Voice Recognition for Schools
Dragon Professional Voice Recognition Training for Schools
This workshop provides an overview on the use of voice recognition software with particular emphasis on Dragon Professional Voice Recognition. It outlines the principles and practicalities of use for students, staff and parents. The course will be comprised of presentation and demonstration. The workshop will outline how to set up the Dragon user profile, configuring sound and microphone, as well tips on using for State Examinations.
The course will cover the following voice recognition areas:
➤ Dragon Professional 15
➤ Google Voice Typing
➤ Microsoft Word Dictate and Transcription
Following the successful completion of this event, participants will have broadened their knowledge of voice recognition interventions for students. They will also be able to train students in the basic use of Dragon. This would include setting up a user profile, voice recognition commands as well as identifying and resolving common issues.
This is an online workshop where participants are required to have a Windows 10 or Mac computer, a suitable internet connection, a computer speaker and a microphone. A notebook and pen is also an imperative requirement.
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The instructor for the training course has over 10 years experience in teaching assistive technology to audiences from primary to third level education. He holds an honours degree in Computer Science and a Masters degree in Computer Science from University College Cork, Ireland. He is also an Oracle Certified Associate Java Developer. He undertakes research in the area of assistive technologies and has presented at international seminars and conferences.