Help & Resources: VoiceThread

Table of Contents

Instructors

  • Getting Started with VoiceThread in Blackboard
  • Getting Started with VoiceThread in Canvas
  • Setting up a non-graded VoiceThread Activity 
  • Setting Up a Create-a-VoiceThread Assignment 
  • Setting Up a Commenting Assignment 
  • Setting Up a Watch Assignment 
  • Grading Student Work 

Students

  • Submitting a Create-A-VoiceThread Assignment 
  • Submitting a Commenting Assignment 
  • Submitting a Watching Assignment 

Troubleshooting

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Instructors

Getting Started in Blackboard

See Adding VoiceThread to a Blackboard Course for step-by-step instructions.

  • To add a VoiceThread to your Blackboard course you will need to add a add a link to a module, content area, or page.
  • For Ohio University use the Bb Learn: If your institution uses Deep Linking steps to add VoiceThread to your course.

Getting Started in Canvas

See Adding VoiceThread to a Canvas Course for step-by-step instructions.

  • When incorporating VoiceThread into a Canvas course, the activity location is determined by whether assignment will be graded or not graded.

Note:

  • Graded activities: It is recommended to add the VoiceThread into Canvas as an assignment
  • Nongraded activities: It is recommended to add the VoiceThread to Canvas as part of a module
  • For Ohio University use the Canvas: If your institution uses Deep Linking steps to add VoiceThread to your course.

Setting Up a Non-Graded VoiceThread Activity

See Setting Up a Non-Graded VoiceThread Activity for step-by-step instructions

Setting Up a Create-a-VoiceThread Assignment

See Setting Up a Create-a-VoiceThread Assignment for step-by-step instructions

  • Require students to create a full VoiceThread. They will upload the slides and record comments, then submit that to you for a grade. You can even allow students to see their classmates’ submissions later so they can engage in peer review and conversation. This is great for: 
    • Student presentations 
    • Demonstration of a skill (bedside manner, playing an instrument, painting/drawing technique, pitching a business) 
    • Submitting a paper, wireframe, website, etc. to receive feedback 

Setting Up a Commenting Assignment

See Setting Up a Commenting Assignment for step-by-step instructions

  • Require students to post comments on a VoiceThread that you have created. You can decide whether or not students can see one another’s comments. This is great for: 
    • Graded discussions 
    • Quizzes 
    • Speaking practice (public speaking, language practice, poetry out loud) 

Setting Up a Watch Assignment

See Setting Up a Watch Assignment for step-by-step instructions

  • Require students to watch a VoiceThread in full. This is great for: 
    • Non-interactive lecture delivery 
    • Compliance and training 

Grading Student Work

See Grading Student Work for step-by-step instructions

  • Instructors can access the VoiceThread Grader by clicking the VT assignment link. Instructors can grade assignments that have been submitted, assignments that are in progress, and assignments that have not been attempted. 

Students

Submitting a Create-A-VoiceThread Assignment

See Submitting a Create-A-VoiceThread Assignment for step-by-step instructions

Submitting a Commenting Assignment

See Submitting a Commenting Assignment for step-by-step instructions

Submitting a Watching Assignment

See Submitting a Watching Assignment for step-by-step instructions –

Troubleshooting

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Article ID: 330
Created
Tue 4/26/22 10:26 AM
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