VoiceThread Docs / VT in your Learning Management System / Students / Submitting new assignments

Note: If you do not see the interfaces described here, your instructor is probably still using the older VoiceThread assignments options. Please select your LMS from this page for those instructions.

For any VoiceThread assignment, you will find your instructions, to-do list, and basic status information on the right side of the screen. Click the yellow “Start Assignment” button when you are ready to begin your work. You can always leave the assignment and come back later to finish.

There are three types of assignment you might need to submit in VoiceThread:

Note: These instructions are for the web browser experience. If you are using the mobile app on your smartphone or tablet, please select your LMS from this page.


Create

  1. Sign in to your course.
  2. Click on the VoiceThread assignment link set up by your instructor.
  3. Click the yellow “Start Assignment” button on the right.
  4. To start building a new VoiceThread, click on the course from which you would like to upload or import media, and wait for that media to process. Click “Continue” at the bottom of the screen to go to the commenting options.
Screenshot of the interface for creating a new VoiceThread with the continue button highlighted

If you have already created the VoiceThread you want to use, scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Use an existing VoiceThread instead of creating a new one.” This will take you to a page where you can see all of your VoiceThread, and you can click on one to use it. Click “Continue” at the bottom of the screen to go to the editing area in case you need to add more slides, and then click “Continue” again to go to the commenting options.

Screenshot of the page listing all VoiceThreads you can select from with the continue button highlighted
  1. Once you have met the requirements for the assignment, you will see blue checkmarks next to each item in your to-do list. Click the yellow “Submit” button on the right to complete your assignment.
Screenshot of the submit button highlighted on the right side of the page and the student gallery button beneath it
  1. If your instructor would like you to view and comment on your classmates’ submissions, click on the “Student Gallery” button beneath the Submit button. This will open a new browser tab and take you to a page where you can view all of your classmates’ work for this assignment.
Screenshot of the student gallery with two VoiceThread thumbnails and the button to view thread

Comment

  1. Sign in to your course.
  2. Click on the VoiceThread assignment link set up by your instructor.
  3. Click the yellow “Start Assignment” button on the right.
  4. Record the required number of comments. See the commenting guide for more about how to comment.
  5. Once you’ve met the requirements, you’ll see a blue check mark next to the to-do list on the right. Click the yellow “Submit” button on the right to complete your assignment.
Screenshot of the submit button on the right side of the page

Watch

  1. Sign in to your course.
  2. Click on the VoiceThread assignment link set up by your instructor.
  3. Click the yellow “Start Assignment” button on the right.
  4. Watch all slides and all comments in the VoiceThread from start to finish.
  5. Once you’ve watched all slides and comments, you’ll see a blue check mark next to the to-do list on the right. Click the yellow “Submit” button on the right to complete your assignment.
Screenshot of the submit button on the right side of the page