Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
CAS 150
Course Title:
Introduction to Speech Recognition
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Course Description

Use Speech Recognition software to input information into the computer. Students will train the software to his/her voice and learn voice commands to edit, format, and produce documents. Computer literacy required. Recommended: CAS 133 and placement into RD 80. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:
1. Use speech recognition software to input information into the computer.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

This is a Pass/No Pass course with a letter grade option. Students may change to the letter grade option through MyPCC. Students must choose before the completion of 80% of the class.

A grade will be issued based on:

  • Documents produced using speech input



Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Themes, Concepts, Issues

Understand the use of speech recognition for computer input

Produce accurate copy

Competencies, Skills

Use speech input

Use speech commands to correct errors

Use speech commands to enter format and other commands into the computer

Use the specific voice features of the software