Create VoiceThread Links
1. Start by creating a VT link in Blackboard.
For more information, review creating VT links in Blackboard (insert link here)
2. Click Submit or Submit and Launch.
Clicking Submit creates the link, but you must finalize the set up at a later time.
Submit and Launch takes you directly to the next step to finalize the setup.
There are four types of VT links.
- Course View
- Individual VT
- Assignment Builder
Displays all VoiceThreads shared with a course.
This option allows instructors and students to view all VTs shared in a single course.
Click Add your own in the top right corner to create new or add existing VTs to the course.
If a VT has not been shared it cannot be viewed here. Shared VTs can be managed from the Home view (described below).
Display all VoiceThreads and all courses.
This option shows all VTs that you own. Only
you have access to your Home view. Some VTs
may not be shared with courses and therefore
are not visible in the Course View described
Point to a VT and click the Share icon in the bottom left.
In the Share dialogue, select the course(s) or
group(s) from the list on the left.
Select the permissions you’d like to give others
(View, Comment, or Edit).
Click the Share button.
Click the Who has access tab to manage
Display a single VoiceThread.
This option allows you to share a single VT in a
Use the options in the left hand menu to Create
a new VT or select an existing VT from your VT
Create a graded assignment requiring student to
create/comment on/watch a VoiceThread.
Remember to check all of the options in the
“Extension Services” section when creating the
link. For more information, review the document
about creating VT links in Blackboard (insert link).
Types of Assignments
Require students to create and submit a VT
of their own.
Students can click the button to Create
new VTs or select an existing VT from the
left hand menu.
For more information, please review the
Require students to comment on a VT you
Require students to comment a minimum
number of times before submitting for
Use moderated comments when assessing
Require students to watch an entire VT
start to finish.
Students much watch the entire VT,
including all comments to receive a grade.