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ReadSpeaker Overview

ReadSpeaker is another educational technology used at Jackson State Community College. In the eLearn platform, ReadSpeaker has been activated.

ReaderSpeaker has a Text to Speak (TTS) functionality that reads words on documents and webpages out loud to students. Click here to get a quick tutorial on ReadSpeaker!

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ReadSpeaker for Faculty

Texthelp: Read&Write for Students and Faculty

          

The Read&Write software application is a product offered by a company called Texthelp. Jackson State Community College has a Read&Write subscription, which allows students and staff access to this product. What is Read&Write? This product is a toolbar comprised of literacy support features that give students access to digital content. 

These literacy support features include Text to Speech, Type and Talk, Screenshot Reader, Talking Dictionary, Picture Dictionary, Prediction, Text Highlighting, Vocabulary List Building, Audio Maker, Screen Masking, and Simplifying.

Read&Write provides personalized support to help all students engage with digital content in a way that suits their abilities and learning styles for reading, writing, studying, and research.

 

Read and write tools page

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Click here or on the video below to see how the Text to Speech Tool works in the Read&Write application. 

 

Click here or on the video below to see how the Screenshot Reader Tool works in the Read&Write application. 

 

                                               

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Click here or on the video below to see how the Talking and Picture Dictionary Tools works in the Read&Write application. 

 

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Note: The watch video options above are not active links in the image. 

Click here or on the video below to see how the Prediction Tool works in the Read&Write application. 

 

 

Click here or on the video below to see how the Highlighting Tool works in the Read&Write application. 

 

read and write features

 

Note: The watch video options above are not active links in the image. 

Click here or on the video below to see how the Vocabulary List Builder Tool works in the Read&Write application. 

 

 

Click here or on the video below to see how the Audio Maker Tool works in the Read&Write application. 

 

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Note: The watch video options above are not active links in the image. 

Click here or on the video below to see how the Screen Masking Tool works in the Read&Write application. 

 

 

Click here or on the video below to see how the Talk and Type Tool works in the Read&Write application. 

 

 

Click here or on the video below to see how the Simplify Tool works in the Read&Write application.

 

Read&Write User Guide