- Ask students to create PowerPoint slides on a topic with text written in the notes and then use text to speech software to convert the text to audio - then save the presentations as videos, directly from PowerPoint.
- Converting documents to speech so you can multi-task while jogging, doing the housework or commuting on a busy train where it's difficult to read
- Making your materials available to students with visual impairments
Find out how text-to-speech can be used in your online courses: http://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/ele/2015/03/03/realistic-voices/
- Download realistic sounding voices here (free for UK University staff and students): http://www.jisctechdis.ac.uk/techdis/technologymatters/voices