References: Text-to-speech Software

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Barbetta, P. S., & Silio, M. (2009). Effects of word prediction and text-to-speech on the writing skills of students with learning disabilities. Research, Reflections and Innovations in Integrating ICT in Education, 1(1), 1149-1159.

Meyer, N. K., & Bouck, E. C. (2014). The impact of text-to-speech on expository reading for adolescents with LD. Journal of Special Education Technology, 29(1), 21-33.

Parr, M. (2013). Text-to-speech technology as inclusive reading practice: Changing perspectives, overcoming barriers. LEARNing Landscapes, 6(2), 303-322.

Prion, S., & Mitchell, M. (2008). Audiobooks and cognitive load. In C. Bonk, M. Lee, & T. Reynolds (Eds.), Proceedings of e-learn: World conference on e-learning in corporate, government, healthcare, and higher education 2008 (pp. 1917-1926). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from

Roberts, K., Park, H. J., & Takahashi, K. (2010, March). Effectiveness of text-to-speech software features for improving vocabulary, reading comprehension, and reading rate of culturally diverse high school students in Hawai'i. In Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1606-1611). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Roberts, K., Takahashi, K., Part, H. J., & Stodden, R. (2012). Text-to-speech use to improve reading of high school struggling readers. The International Journal of Literacies, 89, 359-362.

Silver-Pacuilla, H., Ruedel, K., & Mistrett, S. (2004). A review of technology-based approaches for reading instruction: Tools for researchers and vendors. Buffalo, NY: The National Center for Technology Innovation.

Stodden, R. A., Roberts, K. D., Takahashi, K., Park, H. J., & Stodden, N. J. (2012). Use of text-to-speech software to improve reading skills of high school struggling readers. Procedia Computer Science, 14, 359-362.

Whittingham, J., Huffman, S., Christensen, R., & McAllister, T. (2013). Use of audiobooks in a school library and positive effects of struggling readers' participation in a library-sponsored audiobook club. _School Library Research, 16, _1-18.