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Tue 25 Jun 2019
10:00 - 13:00


Provided by: University Information Services


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Save Time and Increase Your Productivity with Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Tue 25 Jun 2019


Countless busy professionals are now turning to speech recognition to speed up creating documents and streamlining their workflow.

This course will focus on how to use Dragon NaturallySpeaking for education to improve accuracy and will show you how to customise the software for your writing style.

The aim of this course is to teach you how to achieve 99% accuracy with Dragon NaturallySpeaking so that you spend less time correcting mis-recognitions and more time dictating text at speeds of up to 140 words per minute!

With Dragon you are only limited to the speed you can think - come and learn how get Dragon working for you!

See success stories of how Dragon is being used by education.

Target audience
  • All current University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 25 Jun   10:00 - 13:00 10:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map Darran Bryant
Topics covered
  • Important installation settings
  • Using the correct hardware and audio devices
  • How Dragon NaturallySpeaking works and why it doesn't work well an academic environment
  • An explanation of the acoustic an language models
  • Dictation styles and good practices
  • Basic dictation command and punctuation
  • The Vocabulary Editor explained
  • Introducing academic acronyms and scientific terms
  • Automatic capitalisation of phrases
  • Improving accuracy using proper correction techniques
  • Customising your language model with your academic language
  • How to effectively use email with Dragon
  • Using templates for productivity
Taught using

Dragon NaturallySpeaking v.12

  • Although this course uses Dragon NaturallySpeaking v.12 it is applicable for users of version 9 onwards

One session of three hours

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