VoiceThread is an online collaboration and discussion platform in Blackboard. You can easily comment and respond with audio, video, or text; upload media (images, videos, presentations, etc.) for discussion; and create graded or ungraded assignments. The instructional uses for VoiceThread include student presentation, online discussions, foreign language assignments, and more.
|Topic||TU-specific Doc||VoiceThread Support|
|Creating a link in Blackboard||Article
|Creating an assignment|
|Linking to an assignment|
|Grading an assignment|
|Groups and contacts|
|Submitting assignments (for students)|
If you need help with VoiceThread, use their support system or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are experiencing Blackboard issues, please submit a TechHelp service request to the TU Blackboard team.
Faculty and staff who intend to use instructional lecture capture resources supported by Towson University are to adhere to the Instructional Lecture Capture Guidelines to ensure the FERPA regulations are not violated.
If a faculty/staff member intends to reuse recordings where the image, voice or materials of students are captured, the Instructional Lecture Capture Release Form must be used. *Be sure to read the guidelines (above) first.