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Wednesday, June 22 • 13:30 - 14:20
CON02.02 - "What if we could attract and retain more students? How supporting UDL using modern text-to-speech technology empowers learners and educators" (Sponsored by Readspeaker)

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Many factors affect students’ intentions to graduate, yet recent work shows that prominent among the factors modifiable by the school, the student or the community is “strong course self-efficacy”. Research also shows that significant numbers of post-secondary students do not read very well.  One major step to improved self-efficacy:  speech-enable your Learning Management System!   We’ll provide an overview of how this is done nearly automatically using ReadSpeaker technologies, who’s already doing it, and why it’s so cost-effective.

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Michael Hughes

Business Director, Canada, ReadSpeaker LLC
Let's talk about how Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and User Experience (UX) connect, and how you and your colleagues can deliver both to better support your teachers and learners! I'm the Canadian lead for ReadSpeaker, the world-leader in speech-enabling Learning Management Systems, including Brightspace by D2L, Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas, and more! When you provide a Listen or Ecoutez button to press, it means your students and... Read More →


Wednesday June 22, 2016 13:30 - 14:20
UCC 54A

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