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Canvas VoiceThread for Students: Creating a VT

Creating a VoiceThread

How to Create a VoiceThread for an Assignment

  1. Use the Firefox or Chrome browser. Other browsers experience issues.
  2. In the Canvas course site, enter the VoiceThread assignment.
  3. You will see instructions on the right side of the screen.
  4. Click on Start Assignment.
  5. You can select a VoiceThread you have already made by clicking on the link Use an existing VoiceThread instead of creating a new one
  6. Alternatively, you can create a new VoiceThread by dragging and dropping files or clicking on a tile to add content
    ‚ÄčThe Menu includes
    • Add from Computer -  browse to your computer to select and upload a file
    • External Source - bring in a file from a source such as Google Drive
    • Record Audio Slide - make an audio file using your webcam microphone
    • Take a Picture - take a photo using your webcam camera
    • Record Video Slide - make a video file using your webcam microphone and camera
    • Enter a URL - share the web link for a video that is hosted in a source such as YouTube
  7. Click  Continue at the bottom of the page
  8. If prompted, add comments to your VoiceThread
  9. Click Submit.


Director of Digital Learning

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Gloria Doherty
Subjects: Digital Learning