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Read and Write Gold

What is it?

Read and Write Gold is a reading, writing, studying and research support tool designed to help every student succeed.

How can it be used?

When reviewing final papers, check out the "text-to-speech" feature to listen to your paper as it is read to you. You can also use the phonetic spell checker, which will pick up some errors that Microsoft Word will not.

When reading research material online, completing an online test through blackboard or reading digital textbooks, you can use the "text-to-speech" feature to assist with having the material read out loud to you.

When writing papers, use the "speech-to-text" feature to speak what you want to write and it will be typed for you. You will need to use a microphone or headset with a microphone and also train the software to recognize your voice. There's also a dictionary and word prediction to assist with your writing.

Where can I find it?

MVCC Blackboard account- which can be accessed from any personal or school computer

 

Information on Accessing and Using Read & Write's Features:

Accessing Read & Write Gold 11 in Blackboard


Text-to-Speech Instructions

Speech-to-Text Instructions

Common Commands in Speech Recognition

Converting Text to a Sound File

 

If you have any questions or need help using Read & Write, contact the Disability Office at 315-792-5644 or email: disabilityoffice@mvcc.edu

ADA/504 Coordinator
Tamara Mariotti, Coordinator of Disability Services
315-731-5702
tmariotti@mvcc.edu

Utica Campus
Disability Services Office
Payne Hall Room 104H
315-792-5644


Learning & ADHD Disabilities:
Katelyn Ouderkirk, Transition Support Specialist
315-792-5413
kouderkirk@mvcc.edu


Other Disabilities:
Tamara Mariotti, Coordinator of Disability Services
315-731-5702
tmariotti@mvcc.edu


Testing Accommodations:
John Burns, Interim Accommodations Specialist
315-792-5644
jburns@mvcc.edu


Rome Campus
Student Services Office
Plumley Complex A30
315-334-7709


Lisa Addison-Wilson, Disability Services Specialist
315- 334-7744
laddison-wilson@mvcc.edu


Jenny Spinelli
315-334-7703
jspinelli@mvcc.edu