Add a VoiceThread link to your course

VoiceThread allows students to post comments and responses via text, audio, or webcam video.

1. Go to where you want the VoiceThread(VT) to appear in the course (e.g., Assignments, Course Documents).

Go to where you want the VoiceThread(VT) to appear in the course (e.g., Assignments, Course Documents).

2. Hover over the Tools menu and select VoiceThread.

Hover over the Tools menu and select VoiceThread.

3. In the Name field, type a name for the VoiceThread

In the Name field, type a name for the VoiceThread

4. In the Description box, type instructions. IMPORTANT: When type in the Description box, you CANNOT use the Enter or Return key on your keyboard. There is an issue with VT in Blackboard that will cause a problem if your description contains a line break.

5. If you'd like to grade student posts to this VoiceThread:

5.1. To the right of Enable Grading, click Yes.

5.2. In the Points Possible box, enter the maximum number of points students can receive for their participation in this VoiceThread.

5.3. To allow students to see the VoiceThread, click Yes next to Visible to Students.

5.4. In the Due Date section, enter the date and time the assignment is due.

In the Due Date section, enter the date and time the assignment is due.

6. To restrict when students can see the VoiceThread in your course.

6.1. Next to Permit Users to View this Content, click Yes.

6.2. To make the VoiceThread available after a specific date and time, in the Display After fields, enter that date and time you would like the VoiceThread to be available.

6.3. To make it so students CANNOT see the Voice thread after a specific date and time, in the Display Until fields, enter the date and time you want students to no longer be able to see VoiceThread.

To make it so students CANNOT see the Voice thread after a specific date and time, in the Display Until fields, enter the date and time you want students to no longer be able to see VoiceThread.

6.4. Click Submit.

Click Submit.

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