VoiceThread engineers will be installing database updates on Saturday, December 31, from 5:00-11:00 AM ET. The VoiceThread application will not be accessible during this time. Contact VoiceThread Support with any questions.

VoiceThread

Encourage conversations or provide feedback by adding audiovisual or textual comments to posted content.

Access VoiceThread (via NetBadge)

This tool is also available as an integration with UVACanvas, UVACollab, Blackboard (Commerce), Brightspace (Commerce), Canvas (Darden) and Canvas (Education). Log into a supported LMS and add the tool to use it there.

How can VoiceThread enhance teaching and learning?

  • By expanding potential modalities for presentations, assignments, and activities through the annotation of submitted videos, images, and documents
  • By offering opportunities for more personal visual feedback in asynchronous or remote settings
  • By facilitating student engagement, collaboration, and collective learning in combined annotations of assigned content, or as peer review exercises

Video

VoiceThread in Education

www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PuJJ3purvw
1:13

Availability and Licensing

Availability:
University

This tool is available to all faculty, staff, and students throughout the University, including the academic division and the University Health System.

License:
Standard

This tool is available to all faculty, staff, and students affiliated with the organization that has purchased the license.

Access:
Direct/LMS

Access to this tool is available through a dedicated website or application and integrations with selected Learning Management Systems.

Student Cost:
No

This tool does not require any additional purchase from students.

Ratings

4
Ease of Setup
4.13/5
Ease of Use
4.00/5
Features and Options
3.75/5
Pedagogical Impact
4.00/5
Accessibility
4.00/5
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Specifications

This tool has provided a Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) or other resources that summarize its compliance with important accessibility standards.

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This tool conforms to the University’s regulations for data privacy and protection.

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Platform Requirements
Mac
  • Brave: 1.31.91+
  • Google Chrome: 94+
  • Microsoft Edge: 94+
  • Mozilla Firefox: 93+
  • Opera: 74+
  • Safari: 14+
Windows
  • Brave: 1.31.91+
  • Google Chrome: 94+
  • Microsoft Edge: 94+
  • Mozilla Firefox: 93+
  • Opera: 74+
  • Safari: 14+
iOS/Android
  • iOS: 9+
  • Android: 5+

Support

Contacts

VoiceThread Community of Practice
For discussion of questions and ideas related to VoiceThread at UVA
A&S Learning Design & Technology
For instructional design services and assistance with supported tools for faculty in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
UVACollab Support
For assistance adding and connecting to the tool in UVACollab
VoiceThread Support
For direct assistance from the tool provider
Kim Bavis
School of Education and Human Development