With ReadSpeaker webReader, all courses on AAACEUs can be read aloud to you. Just one click, and the text for the course is simultaneously read aloud and highlighted so you can easily follow along, regardless of which kind of device you are using or where you may be. This makes the content more accessible and visiting the website is a more enriching experience. As a user, you don't have to download anything.
On a course page, activate webReader by clicking the Listen button.
webReader also allows you to:
Clear instructions on how to use each feature are provided in the Help Tool, which is found in the menu. Try reading through the Help Tool to pick up ideas on how to make optimal use of webReader's features!
webReader can be activated, i.e. focus can be set on the Listen button, with the access key "K". The access key "L" will set focus on the player and also start the reading. Many of the webReader tools and features also have a dedicated access key. Access keys are activated with modifier keys, which differ depending on the browser and the operating system used (see list of modifier keys for different environments here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Access_key)
Inside the player and menu, i.e. when the user has set focus on the player, tab/shift+tab can be used to navigate and the enter or space key to activate a certain button or option. The Esc key can be used to stop the current action, close the menu, or close a dialog window, depending on the context.
webReader is best used with cookies enabled, as it will allow the user's personal settings to be saved between sessions.
webReader is a device-independent and cross-platform solution. It should work with:
To learn more about ReadSpeaker, visit www.readspeaker.com