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How do I embed a VoiceThread on a Lessons page?

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If you are using the default share settings in VoiceThread, students may need to authenticate their account for your course before accessing a recording in the Lessons tool. See How do I authenticate my VoiceThread account for a Sakai Site? for instructions.

Locate the VoiceThread and select Share.

select the share icon on the VoiceThread

Within the VoiceThread tool or website, locate the VoiceThread that you would like to embed. Then, select the Share icon on the VoiceThread's thumbnail.

Locate and copy the embed code.

Locate and copy the embed code.
  1. Select Basic.
  2. Select the Embed tab.
  3. Select Copy Embed Code.

Select Lessons.

select Lessons

Select the Lessons tool in the Sakai site's Tool Menu.

Select Add Content.

select Add Content

Select Add Content from the Actions Menu.

Select Embed Content.

select Embed Content on the Page

Select Embed Content on the Page from the dialog box.

Select Add new URL.

select Add new URL

Select Add new URL (web link) from the dialog box.

Paste the embed code.

paste the embed code and select Save
  1. Paste the VoiceThread embed code into the box marked Or add a URL or "embed code."
  2. Select Save.

Select Save.

select Save

Preview your content in the Embed Content on Page dialog box. Select Save again.

Improve accessibility (Optional).

Select Edit.

select Edit

Select the Edit icon (i.e., the pencil icon) that appears when you hover your cursor over the embedded VoiceThread.

Add a description.

add a description and select Save

Enter a brief description in the Item Description text field. Then select Save to save your changes.

Updated item displays.

the updated item with description displays

The embedded VoiceThread displays on the Lessons page with the description below.

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