CofC VoiceThread Upgrade
VoiceThread is Getting an Upgrade
December 15, 2014
CofC will receive an upgrade to our VoiceThread instance. This upgrade brings many new enhancements along with a cleaner interface. If you currently use VoiceThread you should have no problems using the upgraded version as everything is similar just with a slightly improved look.
New in VoiceThread Management and Creation
- new cleaner interface. Less distractions.
- bulk actions. Can share multiple VTs all at once
- can create a group or class header image to make the page more class appropriately
- can also now link directly to a class page
- drag and drop content to add to a VT
- same commenting controls but with a new look
- sharing is easier and more descriptive.
- can add closed captions to videos that are uploaded
New in VoiceThread Playback and Commenting
- media now has more room to grow. It fills the web browser
- new zoom control and increased resolution
- comments are now in a conversation channel only on one side
- can reorder comments for more realistic discussion flow
- better accessibility and loads of new keyboard commands
- increased support for long text comments. Resize the window and scroll.