Events, Lectures & Workshops

VoiceThread

Wentworth has purchased a site license for VoiceThread for faculty staff and students. For this reason, you can only access your VoiceThread account by going through Blackboard. Please follow the instructions below to begin.

What is a VoiceThread?



Creating a Link to Your VoiceThread Account within Blackboard

Voicethread at Wentworth can only be accessed through Blackboard.

Start using VoiceThread by making a link in your Blackboard course.

1. In the Add Menu Item box, click and select Tool Link.

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2. In the Name field type VoiceThread. 

In the Type drop-down menu, choose Wentworth VoiceThread.

In the Name fieldtype VoiceThread.

In the Type drop-down menu, choose Wentworth VoiceThread.

DO NOT click to make this link Available to Users.

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This will give you a link to all the VoiceThreads that you make.

You will link individual VoiceThreads one at a time.


Navigating to VoiceThread from Blackboard

1. Click on the VoiceThread link that you have created in on the Course Menu in Blackboard.
VoiceThread will open up in a new window and log you in automatically.

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2. Click on the down arrow at the upper right hand corner of the window.

Select Create from the pull-down menu.

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Download these instructions to create and view your VoiceThread.

Making Your VoiceThread Available to Students

1. Click on the VoiceThread link that you have created in on the Course Menu in Blackboard.
VoiceThread will open up in a new window.

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2. Click on the down arrow at the upper right hand corner of the window.

Select MyVoice from the pull-down menu.

choose my voice

3. Find the VoiceThread that you want to share with your students.

Click on Menu.

choose menu

4.Click on Share.

click share

5.Click on Get a Link.

click get a link

6. Click on Copy the Link.

Click copy the link

7. Go to your Blackboard course. Turn edit mode on and then navigate to the content area where you would like to place the link.
Hover over the Build Content button and then click on the Web Link option. 

weblink

8. A new window will open. In this area you will be able to add a title to your web link, paste the actual URL to the resource, and even add an additional extended description.

URL info

Once you have finished making your changes, click the Submit button to add the Web Link to your class.
submit

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