[Athen] In-class strategy for a hard-of-hearing student

Russell Solowoniuk solowoniukr at macewan.ca
Wed Oct 21 08:21:08 PDT 2020

Hi Jeff,

This is perfect! We’ll send the steps to the student and see if it works for her.

Thank you so much!

Best regards,


From: athen-list <athen-list-bounces at mailman12.u.washington.edu> On Behalf Of Jeffrey Dell
Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:29 PM
To: Access Technology Higher Education Network <athen-list at u.washington.edu>
Subject: Re: [Athen] In-class strategy for a hard-of-hearing student

What the student would need to do to be able to hear the microphone input to the laptop is to enable monitoring of that audio input. Here’s a video for how to do it windows 10

Math is not quite as easy to do this with as windows 10. One option I found but I’ve never used it before is audio hi Jack

Best regards,

Sent from my iPhone. please excuse errors from using Apple's dictation feature.

On Oct 20, 2020, at 5:35 PM, Russell Solowoniuk <solowoniukr at macewan.ca<mailto:solowoniukr at macewan.ca>> wrote:

Hi everyone,

We have a hard-of -hearing student attending an in-person class. She emailed my manager with the following question, and I thought that perhaps someone on this list might have a solution.

<student’s question>
At the moment, I use the AI media for captioning services, and they use my audio input connected through a zoom meeting. I am wondering if there is software that would enable me to use my cochlear “headphones” and listen to that same audio stream? I am just finding the lag time of 5-10 seconds is long in some circumstances, and then I am not picking up any of the students questions/comments in class.

I’ve tried connecting into the Ai Media - Zoom meeting with my headphones, but unfortunately my own input isn’t played through the speakers/headphones. I had a microphone that I used to provide to a lecturer to help me hear them, but I no longer have a clip for this and I think it would be better to try and use the single microphone than provide two.
<end student’s question>

Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.



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