VoiceThread: Home

In Moodle, you can access VoiceThread, which is a module that enables interactive video chat sessions with other people. It allows you to upload and present files and media, and even draw on the media you are presenting in real time.


To Access VoiceThread Home through Moodle:

  1. Create a VoiceThread in your Moodle course.
    Important note: To ensure the activity imports into other Moodle courses, click on the "Select Content" button from within the External Tool menu to launch the VoiceThread Setup Page.
  2. Click Home.

In the Home page, you are able to view a list of your VoiceThreads, search for other VoiceThreads, access your account settings and help pages, and view your recent activity.

The Voice Thread Home page


  1. To search for a VoiceThread, type your search terms into the light gray text box at the top left of the module.

The Voice Thread search box


  1. To view your recent activity, click the Numbered Icon in front of your account email address near the top right, and your recent activity will appear in a dropdown menu.

The numbered icon at the top right of the Voice Thread


  1. To access your account settings and preferences, click your account email address at the top right corner of the module, then select any option from the menu. The menu options are listed below.

The menu options from the email address dropdown menu


  • My Account: This will open a new window which will take you to the VoiceThread account details on file for you at LSU.

LSU Voice Thread account details


  • My Identities: This allows you to edit your account's display name and picture to be different from your login account, and you may make as many saved identities as you want.

The My Identities window in Voice Thread


  • Display Preferences: This will allow you to set your display options to use a light or dark background theme, set your language, or enable a screen reader.

The Display preferences window in Voice Thread


  • ThreadBoxes: This will take you to a page where you can organize your VoiceThreads into groups called ThreadBoxes.

Thread Boxes section of Voice Thread


  • Groups and Contacts: This option allows you to add members to your contacts and to groups.

Groups and contacts window in Voice Thread


  • Sign Out: This action will log you out of VoiceThread.
  1. To access help, click the blue Help tab at the right side of the module.

The Help tab in Voice Thread


Referenced from: VoiceThread's How to sort your VoiceThreads

Support & Training

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides Moodle support by email, by phone, or live through Zoom. For contact information, please see the article Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview. To connect through Zoom and for further information on support services and training, see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Faculty Resources & Support page.

The FTC also provides just-in-time faculty training opportunities and recorded training sessions. Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of available workshops and recordings, please see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Technology Training page.

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