Talking Typing Teacher

Version 1.6
Product Type: 
Device modifier
Approximate Cost: $105.00


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Product Description: 

Talking Typing Teacher is a typing program for both home and classroom use that is designed for blind and visually impaired students and features digitized human speech.

Main Features: 

  • Each typing lesson or practice session is read aloud with clear pre-recorded dialog.
  • Includes Workbook, a fully-functional talking word processor.
  • Choice of dozens of fonts, the size of text, and how heavy the print should be.
  • Choose color contrast by selecting from 30 different background and text colors.
  • Built-in human speech (in the form of MarvelTalk) that narrates the entire program. 
  • Complete interaction with both sound and full-color animations.
  • Detailed lesson curriculum designed with three levels of instruction. 
  • Lessons consisting of spoken and displayed instructions, practice drills, and final reminders.
  • Lessons that teach and reinforce typing, with careful emphasis on posture and correct typing habits.
  • Three levels of instruction that change the number of keys that are taught as well as how the instructions are worded and presented.
  • Constant positive and encouraging reinforcers throughout the entire curriculum.
  • The ability to create an unlimited number of customized lessons to further enhance your typing curriculum.
  • A variety of optional tunes and sound effects to enhance student performance and enliven the curriculum. 
  • Seven separate functions to test and enhance typing skills between each lesson.
  • Full support for multiple student use. 

Primary Specifications: 

  • System Requirements:
    • A PC (at least 90 megahertz) running Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, ME, 2000, 98, or NT (Service Pack 4). 
    • 16 megabytes of RAM.
    • 1-bit Sound card and speakers (or headphones).
    • CD-ROM drive.
    • Internet Explorer 4.01 or later (just for components).

More Information: 

See Manufacturer's website. 

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