Namecoach - Overview [UW-Madison]

This document provides an overview of basic information about Namecoach.


What is NameCoach?

NameCoach is a cloud based service that allows you to record your name in your own voice. The recordings are available inside of Canvas, natively, via the NameCoach Roster.

Please see the NameCoach Canvas integration article on the UW-Madison Information Technology website for a more detailed description of Namecoach. 

Tool Functionality Details

Basic Functionality

  • To record your name, log into Canvas and click on your Account from the left side menu, then select NameCoach Recording.
  • You can send the recordings over by one of three methods:
    • Web Recorder
    • Phone Call
    • Upload a file
  • To listen to the recording of others' names, click on NameCoach Roster from the left side menu inside of your courses.

Advanced Functionality

Use Cases

  • SMPH used the NameBadge feature to record pronunciations, which they now include in email signatures.
  • Namecoach in Canvas to allows students, instructors, and staff to pronounce names properly during interactions.

Getting Started

See Namecoach - Getting Started [UW-Madison] for details on how to get started with Namecoach.

Additional Resources

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