Creating a VoiceThread Assignment

VoiceThread assignments can be added to the Modules or Assignments section of your Canvas site.
  1. In your Canvas site click the Modules or Assignments button in your course navigation menu.
  2. Click the + sign to add a new Assignment.
  3. Choose New Assignment and put in an assignment name.
  4. Click on the assignment link that you just created in your course.
  5. Click the Edit button.
  6. Enter the number of points the assignment is worth.
  7. Click the dropdown menu for Submission Type and select External Tool (See Fig. 1)
  8. Click the Find button and choose VoiceThread from the list.

    Figure 1
    : Editing a Canvas Assignment

  9. Click the checkbox to Load This Tool In A New Tab and click Select.
  10. Then, click Save and Publish.
  11. Now, click the button to load the  VoiceThread assignment in a new window.
  12. Click on Assignment Builder (See Fig. 2)
    assignmentbuilder2.jpgFigure 2: Assignment Builder Setup
  13. Click the button that corresponds with the type of assignment you want the students to complete. You can require them to create a VoiceThread of their own to submit, to comment on a VoiceThread you've created, or simply to watch a VoiceThread start to finish (See Fig. 3).
    assignmenttype.jpgFigure 3: VoiceThread assignment choices
    • Create a VoiceThread Assignment
      • Click Create Assignment and choose whether or not you want students to be able to resubmit.
    • Submit a Comment Assignment
      • Select or Create the VoiceThread that you want students to comment on.
      • Click Create Assignment and choose your options. Moderate Comments will allow instructors to see comments on the VoiceThread but will NOT allow students to see each others comments.
    • Watch a VoiceThread Assignment
      • Select or Create the VoiceThread that you want the students to watch.
      • Click Create Assignment and choose your options.

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Modified on: Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 10:34 AM