Student: How do I create a new VoiceThread and share it with my classmates?
You will learn how to create a new VoiceThread by using the link that your instructor has created in your course in TITANium.
1. Enter your course in TITANium.
2. Click on the link to the VoiceThread assignment.
1. Click on Create new VoiceThread.
Note: The "My Presentation" item listed on the left of the screenshot is a previously made VoiceThread. You can make a new VoiceThread and you instructor does not "see" it until you click on Submit Assignment.
2. Click on Add Media
If you have already created a PowerPoint, a video, images, or audio, you can drag and drop to the Add Media area or you can click on the Add Media button.
3. Select the desired choice.
If you already have some media (video, images, audio, etc) created, then use the correct option to link to it or upload to it.
To create new content, select Audio Recording to create an audio recording or Webcam Video to create new video, etc.
Choices include: My Computer (for content already created), Media Sources (link to your Flickr, Google and other accounts), Audio Recording (to use your mic to record audio), Webcam Photo (to take a photo using your webcam), and Webcam Video (to take video using your webcam).
4. Select Webcam Video
Webcam video may work best with Chrome or FireFox.
The webcam on this computer is not cooperating with the VoiceThread website. Consider trying a different web browser or a different webcam or computer. Also, you might try plugging the webcam into a different USB port.
The message states that Safari is not compatible with HTML5. If you get this error try a different web browser, such as Chrome or FireFox.
5. Type a title for your new VoiceThread.
6. Adjust the Playback Options if desired.
7. Click on Save.
8. Click on Submit Assignment.
9. Ticket the box to share with class.
Note: If this is a private VoiceThread meant only for your instructor, then do not click to share with your class.
However, if other students are expected to comment on this VoiceThread, then you must tick the "and share with class" box.
10. Click on Submit Assignment.
Note: If you do not
You have now created and submitted a new VoiceThread. Your instructor should be able to view it and grade it, as well as make comments if desired.
After you have created your own VoiceThread for an assignment, you can then locate and comment on other student VoiceThreads if they have been shared with the class.
1. Delete the URL starting at "/assignment...".
Keep the part of the URL of "https//fullerton.voicethread.com/myvoice".
2. Click on the VoiceThread you want to view and make a comment.
3. View the VoiceThread.
Tip: This VoiceThread is an example of an image uploaded and audio recorded to go with the image.
4. Click on the + Comment menu.
5. Decide how you want to comment.
You can type text, call using your phone, record audio with a mic, record video with a webcam, or upload files from your computer.
6. Select ABC.
As a sample, text will be added to this VoiceThread.
7. Type the desired text.
8. Click on Save.
9. Initials now located on the left.
You have now learned how to create a VoiceThread and how to comment on a shared VoiceThread created by a classmate.