IUPUI All Events

Teaching with Technology Faculty Showcase: Engaging Students with VoiceThread

VoiceThread is an innovative discussion and presentation tool designed to promote rich interactions around visual media. Using VoiceThread in Canvas, instructors and students can create, share, and comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs, using microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload. In this session, IU Northwest instructor Marshelia Harris will explain how she incorporates VoiceThread in her courses to encourage peer-to-peer collaboration among students and better student-instructor interactions. Dr. Harris will discuss specific strategies for engaging diverse student learning styles in traditional courses and for promoting in collective knowledge building in online learning environments. She'll also describe how her students use Voicethread to ask questions, post additional resources, and provide support to other students in a way that's much more friendly and personal than a traditional discussion board.Following Dr. Harris's presentation, CISTL consultant Will Radell will provide a brief overview of VoiceThread and how to use it within Canvas.

Start
Wednesday February 21, 2018 09:30 AM
End
Wednesday February 21, 2018 10:30 AM
Location
Online - Zoom
Contact
Randy Newbrough
Website
http://go.iupui.edu/1PMp
Contact Email
rnewbrou@iu.edu
view calendar