How to Enable Speech-to-Text for Essay Questions

 

ProProfs Quiz Maker provides convenience to quiz takers for questions seeking text-based answers, such as an essay, through speech-to-text. The feature allows learners to express their ideas vocally and automatically convert them into text.

 

Here’s what the speech-to-text feature will look like on the quiz screen.

 

Speech-to-text feature preview in an essay question in a Quiz

 

The speech-to-text feature will,

 

  • Allow quiz takers to complete the question quickly

  • Eliminate the possibility of spelling errors in typing

  • Generate interest among quiz takers in attempting the essay questions

 

How to Enable Speech-to-Text for Essay Questions

 

Step 1: Create a new scored quiz or open an existing quiz in your Quiz Maker account.

 

Step 2: Click Add Question on the left panel in the quiz editor.

 

Note: You can also use the Add Question button in the header, as highlighted in the image.

 

Add a new question in the quiz editor using the Add Question button

 

Step 3: Select the Essay question type from the overlay and click Add Question.

 

Select the Essay question type to add

 

Step 4: Type your question, set the character limit & modify the answer space.

 

Add question and ser answer limit

 

Step 5: Click to expand the Advanced settings and enable Speech to Text.

 

Enable Speech-to-text under Advanced settings

 

Save your changes.

 

Now, when the quiz taker attempts the essay question, they can leverage the power of speech recognition software to recognize & translate their voice as text into the answer box.

 

Speech-to-text Feature preview in an Essay question

 

That is all about enabling speech-to-text for essay questions in a quiz.

 

 

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