What Is It?

Access VoiceThread through Blackboard to create a shared presentation that participants can asynchronously comment on either by text, voice, or video.


The presentation can include any form of digital media, including images, audio, video, and text.

The resulting output of this combination of the digital presentation and accumulated viewer comments is called a “VoiceThread.” Blackboard integration allows the creation and grading of student assignments.

Who Is Eligible To Use It?

  • Faculty
  • Students

Where Can I Get It?

Select the Access VoiceThread button located on this page. VoiceThread is available through Blackboard under the Tools section. Learn how to create a voice thread

How Do I Use It?

This is where you can learn more about VoiceThread.

How Much Does It Cost?

This service is funded by the University; there are no direct costs to clients.

How Can I Get Support?

If you are experiencing a problem with this service, please report it. If you just have a question, feel free to ask us.

Service Levels

Service Request Fulfillment Time Under 2 business days, unless in-person training/discussion is required, or escalation to the vendor is required
Incident Resolution Time Under 2 business days unless escalation to the vendor is required
Service Availability 24x7
Maintenance Window(s) Weekly maintenance window: Friday, 1:00am - 5:00am ​Approved Technology Solutions maintenance window(s): it.uic.edu/service-status
Service Notification Channel(s)
Technology Solutions News and Alerts: https://it.uic.edu/updates/all-news/ Direct emails to campus users. LMS Login Page: uic.blackboard.com