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VoiceThread Essentials

Create effective asynchronous communication and engagement

Friday, January 15, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs, using microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload. 

Participants will learn how to: 
  • Upload media, comment and annotate on that media, and share it with others
  • Create graded VoiceThread assignments in Blackboard
  • Use comment moderation to formatively assess student work, give private feedback, and use threaded commenting
  • Use VoiceThread as a catalyst for class discussions

This webinar will take place in a Blackboard Collaborate virtual conference room. Use the link below to enter the webinar up to 15 minutes before the start time:

Prior to the session

  1. For the best viewing experience, we recommend using Chrome or Firefox, preferably the most recent updates to those browsers. Closing any unnecessary browser tabs will help conserve your bandwidth.
  2. If this is your first time joining one of our webinars, please review the Bb Getting Started Guide or our Quick Start Guide for All Users. You will also find additional helpful information for using Blackboard Collaborate at our extensive FAQs.
  3. After joining the session, please configure your audio. Having trouble accessing Collaborate? Please see our Troubleshooting Audio Problems or Networking Issues for Collaborate guides.

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