VoiceThread Training

Introduction to VoiceThread. Luther College has a site license for VoiceThread making it available to all faculty, staff, and students via their Norse Key username and password.

From VoiceThread®: “A VoiceThread® is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate pages and leave comments in 5 ways – using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). With VoiceThread, group conversations are collected and shared in one place from anywhere in the world. All with no software to install.”

Login to VoiceThread

  1. Go to http://luther.voicethread.com/. Note: the first part of the URL is “luther”, not “www”.
  2. Click “Sign in or Register” in the top-right corner.
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  3. Sign in using your Luther College Norse Key username and password.
  4. If you are an existing VoiceThread user, you will be asked to verify your account by sending yourself an email. You will then find the "VoiceThread Account Verification" email message you receive and click on the link within the message to continue to Luther College. This only needs to happen once.
  5. If you see an Account Merger screen, you’ll need to enter your previous
    VoiceThread password. Successful merger of your accounts will result in the message shown below. This step only needs to be completed once.
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  6. You’re now ready to begin using VoiceThread! If you’ll use this site often, you may want to bookmark it in your web browser.

Get Started Using VoiceThread

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Download the iOS App

Per their communications: The VoiceThread iOS app supports:

  • Multi-sensory collaboration, mobile and touch driven
  • Time shifted conversations that are more effective than live
  • Capturing and sharing your presence, not just your comments
  • Accessible from a computer web browser + iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
  • Integrated authentication with LDAP, Active Directory, Shibboleth, Moodle SSO, built-in authentication and more

Once you’ve downloaded the iOS App, you’ll want to configure it to use Luther’s site by:

  1. On your iPad, open the VoiceThread app and go to Settings
  2. For "Domain", enter "voicethread.com"