Who might this blog post be useful for?: Many students experience difficulties with proofreading their own work as their mind can trick them into reading what they think is on the page rather than what is actually there. Using text-to-speech Continue reading How to use text-to-speech tools to proofread academic assignments
ClaroCapture, which is part of the ClaroRead package that is available on capmus, is a study skills tool which lets you capture text and images from different locations into one “ClaroCapture project”. This allows you to gather information in preparation Continue reading ClaroRead – Capture and organise your research with the ClaroCapture tool
When having text read back, it will be highlighted in your document using colours. In the highlight tab you can set the colour and method of highlighting. In the Highlight section, you have the option to highlight by Word, Word Continue reading ClaroRead Speak – the options for highlighting text as it’s read aloud
Shortcuts and alerts can help increase your productivity and also reduce the risk that you will end up with false ‘corrections’ in the body of your text when using Global AutoCorrect. Todays tutorial will demonstrate how to create and customise Continue reading Shortcuts and Alerts in Global AutoCorrect
Something discussed in my introductory post on Global AutoCorrect was the frustration of words being autocorrected to the wrong one, or not being corrected at all. A simple way that we can get around this is by adding dictionaries. To Continue reading Adding dictionaries in Global AutoCorrect
Who might this blog post be useful for?: This software has helped people with literacy difficulties, fatigue, OCD, RSI and visual impairments. What study skills challenges can this app help you overcome?: Problems with spelling, long periods of time wasted Continue reading Struggling with spelling? Global Autocorrect could help.
Sometimes the text in documents, including e-books, cannot be recognised by a computer. This means the text cannot be copied and pasted into research documents or read aloud by screen reader software. These types of documents are referred to as Continue reading Using ClaroRead to create accessible documents
This is the fifth and final post in the productivity series. Who might this blog post be useful for?: Anyone who struggles with motivation or concentration for long periods. What study skills challenges can this app help you overcome?: Poor Continue reading Combatting Procrastination: The Pomodoro Technique – Productivity series, part 5.
Who might this blog post be useful for?: This software is available for anyone with a print based disability, including students with dyslexia or a visual impairment. As it’s a web based application it can be used on and off campus. Continue reading Sensus Access – creating audio files from text based material
Who might this blog post be useful for?: People who struggle with concentration and motivation, or who find themselves using their phone too much while studying. What study skills challenges can this app help you overcome?: Poor concentration, procrastination, high Continue reading Combatting Procrastination: Forest App -Productivity series, part 4.