VoiceThread conversations are media-centric, which keeps discussions focused. They also provide an opportunity to reflect, resulting in higher quality input.

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System Requirements

VoiceThread is a cloud application. VoiceThread utilizes HTML5 and is fully compatible with Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox on almost any Internet connection. (See Browser Requirements link below for more information.)

VoiceThread Tutorials

Click the following links to access webpage tutorials for instructors or students.

  • Student Tutorial
    • The following pages provide information to students on how to submit any of the 3 types of VoiceThread Assignments:
      • Create Assignment - Follow this guide for steps on how to submit a VoiceThread presentation to your instructor.
      • Comment Assignment - Follow this guide for steps on how to participate in a discussion assignment in VoiceThread.
      • Watch Assignment - Follow this guide for steps on how to watch a VoiceThread for credit.
  • Instructor Tutorial
  • Mobile App
    • Mobile App Support Pages
      These pages will guide you on how to use the VoiceThread mobile app.
    • NOTE: In the mobile app, you will need to edit the domain and change to "tamiu.voicethread.com". You will log into Blackboard and then sign in to your Blackboard course to tap on the VoiceThread link provided by your instructor. Your VoiceThreads will then load into your app.
  • Accessibility
    • VoiceThread Universal
      This page provides information for users interested in accessing an HTML version of VoiceThread that is made for full screen readers.

Video Tutorials

Visit the following video tutorials on how to complete certain activities in VoiceThread.

Accessibility and Privacy Statements

Students should view the statements of accessibility and privacy policies on all course technologies. We recommend instructors to provide links to this software's accessibility and privacy statements in their syllabi. Locate the updated statement links for VoiceThread on the following pages:

For additional assistance, please contact us at elearning@tamiu.edu or by phone at 956-326-2310
or contact VoiceThread through their support page.

Office of Information Technology
Instructional Technology & Distance Education Services
Killam Library, Room 259
Phone: (956) 326-2792
Fax: (956) 326-2299
E-mail: elearning@tamiu.edu