Use It In Your Learning Environment
Emerging technologies are being used in homes and classrooms around the world providing speech-to-text in novel instances. As the technology develops, the ways in which speech-to-text technology can support adult learning will exponentially increase. As adults typically have multiple responsibilities, speech-to-text software can be supportive in creating reminders, note taking, calendar entries, and messages, which helps free Working Memory to focus on the most important tasks.
Currently, edtech products integrating speech-to-text technology can provide support for Vision, mitigate the limitations of Working Memory, and increase learner autonomy. In the world of the adult learner, speech-to-text is seen in the use of virtual assistants, chatbots, meeting transcription, transcribing podcasts and interviews, learning languages, and communication with mobile devices.