Journal of Information Systems Education


This Teaching Tip provides a Microsoft .NET 2.0 framework application that uses Microsoft Agent® for on demand text-to speech (TTS) capability. One opens the program, then pastes selected text into a textbox to have Microsoft Agent® Merlin read, i.e., speak the text. One may also open text files directly into the application. One can use the application in a multimedia classroom environment to hold and enhance student interest with a variety of voices and also to provide some technological assistance when it is desired to have text read-aloud.



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