8.1 Scanner Connected to a Computer (6 to 8 hours)

8.1 Scanner Connected to a Computer (6 to 8 hours) amcelwee Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:10

Teach scanning with a system scanner using the following steps.

  1. Review the previous lesson (The Word Processor).
  2. Provide instruction on how to operate a scanner that is attached to a computer and uses assistive optical character recognition (OCR) software.
  3. Explain the relationship between the speech component of the scanning software and the screen reader.
  4. Practice customizing the speech output in the scanning software.
  5. Explore the scanning functions within the assistive software including
    • scanning a document and reading by word, line, and paragraph;
    • scanning in the background; and
    • advanced reading and scanning options.
  6. Practice editing a document including
    • saving an edited file, and
    • importing and exporting documents.
  7. Provide instruction on modifying and setting the screen magnification options in the assistive software.