Use of Voice Recognition in Exam Accommodation

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Use of Voice Recognition
in Exam Accommodation

Presented by Doug Bowes
and Mike Sheane




What is Voice to Text software?




Voice
-
to
-
text is a type of speech
recognition program that converts spoken
to written language.




Examples of text to speech
programs




Dragon Naturally Speaking


Dragon Dictate ( for Mac)


SpeakQ


Windows 7 built in speech recognition



Minimal computer specs for
voice programs




1 GHz Pentium/AMD or 1.6 GHz Atom;
512 Kb cache; 2.5 GB hard disc space; 1
GB RAM (Windows XP)



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E exam computer requirements

Options to be turned off

Handbook pg 140

Exam
Accomodation

Use of Voice recognition software




http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exams/handbook/1213/handbook_of_procedures.
page=155

E Exams


Located at


http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/eassessment/eexa
ms.htm



Pre Administration System test


E
-
Exams samples


E
-
Exams live


Exam
Accomodation

Voice recognition


Check box


Radio buttons


Text input



Exam
Accomodation

Check box

Say “select Check box”




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Exam
Accomodation


Radio buttons need to be selected


Say “select radio buttons”


Say “choose (the number of the button)”



Exam
Accomodation

Text needs to be entered





Program requirements




Only Dragon Naturally Speaking reliably
meets the 3 needs identified to complete
the e
-
exam

Adapted Training




How do you train a student with special
needs to use Voice Recognition software?

Voice Recognition and Exam
Accommodations


Questions?