TestTalker is a voice output test program designed to help students with vision impairments and learning disabilities be more successful with test taking, worksheet completion, and study materials. It also aids the completion of electronic forms.
- It provides a computerized version of a test, worksheet, or other forms that can talk.
- It can be used for both test preparation and standardized tests.
- It enables students to become familiar with specific testing formats.
- Tests are presented bimodally, with words highlighted on screen as they are spoken aloud.
- As an accommodation tool, this program maintains the integrity of the written test by presenting it without modification.
- The program has two modules: the Teacher Edition, a test-creating module designed for teachers; and the Student Edition, a test-taking module, which comes in a pack of five.
- The Teacher Edition scans pre-printed tests and allows teachers to configure them so students can complete the tests electronically.
- The Student Edition reads the test aloud and allows students to answer the questions.
- Teachers and students can print blank or completed tests.
- The program supports true/false, multiple choice, fill-in, and extended answer tests.
- Tests in PDF (Adobe Portable Document Format) or Microsoft Word format can be opened in this software, but tests in ScanTron format are not supported.
- For use with IBM and compatible computers.
- Requires: Pentium or higher processor running at least 450 MHz.
- Operating system: Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP, ME, or NT version 4.0 (SP6).
- Video display: A video card and monitor capable of VGA video in 800x600, high-color, 16-bit color mode or greater.
- Speech Synthesis: A compatible sound card and speaker.
- Memory: 92 MB of random access memory.
- Media: CD-ROM drive.
- Hard disk: 100 MB available for program (plus additional space for document storage).
- Supported scanners: TWAIN-compatible scanner.