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Dragon Naturally Speaking (speech to text) software to navigate the OLS site

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Using Dragon Naturally Speaking for the OLS

Voice commands

To enable Dragon to use your web browser after installation

Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer under Window Accessories of the dialogue box
  • Click enable when it appears
  • Or you will see a pop up box at the bottom so then click on ‘choose add ons’ and then you can select the extension from there

Chrome

  • Open the Google Chrome browser
  • Click Proceed when the pop up box appears
  • Click Add to Chrome after the chrome web store page opens
  • A Dragon icon should appear on the right hand corner of the web page

Microsoft Edge: not applicable

Firefox: problems may occur

Two ways to open the OLS

  1. To search the web

    • Open Internet Explorer
    • Search the web (allows you to type in search text field so you can when you spell out the address)
    • Go there (to search)
    • Say ‘tab’ a few times until you see the cursor move onto the LOGIN icon (about 5 or 6 times)
    • Click LOGIN
    • Click ‘I comply with privacy statement’
  2. As a bookmarked website in favourites

    Make sure you save your username and password for the site so you don’t have to say it aloud

    • Click favourites
    • Click OLS LOGIN

Navigating your course page

  • Click ‘name of heading in the tab’ e.g. Unit overview, Assessments, Resources, Connect
  • Click ‘name of resource’ e.g. learning resource, Word version

Multiple choice quiz in online learning resource

  • Click radio button (a number will appear on all the radio buttons)
  • Choose ‘number’ (to select your choice and then it will click it)
  • Click check box (to check whether your answer is correct or incorrect)
  • Choose ‘number’ ( to select the number that appears)

Cloze writing quiz in online learning resource

  • Click text field (a number will appear on all the radio buttons)
  • Choose ‘number’ (to select your choice and then it will click it)
  • Say the word you want typed in the blank text field
  • Repeat above instructions

Matching quiz in online learning resource

  • Say ‘tab’ or ‘line down’ to enter the blank text field in the quiz in a matching quiz
  • Say ‘Show choices’ to open the list of possible answers
  • Say ‘line down’ to move to your selected answer
  • Say ‘Press enter’ to select answer
  • Say ‘tab’ to move to the Check icon
  • Say ‘Click check’ to show the answer

Navigating tabs in browser

  • Go to first tab, third tab etc
  • Close first tab, third tab etc

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