Technology for Reading and Writing

How to listen to a PDF file



Use Google Docs to dictate a first draft; use it to hear your paper read back to you. Because CVCC uses Gmail for student email, you have access to Google docs–you never have to worry about losing a flash drive.



Use Office 365 (free for CVCC students) for immersive reading; there’s a free add-on that will read aloud and highlight words as you go.



Use Adobe Reader to annotate


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Clutter-Free Reading in Chrome

Clutter-Free Reading in Firefox

Clutter-Free Reading in Edge