Content-Type: text/html Dear Access Partners: Below is information about upcoming IT Short courses on Read&Write Gold. Mika Watanabe Coordinator Disability Services for Students University of Montana ----------------------------------------------------------------- Read&Write Gold, reading and writing software, is available for free to all UM students and employees. IT is offering short courses on Read&Write Gold this spring semester. These courses are open to all UM students, faculty, and staff. To download Read&Write Gold, go to the IT Lab software page: http://www.umt.edu/it/services/accessible_IT/readwritegold.php To sign up, go to the IT Short courses page at: http://apps.umt.edu/it/shortcourse/home ACC395: How to use Texthelp Read and Write to transition PDFs to readable form March 10, 2016, 1:10 -2:00 p.m. in LA 139. This IT short course will cover the use of Read and Write for converting image only PDFs into readable text based PDFs and Word documents. In addition, it will cover conversions using a scanner as well as other image files and text found in video. EdTech201: How Texthelp Read and Write can support student research. April 6, 2016, 1:10 -2:00 p.m. in LA 139. This IT short course will cover the use of Read and Write for paper research writing. Its primary focus will be on using Read and Write as an aid for web based research. EdTech202: Students: Texthelp Read and Write can make your student life easier (and it is free). March 23, 2016, 1:10-2:00 p.m. in LA 139. This IT short course will cover the use of Read and Write for essay writing, PDF reading, and creating MP3 versions of prescribed documents for listening on Smart Phones, iPads, iPods, and other MP3 playback devises.