CSIS573: ACT FOR READING
This course provides instruction in effective use of assistive computer technology for reading assistance. Students with disabilities will learn how to use software programs such as text-to-speech for improving reading skills. Special emphasis will be placed on reading comprehension, reading fluency, reading vocabulary and study skills.
- Students will display correct usage of reading and study skills tools of text-to-speech software.
- Students will apply study skills software tools to highlight main ideas and essential supporting details in content area reading.
- Students will utilize the text-to-speech dictionary and thesaurus to increase reading vocabulary.
- Students will explore the text-to-speech software features for reading the web and accessing various types of course materials.