Student Privacy Pledge

Student privacy is everyone’s concern. VoiceThread is proud to support the effort to safeguard student data by signing The Student Privacy Pledge. We have believed strongly in these protections ever since VoiceThread was founded almost 10 years ago. Ed.VoiceThread, our dedicated K-12 community, was developed on those very principles. VoiceThread has never engaged in data mining … Continued


What’s new in version 3.0?

Version 3.0 of VoiceThreads iOS app brings a complete redesign and many enhancements to make the experience as smooth as possible. Faster and more stable      Dependable, anytime, anywhere Comment on videos      Film analysis, sportscasting, demonstrations Better zooming and text comment display      Documents and PowerPoints, essay feedback, close reading New look that’s … Continued


Leaving a Group

If you no longer want to be part of someone else’s Group, you can remove yourself. From the VT Home Page Go to your VT Home Page. Expand the sidebar on the left side of the page. Hover your mouse over the group you want to leave. Click on the remove icon to the right … Continued


Duration of a VoiceThread

Always see how long a VoiceThread is and where you currently are within it. Length of a comment Hover your mouse over the timeline at the bottom of the VoiceThread to see who made the comment and how long it is.  You can even see where you are within the comment.   You can also … Continued


Jenzabar

Non-graded assignments Simply click on the VoiceThread link provided by your instructor. This will open VoiceThread and take you to the course content set up by your instructor. See submitting a VoiceThread assignment in action! Create-A-VoiceThread Assignment Commenting Assignment Watching Assignment Submitting a Create-A-VoiceThread Assignment On your computer: Log in to Jenzabar. Navigate to your course. … Continued


Schoology

Non-graded assignments Simply click on the VoiceThread link provided by your instructor. This will open VoiceThread and take you to the course content set up by your instructor. See submitting a VoiceThread assignment in action! Create-A-VoiceThread Assignment Commenting Assignment Watching Assignment Submitting a Create-A-VoiceThread Assignment On your computer: Log in to Schoology. Navigate to your course. … Continued


Browser requirements

VoiceThread is supported in full in: Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox VoiceThreads can be opened and viewed, but audio and video cannot be recorded in the following browsers. As these browsers evolve to support HTML5, this may change. Safari Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer does not support HTML5 and therefore cannot be used with VoiceThread. For the … Continued


Downloading original slides

If you own a VoiceThread or the creator of the VoiceThread has allowed it, you can download the original media that was uploaded to the slide.  This won’t include any comments, but it will give you the original file that was uploaded.  To do this, just right-click anywhere on the slide and select “Download original … Continued


Etudes

What is LTI? LTI is an abbreviation for Learning Tools Interoperability, which is a standard protocol developed by the IMS Global Learning Consortium. It allows services like VoiceThread to integrate with your Etudes environment as single-sign-on tools. The resulting experience for instructors and students is simple: Sign in to your Etudes account. Navigate to your … Continued


Etudes

Simply click on the VoiceThread link provided by your instructor in order to access VoiceThread. Note to instructors: Etudes does not currently support gradebook integration, so students will not be submitting assignments through VoiceThread. For more about the VoiceThread options available in Etudes, please see the Etudes Instructor Guide. Troubleshooting Tips Error message reading any of … Continued