Password strength

If your institution uses external authentication, you do not need a local VoiceThread password. Your VoiceThread access is based on your membership in that external system. Technical Details Local VoiceThread passwords must be at least 6 alphanumeric characters. VoiceThread encrypts passwords using the peer-reviewed, industry-standard bcrypt password hashing function with a suitable work factor that … Continued


Downloading a comment

You can download any comment on a VoiceThread you own, and you can download any comment that you have recorded. This can be valuable for archiving specific comments, uploading a comment to a different VoiceThread slide, or sending a single comment to a closed-captioning service. Start playing the comment you want to download. Click the … Continued


Using your microphone to create an audio slide

From the Create Page Click the “Add Media” button. Select “Audio Recording” from the menu. Click the button and begin recording your audio after the countdown. Click “Save” after you review what you’ve recorded. From an open VoiceThread Open the VoiceThread. Click on the postcard icon at the bottom of the VoiceThread. Click on the “+” … Continued


Reordering VoiceThreads in a ThreadBox

As the administrator for a ThreadBox, you can decide on the order of the VoiceThreads and even pin some so that they always appear first on the page. Sign in to VoiceThread. Click on your email address in the top-right corner of the page. Select “ThreadBoxes” from the menu. Click on the ThreadBox you want … Continued


Bookmarking a ThreadBox

If you find a ThreadBox you want to follow or find easily later, bookmark it so that it appears on your own VT Home Page. Just click on the “Bookmark” button at the top of an open ThreadBox to do this.   The ThreadBox will appear in the sidebar on your VT Home Page.


Removing VoiceThreads from a ThreadBox

As the creator of a ThreadBox, you’ll also be able to remove any VoiceThreads from it.  Sign in to VoiceThread. Click on your email address in the top-right corner of the page. Select “ThreadBoxes” from the menu. Click on the ThreadBox you want to edit. Click on the X next to the VoiceThread you want … Continued


Moderating Submissions to a ThreadBox

If you have opted to review all VoiceThreads before they are displayed, you’ll approve them from the ThreadBoxes management page. To get there: Sign in to VoiceThread. Click on your email address in the top-right corner of the page. Select “ThreadBoxes” from the menu. Click on the ThreadBox you want to edit. You’ll have two … Continued


Sharing a ThreadBox

ThreadBoxes can be shared with a link or be embedded on your own website. To get to these options: Sign in to VoiceThread. Click on your email address in the top-right corner of the page. Select “ThreadBoxes” from the menu. Click on the ThreadBox you want to edit. Linking Provide a direct link to a … Continued


ThreadBox Settings

After you’ve created your ThreadBox, you can always go back and edit its settings.   Sign in to VoiceThread. Click on your email address in the top-right corner of the page. Select “ThreadBoxes” from the menu. Click on the VoiceThread you want to edit. Click on “Options” at the top. This opens the Options window, … Continued


Creating a ThreadBox

To create a new VoiceThread, sign in to your VoiceThread account, click on your email address in the top-right corner, and select “ThreadBoxes” from the menu. This will take you to the ThreadBoxes page, where you can see those that you’ve already created.  Click on any ThreadBox to open and manage it.  To create a new … Continued