D2L docReader by ReadSpeaker

Instructors, did you know that D2L has a built-​​in text-​​to-​​speech feature for students? DocReader, powered by ReadSpeaker, is a web-​​based tool integrated in D2L that transforms documents (in the supported formats) into a text-​​to-​​speech format that provides students the ability to listen to the text of course documents as it is read aloud. In addition, docReader […]

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Downloading as an MP3

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Ensure your computer has Speakers and the Volume is on. Select the HTML Page you wish to listen to from Content. NOTE: ReadSpeaker does not read any other document types at this time. Select the Play Button on the ReadSpeaker toolbar at the top of the page. Select the Download Icon (Downward Arrow) to download the audio generate by […]

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ReadSpeaker Settings

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Ensure your computer has Speakers and the Volume is on. Select the HTML Page you wish to listen to from Content. NOTE: ReadSpeaker does not read any other document types at this time. Select the Play Button on the ReadSpeaker toolbar at the top of the page. Select the Settings Icon (gear) to adjust settings. Adjust any Settings you wish […]

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Listening to HTML Files

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Ensure your computer has Speakers and the Volume is on. Select the HTML Page you wish to listen to from Content. NOTE: ReadSpeaker does not read any other document types at this time. Select the Play Button on the ReadSpeaker toolbar at the top of the page. ReadSpeaker should begin reading the HTML page. Was this Helpful ? yes no

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Listening to Documents with docReader

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The docReader text-​​to-​​speech technology extends ReadSpeaker to more documents such as Word, PowerPoint, and PDF files. Ensure your computer has Speakers and the Volume is on. Within a D2L course, select the desired document from the Content area. Open the document by selecting the document title. Open the menu options by selecting the Downward-​​Facing Triangle to the right of […]

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