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TextHelp  Read & Write 10   GOLD Training Workshop
22nd - 25th May 2012 Jupiters Gold Coast Convention Centre Queensland, Australia www.spectronicsinoz.com/conference/2012
 
<ul><li>Matching modes of learning and learning success rates? </li></ul><ul><li>Audio visual </li></ul><ul><li>Watching d...
http://www.education.auckland.ac.nz/webdav/site/education/shared/about/centres/uacel/docs/frank-crowther-ppt.pdf   <ul><li...
Introduction  to Read&Write 10  GOLD
<ul><li>Speech  </li></ul><ul><li>Spelling support </li></ul><ul><li>Word Prediction </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionaries </li><...
<ul><li>Choice of Toolbars: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All Features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading Features </li></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>Texthelp voices specifically tailored to its use </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt the pronunciation of words </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Speech enabled </li></ul><ul><li>Specific LD errors identified </li></ul><ul><li>Audible definitions & Sample sent...
<ul><li>Learn as you type  </li></ul><ul><li>Customise display  </li></ul><ul><li>Customise database of words suggested </...
<ul><li>Speech enabled </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of Basic, Advanced or Web </li></ul><ul><li>Defines Nouns, Verbs Adjective...
Picture Dictionary <ul><li>Online dictionary tool finds images/symbols for selected word  </li></ul><ul><li>N.B. Requires ...
Sounds Like  and Confusable Words <ul><li>Highlights homophones and confusing words </li></ul><ul><li>Descriptions  </li><...
Verb Checker <ul><li>This tool shows the verb conjugation details for the selected verb. </li></ul><ul><li>A simple wizard...
<ul><li>Scan to: </li></ul><ul><li>PDF - the scanned image looks exactly the same as the source image. Recommended if layo...
<ul><li>Performs Internet search on word(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Range of search choices </li></ul><ul><li>Launches from any ...
<ul><li>Research / Revision aid </li></ul><ul><li>Author, Source, Category cited </li></ul><ul><li>Output to MS Word or HT...
<ul><li>Online Mind Mapping utility </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm, Revise, Outline </li></ul><ul><li>Output to Word  </li><...
<ul><li>Tint screen/window/line </li></ul><ul><li>Aid reading and improve focus </li></ul><ul><li>Underline </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Online </li></ul><ul><li>Translate single word or paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Translation can be read </li></ul><u...
<ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colour and collect text from multiple documents </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colour and collect words </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Will work in MS Wor...
<ul><li>Speech enabled </li></ul><ul><li>Standard & Scientific </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard type audit trail </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Integrated voice recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Speech supported training </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative words </li>...
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TextHelp Read&Write GOLD for Windows Hands-on Workshop

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BYO Hands-on Laptop workshop facilitated by Greg O'Connor (Teacher/Education Services Manager) at the Accessing the Future Conference in the Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia - December 2011.

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TextHelp Read&Write GOLD for Windows Hands-on Workshop

