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Add a VoiceThread Assignment LINK to your Blackboard Course

To begin navigate to the Blackboard content area you would like to build your VoiceThread within:

  • Select > “Build Content”
  • Select > “VoiceThread UAA”

Follow these “Create a VoiceThread” Options:

  1. Name the Assignment Link
  2. Enter Instructions in the Content Editor
    1. (NOTE: Do not enter multi-paragraph instructions in the BB content editor, this breaks the sign in links)
  3. Attach Documents (if needed)
  4. Enable Grading – YES
    1. Add points possible
    2. Make Visible to Students
    3. Enter Due Date
  5. Options (Select your choices)
    1. Permit Users to View Content
    2. Track # Views
    3. Select Date and Time Restrictions
  6. Submit

Create the Assignment within the VoiceThread Interface

Once you have created the VoiceThread link, select the new link to enter the VoiceThread interface, there are 2 steps to this process.

FIRST: CREATE THE ASSIGNMENT:

  • Select the New VoiceThread Link you just created
  • At VoiceThread Setup Select: “Assignment Builder”

AssignmentBuilderViewVT

  • At Select a type of assignment select: “Create a VoiceThread”

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  • At Creation Assignment: Type in full assignment instructions, make sure to include “select share with course” before submitting the final assignment.
  • Then select > Create Assignment

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  • At Assignment Created select: Return to Course

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NEXT: CREATE THE COURSE VIEW LINK:

  1. Select > “Build Content”
  2. Select > “VoiceThread UAA”
  3. Name the Link: VoiceThread Course View Link
  4. Give Instructions: “Click here to view shared VoiceThreads”
  5. No NOT enable grading
  6. Submit.

Example Links View:

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Student instructions:

  1. Create an original voicethread and share with the class using the first link
  2. Click to view shared voicethreads to view and comment on classmates work.

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