VoiceThread is an interactive learning tool that increases student engagement and online presence. It allows instructors and students to create, share, and comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and other media, using a microphone, webcam, text, phone, or audio-file upload. VoiceThread facilitates asynchronous conversations around multimedia and has many creative applications in higher education.
Learn more and see examples of how VoiceThread is being used to enhance online courses in the video below.
VoiceThread is available for use by instructors who teach ASU Online courses.
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