Using VoiceThread Presentations to Enhance Learning

Dr. Mary Rowan and Nima Salehi

Purpose
  • Provide instructor narrated presentations on course content 
  • Provide students with online presentation and peer feedback opportunities 
  • Enhance online course community through media presence
Preparation for student presentations
  • Assignment guidelines and VoiceThread directions added to Moodle course site 
  • Add presentation work/consult forum 
  • Add VoiceThread test forum 
  • Add presentation sharing and feedback forum 
  • Add presentation assignment dropbox
VoiceThread Direction and tutorials 


voicethread presentation

Integration in Course Management System
  • Presentations
  • Groups
  • Assignments
Faculty Presentations

Student presentations
Faculty/Student conversations
Student VoiceThread Student Presentation

student voicethread presentation

  • Easy to use online presentation/collaboration tool
  • Upload: PPT slides, photos, graphics, video files
  • Narration: audio, video, text,closed captions, SRT files
  • Collaborative comments and peer response settings
  • Group narration and editing permissions
  • Doodle on presentation with pencil tool
  • Easy updating of slide visual or narration by individual slide
  • Integrates in all major course management systems
  • Central UMN license for faculty and students
  • Central OIT technical support for faculty and students