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VoiceThread Website vs Brightspace Integration – What to Use When

Our Brightspace platform has been integrated with VoiceThread but now we have a new quick link to login to the VoiceThread website that works for faculty, staff, and students. So what’s the difference and when should you use the Brightspace integration vs the website? What can I do with VoiceThread? VoiceThread integration Create a new …

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What Tool do I Use? – Match a Tech Tool with Your Teaching Goal

You might have a goal of what you want to do for students but how do you choose which tool to use? We’ve broken our supported tools up into groups by usage goal.  In the chart below, you can see which tools will help in each of these areas. Scroll through the chart for each …

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Using Digital Tools for Foreign Language Courses

Foreign language courses are a unique challenge for fully asynchronous classes or even with a large class over Zoom. Are the students getting enough speaking practice time? How do you find the time to meet and check pronunciation? Well we’ll go over a few digital tools that can help you create community and conversation for …

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New VoiceThread Assignment Builder in Brightspace

VoiceThread’s updated assignment builder is now even better for tracking participation and grades for VoiceThread assignments. And it still integrates directly into Brightspace. New to VoiceThread? Check out our other VoiceThread posts -> Add a VoiceThread to your content To add a VoiceThread topic to your content area, click Existing Activities then External Learning Tools. …

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VoiceThread engagement examples

Creating opportunities for engaging interaction with course content is a big challenge for online courses. Luckily, there are any great tool to help along the way. VoiceThread is the tool you’ve been looking for to allow students to comment on videos and presentations in real time still provide flexibility to make comments anytime, not just …

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Online Instruction of Technical Skills Through VoiceThread

“How can I teach hands-on technical skills in an online environment? How can I be sure that students not only understand concepts but can apply them to their future careers? How can I encourage students to do their best when I’m not in the classroom with them 3 days a week? These were the unknowns that I faced as we attempted to deliver face-to-face training for speech-language pathology assistants in an online classroom. Fortunately, our instructional design strategist had a solution, VoiceThread.”