Accessing Microsoft's Immersive Reader

You access the Immersive Reader via different routes depending on the software you’re using. See below for instructions for where to find the Immersive Reader in common Middlebury platforms. If you are not finding the Immersive Reader when following these instructions, we recommend you first make sure you are updated to the current version of the software.

Note: If you are offline (not connected to the internet), you may not be able to access Immersive Reader. Microsoft has an Offline Extension you can download to allow access in that case.


Immersive Reader in MS Word

On a Mac: Click the View menu and select Immersive Reader.

On a Windows device and/or for Middlebury’s Office 365 suite: Click the View menu and select Immersive Reader. If you do not see an option for Immersive Reader in your View menu, look for the Learning Tools option.

Learn more about Word and Immersive Reader

Immersive Reader in other Microsoft Products

Teams and Immersive Reader

Outlook and Immersive Reader

Forms and Immersive Reader

Edge and Immersive Reader

Immersive Reader on Flip (formerly Flipgrid)

You can access Immersive Reader from multiple areas within Flip. Look for the Immersive Reader icon on these pages:

  • Topic prompt
  • Video transcripts
  • Discovery Library
  • Text feedback
  • Mixtapes

Learn more about Immersive Reader in Flip

Immersive Reader on Canvas

Immersive Reader is available as a trial feature in Canvas. If you are interested in exploring Immersive Reader in Canvas, please contact DLINQ.

Note that Immersive Reader in Canvas only currently works with Canvas Pages (it is not available for assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, announcements, external tools, or any other areas of Canvas), so it’s use in Canvas is extremely limited at this time.

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