ReadSpeaker is monitoring the effect coronavirus is having on institutions of higher learning throughout the United States and Canada, and has increased access and support to our suite of education products as institutions are forced to move to remote learning.
With more than 600,000 students affected by the cancelation of in-person classes at over 40 U.S. colleges and universities, ReadSpeaker is committed more than ever to online learning and is dedicated to assisting any programs that have been or will be forced to move to remote instruction as a result of COVID-19.
In specific response to the disruptive effect coronavirus is having on education campuses across the United States and Canada, ReadSpeaker is providing access to our webReader product free of charge for 60 days from the date of sign up.
To sign up for webReader, please visit our webReader signup page and submit your name and contact information to get started.
webReader is used by administrators to instantly convert online content to audio and includes integrated reading, translation, and dictionary tools that foster in-depth interaction with online content. webReader works on any browser-enabled device and integrates with every major Learning Management System including Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, SoftChalk, and others
ReadSpeaker maintains its commitment to improved learning outcomes and will continue to monitor Coronavirus as more institutions deal with the disruption it is bringing to the education space.
For guidance from the U.S. Department of Education regarding a pivot to remote instruction, please click here.
For a list of frequently asked questions and for a checklist on how administrators at institutions of higher education can prepare for coronavirus, visit the Center for Disease Control’s website.