NameCoach
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NameCoach

Share the pronunciation of your name and listen to the names of others

Overview

NameCoach is a name recording tool that helps to make name pronunciation easier. The tool is available to students and faculty in Canvas, the University’s learning management system. With NameCoach, you can record your name for others to hear, and listen to the recorded names of others.

NameCoach software may also be used in other ways across the University, such as for commencement ceremonies.

Highlights

  • Easy-to-use online tool
  • Available in Canvas
  • Record using a computer or mobile device with a microphone or a landline telephone
  • Playback the recordings of others
  • Name recordings apply across all your Canvas courses
  • Update your recording any time
  • Compliant with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Meets Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

Students

  • Record your name for your classmates and instructors to hear
  • Listen to the name pronunciations of your classmates and instructors

Instructors

  • Record your name for students to hear
  • Learn to pronounce your students’ names ahead of time
  • Send a request to your students to record their names

Integration into Canvas

A faculty member, instructor, or staff member requested that this tool be integrated into Canvas. Learn about the formal evaluation, vetting, and approval process.

Review Phase

Integrated

Tool is integrated into Canvas

Availability

  • Systemwide

If not available to you, request this tool for your course or unit.

Need Help Setting Up This Tool?

Request Technology Help.

Don't Know if This Tool is Right for You?

Consult your Canvas contact.

Intended Audience

Students
Instructors
Researchers
Staff & Departments
Health Sciences Affiliates
IT Staff and Partners

Cost

University-funded. No additional cost to users

Common Use(s)

  • Course Management