Ana College is committed to fostering a sense of inclusion and community, as
well as facilitating a culture of respect on campus and in the classroom by
ensuring that your name is pronounced correctly. Santa Ana College is
partnering with NameCoach, an easy-to-use app, to help the SAC community learn
how to say your name correctly.
What is NameCoach?
is an easy-to-use tool that allows students, faculty, and administrators to
record how their name should be pronounced, identify their personal gender
pronouns, select an honorific, as well as hear how other’s names should be
pronounced. NameCoach allows users to easily record the correct
pronunciation of their name using a computer, tablet, or mobile device.
The voice recorded pronunciations will be available to faculty and students, in
the courses in Canvas where the instructor has chosen to enable NameCoach, as a
resource to learn how to say your name correctly.
Instructions on how to record your name
access the NameCoach recorder in Canvas, log on to Canvas. Click the Account link on the Global Navigation Menu, then click on the NameCoach Recorder link.
- To record your name, click on Record Name.
- To record your name using your phone, select Phone, enter your phone number and then click Submit and Call me.
- NameCoach will call your phone. Follow the voice prompts to record your name.
- Click Submit and Finish to save your recording.
- Your recording will be saved for all your courses.
Listen to students' name and review their pronounce in NameCoach
Adding a NameCoach recording to your email signature
NameCoach for Students
NameCoach Help Page for Students: Troubleshooting Your Recording
NameCoachHelp Page for Students: Phonetic Spelling