How to use screen reader software while taking a test?

This article explains how to use a screen reader while taking a test. YouTestMe GetCertified currently does not have screen reader software embedded in the system, but it is compatible with any other screen reader software. This article will explain the Jaws screen reader and Google Chrome extension ChromeVox.

Screen reader download

Jaws download

To download the Jaws screen reader, please go to this link.

Kindly note that you can use a free 40-minute mode or purchase the software.
Once you install the program and open it, you will be required to close all applications and press ENTER in order to restart the computer and start using the program.

Once you install the program, open it, and you will be required to close all applications and press ENTER in order to restart the computer and start using the program.

ChromeVox download

To download the Google Chrome extension, use this link. This extension is free and can be used to read the screens in the YouTestMe GetCertified application.

Kindly note that navigation buttons can be changed for both programs according to your preferences.

Taking a test using a screen reader

Login into the YouTestMe GetCertified

To start the test, you should log in to the application using the previously provided application link.

For easier navigation, please use your keyboard. Kindly note that the navigation buttons depend on the predefined program’s shortcuts.

You will be required to enter your username and password, and then you will be able to login into the application.

Starting a test

Using the keyboard buttons, navigate to My assignments. Find a test you want to start using a search field and typing in the test name.

Start the desired test using the shortcut when hearing the Start button.

Confirm the test instructions by pressing the shortcut to check the checkbox, then start the test using the shortcut when hearing the Start button.

Once you hear the main test settings, you will be able to start the questions answering by pressing the shortcut once you hear the Start button.

Answering the questions

Using your keyboard, answer the questions, and once you are done, finish the test by pressing the shortcut when hearing the Finish test button.

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