Namecoach - Getting Started [UW-Madison]

This document explains how to begin using Namecoach, a name pronunciation tool connected with Canvas.


Instructor Considerations before Use

General Considerations

  • NameCoach allows everyone to record their name in their own voice. This helps to foster a more inclusive classroom environment.
  • Allows for anyone to add their recorded names to their email signature. 
  • Available to all courses in Canvas and to all employees through the NameCoach website. 
  • One recording will be used for all courses and the email signature. 

Information to share with students

  • You can record your name directly inside of Canvas or from the NameCoach website (KB Article) 
  • You only need to record your name once and it will be accessible in all of your Canvas courses. 


See Namecoach - Accessibility and Usability Information for important accessibility information.

Steps to Get Started with Namecoach

Questions and Support

For help with Namecoach, please contact the DoIT Help Desk  

Keywords:Name pronunciation diction coach tool audio clip   Doc ID:123211
Owner:Learn@UW Madison .Group:Learn@UW-Madison
Created:2022-12-28 16:45 CDTUpdated:2023-02-24 15:08 CDT
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