Dragon Naturally Speaking (PC) is speech-recognition computer software for individuals who have difficulty using a standard keyboard and mouse. Dragon may also facilitate the learning process and improve writing skills for the student with dyslexia and for those who have word-retrieval difficulties, graphomotor challenges, or problems committing ideas to paper in a timely fashion.
Students use voice-commands to control computer operations and speech-to-text recognition to accomplish the following tasks:
- surf the web
- compose research papers on MS Word, Dragon Pad, Google docs, and other Google Apps
- dictate responses to homework questions
- reply to emails
- transcribe speeches
- respond to online discussions threads, quizzes, and surveys in Canvas