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How do I use the Microsoft Immersive Reader when viewing a page as an observer?

You may be able to use the Microsoft Immersive Reader when viewing pages in Canvas. The Microsoft Immersive Reader enhances your reading experience by improving accessibility and boosting reading comprehension. For more information about the reader, visit the Microsoft Immersive Reader website.

Notes:

  • The Microsoft Immersive Reader is an account feature option. If the Immersive Reader button does not display in your course, talk to your institution's Canvas admin about enabling this feature.
  • The Microsoft Immersive Reader is being offered in Canvas as a trial feature.

Open Pages

Open Pages

In Course Navigation, click the Pages link.

View Page

By default, Pages displays the set front page for your course [1].

To view all pages in your course, click the View All Pages button [2].

Open Page

To view a page, click the page title.

Open Immersive Reader

Open Immersive Reader

Click the Immersive Reader button.

View Immersive Reader

The Microsoft Immersive Reader displays a variety of tools and options to enhance your reading experience.

You can manage text, grammar, and reading preferences using the toolbar [1]. To expand the reader display, click the Full Screen button [2].

To hear the page text read aloud, click the Play button [3]. To adjust audio settings, click the Voice Settings button [4].

To close the reader and return to Canvas, click the Exit button [5].

Note: For more details about the Microsoft Immersive Reader functionality, visit the Microsoft Immersive Reader website.