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Embed/Link to a VoiceThread Presentation in Blackboard

You can share VoiceThread presentations in your Blackboard course in two different ways:

URL Web link:
1. Hover your mouse over the VoiceThread you want to share. The overview will pop up.
2. Click on the “Share” button.

3. On the Basic tab, click on the “Link” option on the left.
4. LEAVE the box CHECKED for allowing anyone to view your Vt.
5. Click “Copy Link”. This will copy the link to your computer’s clipboard automatically so that you can paste it into the desired location.

6. Go to your Blackboard course, choose a content area where you would like to share the VoiceThread presentation, then: Click Build Content>>>>Web Link

7. Fill out the title and in the URL box, click on paste (right button of the mouse then Paste or hit Ctrl+V), then hit Submit:

The link to the VoiceThread will show up to the students like this:

HTML Embed:
1. Hover your mouse over the VoiceThread you want to share. The overview will pop up.
2. Click on the “Share” button.

3. On the Basic tab, click on the “Embed” button on the left.
4. Un-check the boxes for allowing anyone to comment if you want only users to view your Vt.
5. Use the controls to decide what size and shape your embedded VoiceThread will be. The code below will update automatically.
6. Click the button to “Copy Embed Code”. This copies that code to your computer’s clipboard so that you can paste it into the desired location.

7. Go to your Blackboard course where you would like to share the VoiceThread presentation (in Discussion Boards for example) or Build Content>>Item or ANYWHERE you have access to the Text Editor i.e in Announcements, Discussion Boards, Blogs, Wiki, etc… then:

In the text editor, click on the HTML button:


8. A box will pop up. Paste the HTML code in that box (right button of the mouse then Paste or hit Ctrl+V), then hit Update:

9. A Yellow frame will show up in the text editor; that’s the VoiceThread presentation. You can add text below the yellow frame or above it as far as you have enough space then click submit:

The VoiceThread will show up to the students like this:

**Printable PDF version: Embed link from VT

**Video version: Embed/Link VT

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