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What is Voicethread

Handbook of Research on Emerging Priorities and Trends in Distance Education: Communication, Pedagogy, and Technology
Voicethread is Web 2.0 software to upload the PowerPoint and video clips. It is a “group audio blog,” which allows users to have ongoing digital conversations built from text, audio, and/or video comments added by small groups of participants around any content imaginable. Voicethread connects the classes with students across counties, countries, or continents asynchronously.
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Meeting Emerging Needs of Online Coaching in Teacher Education: Communication, Pedagogy, Technology, and Reflection
Kim H. Song (University of Missouri – St. Louis, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5162-3.ch005
The chapter examines emerging priorities and trends in virtual or online teacher education courses using empirical research findings on online courses. The benefits and challenges of the online practicum course are explored, as well as the efficacy of online coaching if it impacts on participants' teaching practice. The uniqueness of this online course is that it uses synchronous one-on-one coaching as an innovative way of leading them to the next level of inquiry. This virtual course facilitates mutual and progressive improvement through synchronous and asynchronous communication tools. The results include the procedure of the interactive and effective online course development, benefits and challenges of taking well-designed online courses, and impact of guided and reflective virtual coaching as well as future direction.
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Formative Assessment and Preservice Elementary Teachers' Mathematical Justification: Using Digital Tools for Convincing and Assessing
VoiceThread is an online application where users upload media files such as documents, photos, and video allowing others to access, review, and post comments using multiple formats.
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Integration of Multiple Web 2.0 Tools and Student Task Completion in Two Educational Technology Classes
An interactive collaboration and sharing tool that enables users to add images, documents, and videos, and to which other users can add voice, text, audio file, or video comments.
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A Framework for the Redesign Principles That Improved Engagement in an Online Graduate Class
A collaborative online platform where users can upload, share, and comment on digital media (video, images, documents) using video, voice, and text.
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The Role of VoiceThread in Supporting Effective Mathematical Discussions Online
VoiceThread (VT) is a learning tool for having asynchronous conversations around media.
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Designing Quality Classes That Meet the Needs of Nontraditional Learners
A cooperative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos. Learners can navigate slides and leave audio, text, or video comments to other users.
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Best Practice to Support Online Student Engagement
A cloud-based application that works with web browsers to enhance student engagement in online classes.
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