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Literacy

& Background
explanations

Technology

considerations

Application/Software
demonstrations



Speech recognition


Dragon
Dictation


Microsoft Speech Recognition


T
ext

to speech


Apple
iPad

/ iPhone settings


Speak

it!


Web
tools
: AT&T,
Acapela

& Natural Reader


Microsoft software


Adobe
pdfs


Text

enhancements


Modifying

tasks

to engage more

Literacy


ability
to
read
and write one's own name and further for knowledge and
interest, write coherently, and think critically about the written word
.


lifelong
, intellectual process of gaining meaning from a critical interpretation
of the written or printed text.

progression
of skills
from listening, speaking, reading to writing


Reading
development involves
awareness of:

orthography

spelling patterns

semantics

word meaning

syntax

grammar

morphology

patterns
of word
formation

phonology

speech
sounds


full
language
literacy

critical
analysis, inference and synthesis; to write with accuracy and
coherence; and to use information and insights from text as the basis for
informed decisions and creative
thought.





Speech recognition


Dragon
Dictation

application (Nuance)

Apple iPhone &
iPad

Advantages



free


portable


simple design


editing

clear


trasferrable



email,
sms
,
facebook

&
twitter


change
language

option


highly

accurate



Disadvantages



minor

comprehension

difficulties


dictation

of
grammar

unnatural


personal

device



one user
profile


instant display
unavailable


Internet or 3G
connection

necessary





Microsoft Speech Recognition

To
access

Click Start
Button

Open Control Panel

Open Speech Recognition

Work

through

prompts


Set up microphone,
T
ake

S
peech
T
utorial, Train
your

computer to
better

understand

you
,
print

off Speech Reference
Card


Controls

computer
well


Voice to
text



to
be

built

with

each

use


Navigation


Narrating


Editing

LOTE


change
Language

for OS by
downloading

a
language

pack &
you

can

speak

in
target

language


Microsoft Speech Recognition

Advantages


f
ree on PC


instant display


developing

quality

each

release


s
ynchronises
with

Office
products


faster

than

speaking
/
typing



voice

control
editing

develops

vocablary

bank



Disadvantages


imperfect

comprehension


quality

microphone
required


lengthy

set up


voice

correction
tedious




Speech Recognition

Speech
-
to
-
text

/ Voice recognition

Benefits


hearing

imparied



text

functions

like

subtitles


physical

difficulties

with

hands,
wrists
,
arms


s
ufferers

of fatigue
-

speaking

feels

easier

than

writing


with

spelling

&
orthographic

difficulties


e
mphasis

on
thought

&
understanding

over
physical

process

of
writing


p
ronunciation

practise

&
development

in
low

stress
environment


i
ndependence

required


students receive
more feedback and
need
to
act
upon it
-

either to correct language, add grammar or re
-
pronounce their text
-

beneficial to their learning where
the reward is
accuracy, self
-
regulation, problem
-
solving





Text

to Speech (TTS)

Text
-
to
-
speech (TTS)

Benefits


Student
-
centred

and
controlled


Playback
allows

students

to auto
-
correct
heard

word

in
relation to
spoken

word



spelling

can

be

developed


Allows

enunciation

and
pronunciation

to
develop

with

concerted

practise


Students

can

engage
individually
, in
their

own

time and
place


Options
relating

to
voice

speed,
voice

volume and font
size
personalisation


Experiencing

voices

for
consideration
:


http://www.nextup.com/TextAloud/SpeechEngine/voices.
html




Apple mobile
devices




iPhone,
iPad
, iPod
touch



iOS

Devices have
Speak
Selection

(TTS
)


with
highlighting built in (
iOS

6).


You
must
activate it.



Settings
> General > Accessibility > Speak Selection > On >
Highlight Words
. Adjust speaking rate as required.



Change device language


be sure to know how to
change back (although consistent pathways allow this)


Settings > General >
International> Language> Done>the
screen will black with a message saying Setting language
in the chosen language



Speak

it!

app


Advantages


words

highlighted

when

spoken


audio files
created


files
saved

into

library


editability

of
language



voice

speed

& volume,
font size


foreign

language

voices

available

for
purchase


Students










Disadvantages


not free $1.99


additional

voices

$0.99


reading

toneless


long
texts

unpausable


t
ext

access

-

needs

to
be

available

to
iPad

via
cloud

or
synchronised

file
management







Microsoft
Text

T
o Speech (TTS)

Set up in programs



Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, Excel & Outlook


Open Microsoft
Program
>

File
>

Options
>

Quick Access
Toolbar

>

Commands

that

are not in the
Ribbon

>

Speak


I have
had

huge

challenges
installing

new
voices

from

Microsoft. As a
language

teacher
, I
would

like

to
add

foreign

language

voices

and
they

appear

available

but installation
has
failed

repeatedly
.

Unfortunately
,
there

is

only

one
voice

installed



Anna (USA)



To
be

continued




Adobe Read Out
Loud


View


Read Out
Loud


Activate

Read Out
Loud


Select
text

to
be

read



Edit


Preferences


Reading



Read Out
Loud

options


Volume


Use Default
voice


Use Default speech
attributes








Web
based

TTS



AT&T

http
://www2.research.att.com/~
ttsweb/tts/demo.php

Audio playback &
wav

sound

file
download

(
limited

length
)




Acapela


http
://www.acapela
-
group.com/text
-
to
-
speech
-
interactive
-
demo.html




Natural Reader

http://www.naturalreaders.com/index.php

Free trial 200
characters

Free
download

(lite)

No mp3
unless

purchased




General
language

app
(
lication
)s



Most are
grammar

based
, quiz
-
like



Download

free versions,
play
,
see

if
something

stands out


Open
App store
>
Search

key
words



French, etc.>switch
between

iPad

Apps and iPhone Apps



Conversation
Cards



speed
dating
-
type questions
that

allow

for
creativity
, humour and
reflection


Complex

language

required

so

Stage 6
only


Available

in English


good warm up for a discussion



Purchased


La Bescherelle
(
verb

conjugation
)


Le Robert
(French
dictionary
)


With

AirServer

running on PC,
can

display
iPad

screen
, show
entry,
discuss

and
apply

Text

enhancement



Create

forms

in
Word

or
Adobe

which

guide
students

through

using

correct
grammar

and
vocabulary
.


Use
c
omments

in
Word

and
c
omments

in
Adobe

to
give

hints

&
reminders

for
reading

&
writing

skills


Use
OneNote

to
record audio &
visual

in seconds as
it

is

able to
be

emailled


Record
speaking

responses

with

Audacity

(freeware) and
save

as mp3 files (
also

use
iPhone

Voice Memos recorder)


Correct
speaking

responses

with

soundcloud

(free
account

required
)


Create

word

clouds

using

Wordle

&
Tagxedo

for
vocabulary

lists





I am tomorrow,

or
some future day,

what
I establish today.

I
am today

what
I established yesterday

or
some previous day
.”

James Joyce



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Adria

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