Once the ReadSpeaker integration has been configured, you can enable it for your digital test.
To enable ReadSpeaker for your digital test, follow the steps below.
- Click on your course or use the search bar in the Courses-section.
- Click on your assignment or use the search bar.
- Click settings Settings in the menu at the top.
- Click Integrations in the menu on the left.
- Click Enable next to Readspeaker.
- Click the dropdown menu Language and select your language.
- Enable or disable the webReader options that apply.
If the download option is enabled, participants will be able to download the text as an MP3 file with an audio version that they can listen to offline.
The text in the digital test that is being read out loud, is displayed at the bottom of the page in large font size and simultaneous word highlighting. Participants can play, pause or stop the audio and increase and decrease the size of the text.
By enabling the help setting, participants can obtain clear instructions on how to use each ReadSpeaker feature.
By enabling the lookup setting, participants can select a word and find its definition in the dictionary. The available languages can be found here.
If page mask is enabled, a horizontal bar is shown and can be moved along with the reading to bring out the lines being read by shading the rest of the screen. This makes it easier for participants to focus on smaller portions of text at a time.
Read on hover
Read on hover helps participants to focus on the text, paragraph by paragraph. Participants can listen to a single paragraph being read out loud by simply hovering over it with the cursor.
By enabling settings, participants can personalise the reading speed, reading volume and highlighting colours to their own preferences.
The simple view offers participants distraction-free reading. Participants can view the text in plain text format and is able to personalise the font size, font, background text colour combination and text spacing.
By enabling the tool toggle, participants will see a pop-up control panel where they can pause/play the audio and toggle the automatic scrolling of the page.
If the translation setting is enabled, selected text can be translated to a number of languages. The translation of the selected text will then be read out loud. The available languages can be found here.
By enabling voice settings, participants can personalise the reading language voice.
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