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Read & Write Gold

Common Uses in 5 Min.
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Sarah Burnett-Wolle

on 1 September 2013

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Transcript of Read & Write Gold

R&WG converts text to speech so you can read faster and remember more

Ex. Read docs on Angel or from the library using play/pause or use the
Google Docs
and
PDF Aloud
tools

Ex. Read websites using play/pause or use the
Screenshot Reader
if text is embedded or locked

Ex.
Scan
text books on campus or at home

Use
Speech Maker
to read on-the-go by turning text into MP3 or WAV files
Read & Write Gold

Read Faster
Consists of a tool bar


Use it with Microsoft
Word, Adobe PDF Reader, Dragon, Google Docs and all online text

Available on all college computers

Download a copy to your computer and access it online with your mobile device for free!
Software To Enhance Language Skills
Study Smarter
Write Easier
R&WG has several tools for organizing your thoughts and putting words to paper

Fact Folder
collects information you find online

Fact Mapper
organizes thoughts using a mind map

Speech Input
enables dictation in Microsoft Word

Prediction
suggests the next word and is useful if you have writers block
Write Better
Talking
Spell Check

Verb Checker
identify and select the correct tense

Sounds Like and Confusables
identify words that are easily mixed up and quickly finds alternatives

Dictionary
gives clear and concise definitions

Word Wizard
is a thesaurus
Use the following browsers:
Mozilla Foxfire
Microsoft Explorer
Macintosh Safari - See Video
Google Chrome
The EPSON V30 & V330 scanners on campus work with R&WG
List of supported scanners for use at home:
http://www.texthelp.com/north-america/support/supported-scanners/
R&WG has tools to help you organize and think about what you read

Use
Highlighters
and
Vocabulary List
to focus on the most important info

Use highlight colors to categorize info and
Collect Highlights
to automatically group them by topic

Listen to and proof read your writing to find mistakes
Hint
Hint
Turn on speakers & use these arrows (not play) to navigate the presentation
To Learn More

Click the following links:
Translation &
Accessibility

Translator
includes English, Spanish, French, Italian, and German
Pronunciation Tutor
breaks words into syllables
In addition to typical
Dictionary
, a
Picture Dictionary
is available
Screen Making
focuses readers attention and reduces contrast between text and background
Text in
DAISY Reader
and
Bookshare ebook
formats are accessible
Talking
Calculator
R&WG has several features to enhance the literacy of people who are learning a language or who have disabilities
Apps for iPad, iPhone, iTouch and others including:
Read&Write Web
Read&Write for Google Docs
eBook Reader
Dictionary
Speech
Spelling
Hint
Stream and Download Videos for PC and Mac -

http://www.texthelp.com/north-america/our-products/readwrite/educator-resources/feature-videos/

Quick Start and Reference Guides for PC and Mac -

http://www.texthelp.com/north-america/our-products/readwrite/downloads/product-documentation/

Smart Phone and Tablet Apps -
http://www.texthelp.com/north-america/our-products/readwrite/features-pc/web-apps
Supported by a grant from the New York Newspapers Foundation
For additional training contact Kateri Henkel Director of Learning Services khenkel@utica.edu - 109 Hubbard Hall
Click
Videos
,
Hints
&
Websites
to learn more
Windows
Ver. 10
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