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    • 1. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI The 15-state Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) Consortium is working to improve academic outcomes forapproximately 1.3 million K-12 students with print disabilitieswithin the member States through the timely acquisition and delivery of high-quality educational materials in accessible formats (audio, Braille, eText, large print). www.cast.org
    • 2. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI WYNN version 5.1 Two versions available:1. WYNN Reader – Contains readingsupports (simultaneous highlighting of text as it isspoken), writing, studying and internet supports.(WYNN Reader is covered in this presentation)2. WYNN Wizard – Contains all features inReader version PLUS OCR and scanning. www.cast.org
    • 3. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WIFile formats supported by WYNN:.wyn - WYNN’s own exclusive file format.doc - Microsoft documents.txt and .rtf - generic text and rich text files.html - web pages and web documents.pdf - REQUIRES WYNN Wizard.opf - DAISY and NIMAS files WYNN opens text-based NIMAS and DAISY files (e.g. Bookshare books). But will not open recorded audio DAISY books (e.g. RFB&D) www.cast.org
    • 4. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Signing in:Program Startup retrieves your & Sign-in custom audio and text settingsNew users, type in yourname and click OK Returning users, find your name in the drop- down menu. Click OK. www.cast.org
    • 5. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Rotating color-coded Tool Bars1. Blue Tool Bar – for file management (opens files, opens web browser, saves, prints)2. Green Tool Bar – changes how text looks and sounds3. Pink Tool Bar – study tools (dictionary, highlighting, adding text or recorded notes)4. Yellow Tool Bar – writing tools (word prediction, spell check, outlining) Next button cycles through the 4 toolbars. www.cast.org
    • 6. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI “Common buttons”Next button moves Toggles betweenyou to the next Read Only modecolor toolbar and Write mode Read and File List Pause the displays all of narration your open files www.cast.org
    • 7. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Blue toolbar (File Management )Switch from Open /blue to green Close bookstoolbarRead / Open the list Open webpause of current browserbook books/files www.cast.org
    • 8. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Green toolbar (Reading Styles)Common toolsfound in all Change Set color oftoolbars Text size Background Rate of Line and Move one speech word segment spacing at a time www.cast.org
    • 9. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Pink toolbar (Study Tools)Common toolsfound in all Dictionary Settoolbars Bookmarks Spell out word Add text and recorded Highlighter voice notes tool www.cast.org
    • 10. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WIYellow toolbar (Writing Tools)Common toolsfound in all Text Spell checktoolbars Options Find word Word prediction Go To Page www.cast.org
    • 11. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Open a DAISY book Click the OPEN tool 1. In the “Files of Type” box, choose “DAISY/ NIMAS Files” (.opf)2. Browse the“Look In”window to findthe book www.cast.org
    • 12. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI File List toolYou may open more than 1book at a time. Then use theFile List tool button to see a listof all books you’ve opened.All books you’ve Closeopened are shown in File Listthe File List window. window Use the File List window to open or switch from one book to another. www.cast.org
    • 13. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI 3 ways to move around a book1. From the Yellow toolbar, choose GoToIn the GoTo Page dialog box, type in the page number and click Go.Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl-G 2. Use the scroll bar to move, then 3. Page up, click on the text to Page down keys, and place your cursor keyboard in a sentence. arrow keys also work. www.cast.org
    • 14. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Read a book1. Click once in the text to put your cursor on a word or sentence, then..2. From the Common set of tools (found on the left side of all color toolbars), click Read. When reading, the same button changes to look like this. Click to Pause the reading. www.cast.org
    • 15. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Close a bookWhen finished using a book, click Close to remove it from WYNN. Once closed, the book will no longer appear in the File List window. Click the Close tool to close a book www.cast.org
    • 16. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WIText Display tools (in the green toolbar) Size button toggles between Color button different text sizes. Each toggles to different click moves to a new text and setting. background colors. Line and Make lines word shorter or longer spacing by using the toggles here Margins toggle www.cast.org
    • 17. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Audio tools (in the green toolbar) Rate button toggles for faster and slower speechThe user may choose toSelf-Pace to have the To Pausereading pause at each longer orline, sentence or shorter periodsparagraph. Click again betweento continue reading. sentences. www.cast.org
    • 18. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Speech Settings Menu Choose: Settings Speech SettingsClick SpeechSettings tabChange VoiceChange VolumeChangeRate www.cast.org
    • 19. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Bookmarks and HighlightingIn the Pink toolbar, click theBookmark tool, then..Choose a style/color of bookmark Bookmarked text looks like this Click the Highlight tool, choose a color, then click and drag through text www.cast.org
    • 20. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Text notes and Voice notes Text and Voice Note tool buttons (Pink toolbar)To add a Text note:1.Click the Note tool2.Type your note3.Click OK(Click Read to listen) To add a Voice Note: 1.Click the Voice Note tool 2.Record your note with a microphone. 3.Click OK www.cast.org
    • 21. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Finding “Mark-Ups” Bookmarks, Highlighting, Text Notes and Voice Notes are all called “Mark-Ups.” To find any Mark-Up, click Find in the Yellow toolbar, then choose Mark-UpChoose the typeof Mark-Up tofind, then click theFind Next button. www.cast.org
    • 22. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Read Only Mode, Write Mode, and Masking In all toolbars, there is a button that toggles back and forth between Read Only and Write. Masking uses In the Green toolbar, use shading to the Mask button to toggle emphasize text between line, sentence, area paragraph, and no You MUST be in masking. Read Only mode to use masking.Screen shot ofSentenceMasking www.cast.org
    • 23. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Text to MP3 ConversionIt is possible to convert text from any document into an MP3 or WAV file. This allows users to listen to a file later at their convenience using any MP3 compatible device, including portable devices like iPods™. To convert text to MP3: 1.Open any document 2.From File Menu, choose Save to Audio. 3.Select a page range to convert. 4.Click Save Page Range 5.Name file and Save. Hint: Choose only a few pages to convert to MP3 at any one time. www.cast.org
    • 24. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WIFreedom Scientific, Learning Systems Group offers Three Customized Levels of TrainingTraining provides teaching strategies and tips for customizing WYNN:• LSG has a new WYNN Training Module CD• GoToMeeting allows us to conduct real-time online training of WYNN• LSG offers instructor led training for WYNN and TestTalker on location at your school or organization www.cast.org
    • 25. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI The development of this project by the AIM Consortiumat the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) and the Michigan Department of Education IDEA Mandated Activities Project Michigan’s Integrated TechnologySupports was funded by Grant # H327S070003 from the U. S. Department of Education, Office of SpecialEducation Programs. The contents of this project are notexhaustive and inclusion does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education, the Michigan Department of Education, Michigan’s Integrated Technology Supports, or the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) www.cast.org