I E W


Note: The “cap” command capitalizes
the first letter of the word

Lesson Four, Cont’


Record Your New Word. Say:
Train
<pause> Record


Say:
PublishView
(as clearly as you
can!)


Say:
Done


Close the Correction Window by
saying:
OK


Test. Say:

PublishView


It Should Appear on Your Screen

Lesson Four, Cont’


Review How to Save a
Document


Review How to Open Microsoft
Word


Practice Using MS Word

Almost the End…


Now You Have a Rudimentary
Knowledge of Dragon
NaturallySpeaking Preferred
Voice Recognition Software


You Will Get Better… It takes
Practice!!


More Study is Available in the
Tutorial Section that is on Your
Dragon Installation CD


USE IT!

Your Next Step…


Close PowerPoint


Close Dragon


Go Back to the
Website

and
Double Click the Icon to
Take
the Test
.


GOOD LUCK!!!