Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Fourth International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Introducing Voice Recognition into Higher Education
Toby Dittrich, Sequoia Star

Last modified: 09-05-2018

Abstract


Abstract

Voice Recognition (VR) software has now evolved to be fast and accurate enough to be useful in many educational settings. This paper describes two new uses for VR technology, both protected by patents, which can effectively address the lack of universal oral training in education today. The first use is Instant Note Capture (INC) which can be employed in live computer presentations and in an online software add-on tool called Incredible Classroom (IC) to place and store voice to text records in educational activities. The second is a new assessment tool called Virtual Oral Recitation Examination System (VORE) which enables oral discourse to be automatically and instantaneously assessed and used in new educational software tools requiring oral exercises. This paper identifies the necessity for and demonstrates the uses of voice recognition systems in education.


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