Module 9 of JAWS Training for Teachers and AT Instructors

The ninth module of our JAWS training for teachers and Assistive Technology (AT) instructors is available on our Teaching Resources page. Each module in the series builds upon the last and contains lessons, videos, and a quiz.

What’s in Module 9?

Module 9, JAWS Dictionary Manager, provides an overview of using the Dictionary Manager in JAWS and introduces you to its functions. Learn how to:

  • Create phonetic synthesizer rules
  • Play a sound instead of a word or while it is spoken
  • Create rules specific to a synthesizer or person
  • Pronounce words in different languages
  • Create rules for abbreviations and phrases
  • Share or delete dictionary files
  • Use the JAWS import/export feature

Overview of Previous Modules

The modules leading up to Module 9 offer instruction on many basic JAWS features.

  • Module 1 introduces you to the training and shows you how to access JAWS training resources.
  • Module 2 covers options for starting JAWS and creating folders.
  • Module 3 introduces you to FSReader and shows you how to access the JAWS Basic Training materials.
  • Module 4 teaches commands for reading and editing text, plus demonstrates the use of the PC, JAWS, and Virtual PC cursors.
  • Module 5 shows you how to get help in JAWS and quickly search for information.
  • Module 6 covers applications commonly used in learning environments for practicing typing skills, accessing books, and connecting online.
  • Module 7 reviews surfing the internet with JAWS and shows you how to navigate various web page elements.
  • Module 8 provides an overview of setting up a refreshable braille display and introduces you to important features.

Visit the table of contents to access all modules, and see the Freedom Scientific Training Center for a complete list of learning resources. We value your feedback, so please fill out the short evaluation form at the end of each module.