VoiceThread Workshops – July/August 2018
VoiceThread and Universal Design for Learning
July 10 at 1:00pm ET – Register here
Participants will learn how VoiceThread can help educators provide multiple means of engagement, representation, action, and expression for their courses. Participants will learn how to use VoiceThread’s multi-modal communication platform, closed captioning features, and VoiceThread Universal to design accessible lessons.
Teaching Languages with VoiceThread
July 24 at 1:00pm ET – Register here
Speaking and listening are fundamental to language learning. In this workshop, participants will learn how to use VoiceThread’s audio and video tools to engage learners in a more authentic way. Spanish Instructor and VoiceThreader Dr. Crystal Marull will co-facilitate this session and share her innovative approaches to language instruction with VoiceThread.
VoiceThread Basics 1 – Upload, Comment, and Share
July 31 at 1:00pm ET – Register here
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 members.
VoiceThread Basics 2 – Groups and Secure Sharing
August 7 at 1:00pm ET – Register here
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
August 14 at 1:00pm ET – Register here
In our third workshop in the series, participants will learn how to use comment moderation to formatively assess student work, give private feedback, use threaded commenting, and copy VoiceThreads for use with multiple groups.
VoiceThread Basics 4 – VoiceThread and Your LMS
August 21 at 1:00pm ET – Register here
We will work on integrating VoiceThread into a learning management system. With LMS integration educators can create and share VoiceThreads and grade student work. Participants will learn how to use the assignment builder feature to assess student work during a hands-on segment.
VoiceThread Advanced Skills
August 28 at 1:00pm ET – Register here
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.
About the Workshops
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.