Speech Recognition & Fluency Assessment SpeechAce, Now In Any LMS

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Updated on August 31, 2020

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SpeechAce has increased its compatiblity with several LMS, including Moodle (dedicated plugin–see below), Blackboard, Canvas, Sakai and WebCT (LTI). Further integrations are available via API.

Original, 2017 post:

Are you a language teacher using Moodle for online teaching? How you are helping your learners in improving their pronunciation and lowering their accent. Speechace – The speech recognition Moodle plugin is now revamped after taking feedback from hundreds of Moodle users and months of development effort since its first release in January last year.
In a recent news, Ahmed El-Shimi – Co-Founder of Speechace, announced the release of the new revamped version of the Speechace Moodle plugin. The Moodle plugin is a question type plugin with following features:

  • Realtime feedback at a word, syllable and phoneme level pinpointing mistakes in pronunciation
  • Automatic speech scoring against a native speaker model
  • Automatic generation of reference audio using state of the art text to speech software
  • Allows recording of your own audio to instruct students
  • Allows creation of custom pronunciation material using ever-expanding 100,000 word dictionary
  • Supports all question behaviors
  • Simple click and install with no external dependencies.
  • Works across Moodle 2.7-3.2
  • Is fast and responsive and works across all browsers and mobile phones. No app required for Android phones.
  • Supports native HTML5 audio or Adobe Flash if HTML5 not available

Demo, Pricing and Trial:

Here is a small introductory video about Speechace:

You can give it a try through your browser here. You can also check out the Speechace functioning by signing up for a free trial. Click here to start your free trial and see the pricing details.

Interested in Speaking Practice in your LMS?

Check out Justin Hunt’s remote learning-proof lessons for encouraging speaking practice at the Elearning Success Summit