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Mt. SAC Emergency Alert

Alert: MTSAC ALERT #3: The gas leak that occurred off campus is now contained. Grand Avenue has reopened. Please resume business as usual.

ReadSpeaker

ReadSpeaker text-to-speech gives a voice to Mt. SAC webpages and learning materials within Canvas.

Benefits

  • Improved word recognition skills and vocabulary
  • Improved reading comprehension, fluency, accuracy, and concentration
  • Improved information recall and learning/memory enhancement
  • Increased motivation and more positive attitude with regard to reading
  • Increased reading self-confidence and perceived performance

How Does it Work?

Canvas

Listen to selected text: You can select part or all of the text on the page and then click the pop-up Listen button (see below).  Note: if no text is selected, ReadSpeaker will begin at the top of the page and read down.

  1. Click the Listen button to open the player:
    Play

  2. Select text to read.
    Selected Text to be Read Aloud

  3. Click the Play button to listen to the content:
    Listen

Note: you can adjust the text-to-speech settings by clicking the expansion arrow to reveal the full toolbar:
Text-To-Speech Toolbar

Introduction Video