Introducing VoiceThread

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  • 1.VoiceThread Creating Multimedia Presentations and Beyond! Fei Gao

2. What is VoiceThread?

  • VoiceThread is a Web2.0 tool to make presentations.

3. What is VoiceThread?

  • VoiceThread is a Web2.0 tool to makemultimediapresentations.

4. What is VoiceThread?

  • VoiceThread is a Web2.0 tool to makemultimediapresentations.
  • VoiceThread allows viewers to leave comments.

5. What is VoiceThread?

  • VoiceThread is a Web2.0 tool to makemultimediapresentations.
  • VoiceThread allows viewers to leave commentsin five different ways .

6. What is VoiceThread?

  • VoiceThread is a Web2.0 tool to makemultimediapresentations.
  • VoiceThread allows viewers to leave commentsin five different ways .
  • VoiceThread allows users to share the presentations with others.

7. What is VoiceThread?

  • VoiceThread is a Web2.0 tool to makemultimediapresentations.
  • VoiceThread allows viewers to leave commentsin five different ways .
  • VoiceThread allows users to share the presentations with others,and control to what degree the presentations are shared .

8. Want to see how it works? 9. Create Your VoiceThread UploadingCommentingDoodling SharingModeratingEmbedding 10. Get Registered Go tohttp://voicethread.com/#home 11. Uploading the Files Under the Create Tab, click 1. Upload, and upload the files from your computer, URL or other media sources. 12. Commenting & Doodling Click 2. Comment, go to the page you want to leave a comment, and click choose how you want to comment. You can also doodle while adding comments. 13. Sharing Click 3. Sharing. You can either get a link to share or select contacts. You can also change their rights to access this VoiceThread. 14. Moderating Click Publishing Options to open up the window. Click the check box for Moderate Comments? to turn on the moderation function.Click Publishing Option to open up this window. Check the first three boxes to turn on the function of comment moderation. 15. Embedding Click Menu- Embed, and a new window will pop up. You can either choose the service you are using or copy and paste the embedded code. 16. Why VoiceThread?

  • Compared to other digital story telling tools such as Windows movie maker, iMove, or PhotoStory
    • No software download needed
    • Allows for collaboration and comments
    • Easier to edit
    • Easier to embed

17. Why VoiceThread?

  • Compared to other online presentation tools, such as slideshare.com
    • Supports Multimedia
    • Support online editing
    • Allows for collaboration and comments

18. Some Constraints

  • It does not allow multiple users to have simultaneous access to the same account.
  • It does not function uniformly across all browsers
  • The free account has a space limit of 2GB for educators.

19. Educational Use of VT

  • Teacher-centered Presentation:
    • Creating multimedia slideshows
    • Engaging students in course materials
  • Student-centered Presentation:
    • Sharing their own experiences
    • Holding voice/video-based online discussion
    • An Example

20. Additional Resources

  • 7 Things you should know about VT
  • VoiceThread 4 Education Wiki
  • VoiceThread Library