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The Benefits of Word Prediction for Learners with Literacy Difficulties

If you have sent messages with your phone the chances are you have used word prediction. When you type, either on a phone, a tablet or on a keyboard, word prediction software offers a list of suggested words which closely matches the first few letters that have been typed. Word prediction can help learners with literacy difficulties to spell more accurately and can increase writing speed.

In this webinar, Craig will explore a range of word prediction features and tools such as topic dictionaries, flexible spelling and next word prediction and explain how they can be used to overcome difficulties with writing and reading. 

Presenter(s)

Craig Mill, CALL Scotland

 

About the webinar

  • The webinar runs from 16:00-16:30 (UK time zone);
  • The workshop part lasts about 20 minutes;
  • There will be 5-10 minutes after this for questions and answers.

Date: 30
Oct

course cost is Free

Course Reference: WEB154

Preparing for the Webinar

To try and ensure the webinar goes as smoothly as possible for you on the day, we've created a very simple 4 point preparation list that you may wish to follow.