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How do I create and share a VoiceThread?
Posted by Nathan Lind on 11 November 2015 12:04 PM

This tutorial will explain how to create and share a Voicethread with others. Have a PowerPoint ready to convert into a VoiceThread before starting this tutorial.

What is a VoiceThread?

https://voicethread.com/howto/ 

 

  1. Click "VoiceThread" in the Augsburg Tools block in any of your Moodle courses.

    Voicethread link in Augsburg Tools block

  2. Click "Create"

    Click Create

  3. Click "Add Media"
    Click "Add Media"

  4. Select "My Computer" if you have a PowerPoint or images to upload. Select other options to explore what is possible in VoiceThread.
    Select "My Computer"

  5. Name your VoiceThread, enter an optional Description and tags, then click "Save."
    Name your VoiceThread
  6. Select a slide and click "Comment". 
    Comment link above all slides - click this to allow commenting


  7. Click the microphone icon to add audio/video/text comments to your slide.
    Showing comment options menu: Click the "ABC" text icon to type a comment, click the telephone and enter a phone number to record audio with your phone, click the microphone to record audio with computer, or click the webcam to record a video comment,

  8. Click "Allow" for the Adobe Flash Player to let VoiceThread use your microphone and/or webcam. Click "Allow" for the browser security prompt to add audio/video/text comments to your slide.

    Click "Allow" to let VoiceThread use your microphone and/or webcam.Select "Allow" in your web browser window, usually at the top.

  9. Record your comment, then click "Stop Recording"
    Click "Stop Recording" when done recording.

  10. Voicethread will play back your recording. If you want to save it, click "Save" to save your recording (or Cancel to record again).
    Green Save button

  11. Your avatar icon appears next to your current slide, showing you have successfully created a comment on this slide. The three options available are trash, close caption, or Insert a Direct Reply.  If satisfied with your comment, move on to the next step below. 

    Your avatar icon appears next to your current slide.
  12. Be sure to click the right-facing arrow in the lower right corner to move to the next slide before recording your next comment. 
    Click on the right-facing arrow to move to the next slide
  13. When done adding comments to your slides, click the "hamburger" button in the upper left corner, then select "Share"
    When done adding comments to your slides, click the "hamburger" button in the upper left corner, then select "Share."

  14. Click the "Basic" tab, then select the "View" and "Comment" checkboxes. Then click the blue "Copy Link" button. The link to your VoiceThread is now on your clipboard ready to paste into Moodle.
    Click the "Basic" tab, then select the "View" and "Comment" checkboxes. Then click the blue "Copy Link" button. The link to your VoiceThread is now on your clipboard ready to paste into Moodle.

  15. In Moodle, select the "Add an activity or resource" option in whichever Section you want your VoiceThread.
    In Moodle, select the "Add an activity or resource" option in whichever Section you want your VoiceThread.

  16. Select the "URL" option at the bottom of the list of Resources.
    Select the "URL" option

  17. Fill in the VoiceThread name, paste in the VoiceThread link you just copied to your clipboard, select "New Window" under Appearance, then click "Save" at the bottom. Fill in the VoiceThread name, paste in the VoiceThread link you just copied to your clipboard.

 


Other VoiceThread Tutorials:

(keywords: VoiceThread, hybrid, forum, comment)

http://go.augsburg.edu/createvt
Last Modified: 2015/12/30

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