  1. 1. TextHelp Read & Write 10 GOLD Training Workshop
  2. 2. 22nd - 25th May 2012 Jupiters Gold Coast Convention Centre Queensland, Australia www.spectronicsinoz.com/conference/2012
  3. 4. <ul><li>Matching modes of learning and learning success rates? </li></ul><ul><li>Audio visual </li></ul><ul><li>Watching demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Practice by doing </li></ul><ul><li>Explaining to others </li></ul><ul><li>Listening </li></ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul>http://www.education.auckland.ac.nz/webdav/site/education/shared/about/centres/uacel/docs/frank-crowther-ppt.pdf <ul><li>Explaining to others 90% </li></ul><ul><li>Practice by doing 75% </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion 50% </li></ul><ul><li>Watching demonstrations 30% </li></ul><ul><li>Audiovisual 20% </li></ul><ul><li>Reading 10% </li></ul><ul><li>Listening 5% </li></ul>Before we start……..
  4. 5. http://www.education.auckland.ac.nz/webdav/site/education/shared/about/centres/uacel/docs/frank-crowther-ppt.pdf <ul><li>Explaining to others 90% </li></ul><ul><li>Practice by doing 75% </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion 50% </li></ul><ul><li>Watching demonstrations 30% </li></ul><ul><li>Audiovisual 20% </li></ul><ul><li>Reading 10% </li></ul><ul><li>Listening 5% </li></ul>Before we start……..
  5. 6. Introduction to Read&Write 10 GOLD
  6. 7. <ul><li>Speech </li></ul><ul><li>Spelling support </li></ul><ul><li>Word Prediction </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionaries </li></ul><ul><li>Sounds Like &Confusing words </li></ul><ul><li>Verb Checker </li></ul><ul><li>Scanning </li></ul><ul><li>Fact Folder </li></ul><ul><li>Fact Mapper </li></ul><ul><li>Screen Masking </li></ul><ul><li>Translator </li></ul><ul><li>Study Skills </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Choice of Toolbars: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All Features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading Features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing Features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Docks to sides or top </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Texthelp voices specifically tailored to its use </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt the pronunciation of words </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of on screen visual displays </li></ul><ul><li>Speech Maker </li></ul><ul><li>Daisy Book Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Screenshot Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Pronunciation Tutor </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to read PDF files </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Speech enabled </li></ul><ul><li>Specific LD errors identified </li></ul><ul><li>Audible definitions & Sample sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>Auto corrections </li></ul><ul><li>Phonetic map </li></ul><ul><li>Error Log </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Learn as you type </li></ul><ul><li>Customise display </li></ul><ul><li>Customise database of words suggested </li></ul><ul><li>Phonetic based predictions </li></ul><ul><li>Homophone Indicator </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionary Look up </li></ul><ul><li>Language Classifications and context indicator </li></ul><ul><li>Speech feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Create and download word banks </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Speech enabled </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of Basic, Advanced or Web </li></ul><ul><li>Defines Nouns, Verbs Adjectives and Adverbs </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Sample sentences and descriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Word Search </li></ul><ul><li>Browser buttons </li></ul>
  12. 13. Picture Dictionary <ul><li>Online dictionary tool finds images/symbols for selected word </li></ul><ul><li>N.B. Requires internet connection </li></ul>
  13. 14. Sounds Like and Confusable Words <ul><li>Highlights homophones and confusing words </li></ul><ul><li>Descriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Speech enabled </li></ul><ul><li>Options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Change descriptions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add other confusing words </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Verb Checker <ul><li>This tool shows the verb conjugation details for the selected verb. </li></ul><ul><li>A simple wizard helps the student locate the correct verb conjugation. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 1500 verbs are included. </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Scan to: </li></ul><ul><li>PDF - the scanned image looks exactly the same as the source image. Recommended if layout retention is important. </li></ul><ul><li>Word – used if editing the text is required. </li></ul><ul><li>HTML - automatically converted into a font size, colour and background colour of choice. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-page scanning. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WIA and TWAIN </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Performs Internet search on word(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Range of search choices </li></ul><ul><li>Launches from any application </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient way of searching on a given subject </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Research / Revision aid </li></ul><ul><li>Author, Source, Category cited </li></ul><ul><li>Output to MS Word or HTML </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Online Mind Mapping utility </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm, Revise, Outline </li></ul><ul><li>Output to Word </li></ul><ul><li>Output to HTML </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Tint screen/window/line </li></ul><ul><li>Aid reading and improve focus </li></ul><ul><li>Underline </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of colours </li></ul><ul><li>Has Spotlight option </li></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>Online </li></ul><ul><li>Translate single word or paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Translation can be read </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice Speed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Font Size </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colour and collect text from multiple documents </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Will work in MS Word and Internet Explorer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Produces a bibliography </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 23. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colour and collect words </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Will work in MS Word and Internet Explorer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creates a Word document with meaning, symbol and room for notes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>Speech enabled </li></ul><ul><li>Standard & Scientific </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard type audit trail </li></ul><ul><li>Undo button </li></ul><ul><li>5 memory functions </li></ul><ul><li>In document calculations </li></ul><ul><li>Value converter </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>Integrated voice recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Speech supported training </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative words </li></ul><ul><li>Simple to use </li></ul><ul><li>Speech feedback of composed text </li></ul>

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