Have "word count zones" in Word
As a disabled student, and a former assistive technology assessor who would step in when the dyslexia study skills tutor was ill, I see an opportunity to improve Word.
Have word count zones which have an optional warning message / block on exceeding the set word count.
Assign a word count and colour to listed topics, and have alerts.
I would support students to look at the marking criteria percentage for each topic, the overall word count, calculate the word count for each topic, and allocate each topic a colour.
This worked really well and students liked it.
I feel that Word could be further developed to facilitate this, and just "simple" word count zones.
Please vote if you agree!
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