VoiceThread Training – May 2023
Join VoiceThread for their free workshops! If you are new to VoiceThread or just want some new ideas, this interactive and hands-on explorations is just what you need.
All sessions are led by VoiceThread’s instructional designer and online educator George Haines who will share his expertise to help you get the most from VoiceThread.
VoiceThread and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) – May 9 at 1:00pm ET – Register
Participants will learn how VoiceThread can help educators provide multiple means of engagement, representation, action and expression for their courses. We will review how to use VoiceThread’s multi-modal communication platform, closed captioning features, alt-text, and VoiceThread Universal to design accessible lessons.
VoiceThread Advanced Skills – May 16 at 1:00pm ET – Register
In this workshop, participants will learn about more advanced VoiceThread features. We will demonstrate how to integrate Google Drive content via our Media Sources, how to change language displays, adjust playback settings, and more. Portions of the workshop will be hands-on.
VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and Share – May 23 at 1:00pm ET – Register
Participants will learn how to upload media, comment and annotate on that media, and share it with others. This will be a slow paced, step-by-step, hands-on workshop. It is open to both VoiceThread license holders and free accounts.
VoiceThread Basics 2: Groups and Secure Sharing – May 30 at 1:00pm ET – Register
We will begin to explore the features available to VoiceThreaders with a full license. Participants will learn how to create groups and subgroups, set sharing permissions within those groups, and privately share VoiceThreads with individuals.
VoiceThread Basics 3: Moderating comments, private and threaded replies, and copying – June 6 at 1:00pm ET – Register
In our third workshop in the series, participants will learn how to give private feedback, use threaded commenting, copy VoiceThreads for use with multiple groups, and use comment moderation to formatively assess student work.