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The Glenn Crombie Centre
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I have developed training guides for Kurzweil 3000 version 4 and textHelp version 4.
**To order these guides, please send a cheque (made payable to CAMBRIAN COLLEGE) to the address listed below my name. All prices include taxes and shipping.
The textHelp training guide includes diskettes with practice exercises and answer files. Topics include the following:
- Starting and Exiting, A quick tour - Practice Exercise
-Exploring the Buttons, Drag, Speak, Text Reader - Practice Exercise
- Spelling Button - Practice Exercise
- Word Prediction - Practice Exercise
- Thesaurus - Practice Exercise
- Word Wizard - Practice Exercise
- Final Practice Exercise - which incorporates all other exercises as a final review
- Appendix - Menu Options, Speak as I Type, Setting Speech Options
COST: $50 - this includes a set of originals that allows you to make copies for any student or staff at your organization.
The Kurzweil 3000 training guide includes a CD-ROM that contains the manual scanned into Kurzweil format, and practice files for students and teachers.
- Introduction - Starting, exiting, quick tour, main toolbar, reading toolbar
- Scanning - starting and stopping, deleting a page, replacing pages - Practice Exercise
- Saving Files
- Reading - starting and stopping, changing reading speed, changing reading mode, magnifying words as they are read - Practice Exercise
- Using the Zone Editor - deleting a zone, adjusting zones, adding a zone, adjusting the order of the zones - Practice Exercise
- Using Kurzweil 3000 to Help You to Study - Study Skills toolbar, highlighting text, erasing highlights, extracting highlights, leaving voice notes, written notes, sticky notes, hidden notes, deleting notes
- Final Practice
- For Teachers: Editing Text - Preparing text before the student begins to read, correcting text, changing the pronunciation of words
COST: $50 - this includes a set of originals that allows you to make make copies for any student or staff at your organization.