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Brightspace by D2L

ReadSpeaker solutions are integrated into the Brightspace learning platform and can be found on the Brightspace App Finder. Adding ReadSpeaker text-to-speech is simple. Administrators simply request it to be added to their Brightspace platform via their D2L account manager and the tool is automatically activated for all courses.

Highlights

  • Seamlessly integrated and easy to use
  • High-quality, natural-sounding voices
  • Assessment, accessibility and accommodations support directly within the D2L environment

Features

  • Can be activated in Brightspace on a school-by-school or course-by-course basis.
  • Just one click to listen and follow along with the highlighted text.
  • Synchronized Highlighting – The text is highlighted by word and/or sentence as it is being read.
  • Read Selected Text – Select any text and click the Listen button to listen to it.
  • Floating Listen button, player, and toolbar stay visible when scrolling down on a page and can be conveniently repositioned by user.
  • User Settings – Customize reading speed, highlighting colors, and more.
  • Read on hover allows users to scroll over an area of text and have it read aloud automatically.
  • Text Mode shows the content in an easy-to-read format, using font, size, and colors of your choice.
  • Integrated reading and translation tools.
  • Audio File – Download an mp3 audio file of the content for offline listening.
  • Quick and easy access to all features through expandable player and toolbar.
  • Fully Server-Based – No installation or hosting necessary.
  • Customer-specific pronunciation dictionary.
  • Online Statistics – The ReadSpeaker Customer Portal contains detailed usage information, including which pages have been listened to, and when.
  • Step-by-step instructions and a readily-available support team if you should need any help.
  • And more

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ReadSpeaker is a tool for all students to assist in their learning and mastery of the content, not just a specific demographic. It supports all of our learner’s success.

– Kyle Collins, Dean of Instructional Innovation and Design, Northeast Iowa Community College