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Students | How do I add a comment to VoiceThread?

Students will learn how to add a comment on a VoiceThread Assignment.

1. Log in to Canvas and navigate to your course.

If you need help logging in to Canvas, please check out this tutorial: How do I log in to Canvas?

2. Click on the Assignments tab from Course Navigation

3. Click on the VoiceThread assignment provided by your instructor.

For the purposes of this tutorial, the VoiceThread assignment is titled "VoiceThread Assignment comment."

4. Check the assignment requirements

The requirements will state how many comments you need to submit to satisfy the assignment.

5. Add a comment to the VoiceThread assignment

To add a comment, click on the Comment button located on the bottom of the VoiceThread.

If the Comment button is not visible, simple hover your cursor over the VoiceThread and the Comment button will appear.

6. Choose the type of comment you would like to make.

The numbers in this picture correspond with the type of comments listed below. 

Please click on the types of comments to see how to leave the type of comment.

Text comment [1]
  1. Click ABC
  2. Type your comment
  3. Click Save
Audio from a telephone [2]
  1. Click the telephone icon
  2. Enter your 10-didget phone number (Numbers only! No spaces or dashes)
  3. Click Call me
  4. When your phone rings, answer it and record your comment after the beep
  5. Hang up to save your comment
Audio from a microphone [3]
  1. Click the microphone icon
  2. Click Allow on the Flash Player permissions box
  3. After the countdown, begin recording your audio comment
  4. Click Stop Recording when you are finished recording your comment
  5. Click Save if you are satisfied with your audio, or click Cancel to record a new audio
Video from a webcam [4]
  1. Click the video icon
  2. Click Allow on the Flash Player permissions box
  3. After the countdown, begin recording your video comment
  4. Click Stop Recording when you are finished recording your comment
  5. Click Save if you are satisfies with your video, or click Cancel to record a new video
Upload an external video or audio file [5]
  1. Click the upload icon
  2. Browse for the video or audio file you wish to upload, select it, and click Enter
  3. Wait for your file to upload, then click OK

7. Submit your comment

When you are done with your comment, click Submit Assignment.

Article Summary

You have successfully submitted a comment on your VoiceThread assignment. 

Need more assistance? Please refer to these help guides from VoiceThread: Submitting a VoiceThread Assignment and How to comment in VoiceThread.