Category: VoiceThread

VoiceThread Workshops – Dec. 2020/Jan. 2021

VoiceThread Advances Skills – December 1 at 7:00 pm ET – Click Here to 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, change language displays, adjust playback settings, and more. Portions of the workshop will be hands-on. VoiceThread Basics […]

VoiceThread Workshops – October 2020

VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and Share October 6 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: […]

VoiceThread Maintenance

We will be performing a database upgrade on Saturday, October 10 from 5:00am to 7:00am Eastern Daylight Time. VoiceThread will be completely offline during this 2-hour window. Date: October 10, 2020Time: 5:00am – 7:00am EDT (UTC-4)Impact: VoiceThread offline Thank you for bearing with us as we keep VoiceThread healthy! – The VoiceThread Team

VoiceThread Workshops – Sept. 2020

VoiceThread Advanced Skills September 22 at 7:00 pm 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. Humanize Your Online Course […]

Canvas Status Updates for August 5th, 2020

How to publish courses and override term settings in Canvas The term settings in Canvas for Fall 2020 are set to allow student access on August 11th. If an instructor wishes to allow students to access their courses now, the default term setting can be overridden within course settings. Learning Systems has added a new […]

Mid-Summer Communication – Blackboard Faculty

Greetings Blackboard Faculty, As we move towards the Fall Semester at VCU, faculty are facing many challenges with teaching both in the classroom and online. Added to that is the challenge of switching to a new Learning Management System – Canvas. Learning Systems is here to help! Here is an information brief about what is […]

VoiceThread Workshops – July and August 2020

VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and ShareJuly 14 at 12:30pm 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 […]

VoiceThread Deprecating TLS 1.0 and 1.1

Hello VCU Community! At VoiceThread, security of your data is at the center of everything we do. As cryptographic standards evolve, we phase out older or more vulnerable protocols and adopt the latest and greatest to keep your content safe. With that goal in mind, we will be deprecating TLS 1.0 and 1.1 on June 30, 2020. What this means […]

VoiceThread Workshops – April 2020

These workshops are completely free. The sessions are led by our instructional designer and online educator George Haines.  George will share his expertise to help you get the most from VoiceThread. VoiceThread Basics 1 – Upload, Comment, and ShareMarch 31 at 1:00pm ET – Register here Participants will learn how to upload media, comment and annotate on that media, […]

VoiceThread Update to Group and Course Separations

Hi! Instructors often ask us for a simpler way to separate their groups and courses in VoiceThread. We’re excited to announce that we’ve made a small update to the VT Home Page to make that distinction much clearer. Instead of mixing manually created groups and LMS-generated courses together in one list, we’ve broken them out […]

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