The Claro Read 5.5 application can be used with CourseSmart to provide text-to-speech capabilities.
Using the Claro Read application does not require the Accessible Reader. There is no need to contact CourseSmart Support for this option.
Start the Claro Read application.
Open the eTextbook
Open the eTextbook you wish to read and navigate to the page you wish to read.
Select the area of text
When you are on the page you want to read, use your mouse to select the area of text you want read out loud.
Copy your text
Click on the "Copy" button in the CourseSmart Reader toolbar.
Place text into copy box
Use the mouse to place the curser into the CourseSmart copy box.
Claro Read will read your text
Claro Read will read the text in the Copy Window out loud.