VoiceThread is a widely used tool at the UMN that allows instructors and students to create, share, and comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs, using a microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload.


  • Collaborative comments and peer response capabilities
  • Group narration and editing
  • Easy updating of slide visuals or narration by individual slide
  • Integrated with Canvas

Integration into Canvas

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