Immersive reader is a learning tool from Microsoft integrated into DigiExam that offers visual, grammatical and verbal reading support of instructions and questions in an exam.
The Immersive Reader’s allowed for Only selected students, All students or No students in an exam just like other accessibility tools.
For the “Only selected students” to apply to students in the exam, the setting needs to be saved on the students account in DigiExam under Accessibility settings. The settings on a student account apply to all exams taken at the school by the student.
Note! Immersive Reader needs an active internet connection to work!
Immersive Reader has several options to increase readability of content:
Text preferences Grammar options Reading preferences
The text options menu allows the student to
- Change text size
- Reduce crowding between letters
- Change the font
- Change background color
Parts of Speech controls grammar highlighting and help students understand complex sentences.
Line Focus enables readers to narrow the focus of their reading experience by highlighting sets of one, three, or five lines within their chosen material in Immersive Reader
Picture Dictionary gives you the ability to click on any single word and have it read aloud.
Translate lets you change the language of the text you're reading.