Voice Synthesization as a Tool to Enhance Revision during the Writing Process.
ARMY MILITARY PERSONNEL CENTER ALEXANDRIA VA
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Relatively inexpensive computer programs combining a word processor with a voice synthesizer are becoming increasingly available. The companies producing these programs are making claims that the use of a computerized voice synthesizer during the revision stage of the writing process will improve the writing product. This study examined the differences between the writing product of a group using a voice synthesizerword processor and a group using only a word processor. Analysis of the data collected indicates that the voice synthesizer, used without teacher intervention, has an adverse impact upon writers of varying academic ability. Author
- Humanities and History
- Computer Programming and Software