VoiceThread: Assignment Builder

The Assignment Builder allows you to create an assignment that students can complete for a grade.


To Access the Assignment Builder:

  1. Create a VoiceThread within your 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. Select Assignment Builder at the bottom right of the VoiceThread Setup window.

The Assignment Builder button in the setup window


  1. The Assignment Builder window will appear, allowing you to choose to Create a VoiceThread, submit a Comment, or Watch a VoiceThread.

The Assignment Builder window with three options shown


Types of Assignments

  • Create will bring you to a window asking for participation requirements including checkboxes to select which comment types will be allowed, student resubmissions, play back settings, permissions settings, and student gallery settings. When done with setting customizations, click Continue.

the participation requirements window with the continue button highlighted


The continue button will lead you to a new window to input the assignment description, instructions, and due date. Click the publish button when finished. 

VoiceThread assignment description window with publish button highlighted


  • Comment will open a window that allows you to select a VoiceThread to comment on. You can search for a VoiceThread using the search bar at the top, or create one by clicking Create a VoiceThread.

The select a Voice Thread window with the search bar and create a voice thread button highlighted


  • Watch will show a window that lets you select a VoiceThread to watch. You can search for a VoiceThread using the search bar at the top, or create one by clicking Create a VoiceThread.

Create a voice thread and search bar highlighted on watch voice thread window


Referenced from: VoiceThread's How to Moodle

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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