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When you import your course content from a previous semester, the VoiceThread links stay with the previous semester because they are relevant to the previous course. Follow the two steps below to reconnect your VoiceThread links and select the VoiceThread options and the links will be ready for the current! Or view the instructional video.


  1. Go to your course in Moodle, 
  2. Turn Editing On 
  3. Go to the area where the VoiceThread link(s) are located.
  4. Click the down arrow to Edit Settings for the link:

     5. Choose VoiceThread for the Preconfigured tool:

6. Also in the VT settings, click on Show More and scroll down to check that the Launch Container is 'New Window":

7. Save and Display.

Step 2.

  1. Click on the VoiceThread link
  2. In the Setup window, choose the VoiceThread Activity you want to take place:

VoiceThread is all set for another semester of interaction!

Clarkson University including the Capitol Region Campuses integrated VoiceThread with Moodle in 2016 so students do not have to create accounts or leave your Moodle course for access. If you have instructions in your course prior to 2016 they are no longer valid; please delete old instructions and replace with this link for students: Using VoiceThread in Our Class

VoiceThread: VoiceThread Instructor: Add an Assignment

VoiceThread: Four simple steps to using VoiceThread in your Moodle courses

Why Use VoiceThread? See Educause: 7 Things You Should Know About VoiceThread

For ideas and examples, visit the VoiceThread Digital Library.

Students Add a Slide to a VoiceThread

Students Upload an Assignment in VoiceThread and Allowing for Sharing & Comments