ABEA Digitools Workshop. Presented by: Gigi Bird, Ailene Easley, and Diane Welch. What is DigiTools?. DigiTools is short for digital tools. Digital hardware tools include: Personal computers Portable or laptop computers Tablet PCs
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Gigi Bird, Ailene Easley,
and Diane Welch
DigiTools is short for digital tools. Digital hardware tools include:
Text User Interface
Graphical User Interface
The New “DigiTools” Mix DigiTools combines text, speech and handwriting with a graphical user interface to drastically improve the production rate of every teacher and student.
Bill Gates -- Comdex 2001 in November
“The Tablet takes cutting-edge PC technology and makes it available wherever you want it, which is why I'm already using a Tablet as my everyday computer. It's a PC that is virtually without limits -- and within five years (3.25 years and counting) I predict it will be the most popular form of PC sold in America." [PCs with Tablet capabilities]
(BillGates Keynote Speech, Comdex 2001, downloaded from HTTP://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2001/.
How will these changes in technology affect future learning and the way we use computers at work, home and, more importantly, in the classroom?
120-170 wpm @ 95% and above 6-18 hours
20-30 @ 95% wpm 1-3 hours
35-65 wpm @ 95% plus constant review
Here are some medical reasons why!
Exact causes of CTDs are not known, but several factors are known to contribute to the development of CTDs.
Select (Click) Handwriting and then Writing Pad to Activate the Writing Pad
Then use your pen or your mouse to write in cursive on the Writing Pad and it will appear on your document too.
Then use your pen or your mouse to write in cursive on the Writing Pad and it will appear in cursive on your screen too.
Then select the Text shortcut button and text will appear on your screen as you write in cursive.
Then use your pen or your mouse to write in cursive on the Writing Pad and it will appear typed on your document too.
Training Capsule 1
You want a score of 19 or higher. Sixteen is The minimum score.
Choose Pause if you need to stop.
Choose Redo if you make a mistake.
Choose Skip if you get stuck on a word.
You can train words that the computer does not correctly dictate for you. When this happens, Dragon trains what you say so that the dictation error will most likely not happen again.