Meeting Students Where They Are - with VoiceThread

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Brief Abstract

Online learning environments can feel cold and isolating. Add to that, everyone learns differently. So how do you meet each student where they are? VoiceThread provides a very clean, easy to navigate platform where Universal Learning can take place.


Lisa has been in Higher Ed Administration for over 20 years. In the classroom as both instructor and trainer, Lisa's focus is on engagement, retention and communication; all are keys to achieving academic success.

Extended Abstract

Stunningly simple and universally accessible, VoiceThread is the future of meaningful communication in a time-shifted world. This cloud-based application brings your media and people’s audio, video, and text commentary together in one online space. The results are highly interactive and engaging conversations that are secure, easy to create, and even easier to participate in.

This presentation will show you how instructors can reach all types of learners. VoiceThread improves instructor immediacy and social presence in courses while maintaining the flexibility of an asynchronous learning environment.

Learning should be personal, interactive, and warm. VoiceThread makes this a reality for any course.