D2L docReader by ReadSpeaker

Stu­dents, did you know that D2L has a built-in text-to-speech fea­ture? The text-to-speech fea­ture allows you to lis­ten to the text of course doc­u­ments as it is read aloud with the push of a but­ton! DocRe­ad­er, pow­ered by Read­Speak­er, is a web-based tool inte­grat­ed in D2L that trans­forms doc­u­ments (in the sup­port­ed for­mats) into a […]

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January 18th, 2017

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Downloading as an MP3

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Ensure your com­put­er has Speak­ers and the Vol­ume is on. With­in Con­tent, select the HTML Page you wish to lis­ten to.NOTE: Read­Speak­er does not read any oth­er doc­u­ment types at this time. Select Play on the Read­Speak­er tool­bar. Select the down arrow icon to down­load the audio. Review the Terms of Use. Select Agree and […]

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April 29th, 2016

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ReadSpeaker Settings

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Ensure your com­put­er has Speak­ers and the Vol­ume is on. With­in Con­tent, select the HTML Page you wish to lis­ten to.NOTE: Read­Speak­er does not read any oth­er doc­u­ment types at this time. Select Play on the Read­Speak­er tool­bar. Select the Set­tings Icon (gear). Adjust the Set­tings, as desired. Select Close. Was this Help­ful ? yes  […]

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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 drop-down menu […]

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Listening to HTML Files

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

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April 29th, 2016

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ReadSpeaker

Read­Speak­er is a text-to-speech and doc­u­ment view­ing ser­vice that is inte­grat­ed into D2L. The Read­Speak­er lis­ten func­tion­al­i­ty can be acti­vat­ed on a course-by-course basis. Stu­dents can lis­ten to both HTML con­tent and doc­u­ments with­in D2L. Doc­u­ments can be viewed with Read­Speak­er docRe­ad­er. Was this Help­ful ? yes   no

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