How to Create a Graded VoiceThread

  • This tutorial is intended to show instructors how to create gradable assignments using the VoiceThread mashup tool.

STEP 1:

  1. Proceed to the desired content area. (Assignments)
  2. Click on “Build Content”.
  3. Select “VoiceThread” from the Mashups drop-down menu.

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STEP 2: You will be directed to a page to enter the options for your new VoiceThread. Be sure to enter your options such as the VoiceThread name, description, etc.

  1. Under the “Grading” Click the “Yes” Radio button.
  2. The menu will expand and enter the total amount of points possible.
  3. To make the grades visible to student choose “Yes” or “No”.
  4. Enter a due date if needed.

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STEP 3: Complete the VoiceThread options and click “Submit” in the top or bottom right corner of the page. These options can be edited later using the “Edit” function on your VoiceThread.

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STEP 4: Be sure to complete the set up for the type of VoiceThread you would like. Click on the actual VoiceThread you just created in a content area and select “Assignment Builder” in the options menu.

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STEP 5: Select the type of Assignment VoiceThread you would like to create.

  1. Create a VoiceThread.
  2. Submit a Comment.
  3. Watch a VoiceThread.

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1. Create a VoiceThread:

  • Requires student to create and submit a VoiceThread of their own.
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  • Enter the assignment details and click “Create Assignment” to finish.
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  • Be aware of the check box to allow student to resubmit their assignment.
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2. Submit a Comment:

  • Requires students to comment on a VoiceThread you have created.
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  • Choose to “Create new VoiceThread” or select and exiting one from the menu.
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  • Enter the assignment details and option then click “Create Assignment” to finish.
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3. Watch a VoiceThread:

  • Requires students to watch an entire VoiceThread start to finish.
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  • Choose to “Create new VoiceThread” or select and exiting one from the menu.
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  • Enter the assignment details and option then click “Create Assignment” to finish.
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STEP 6: You will see an “Assignment created” message. Click the link “Return to course” to return back to your course.
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