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Blackboard Voice Recording Options
Overview of Voice Features
Voice content and messages can increase the interaction and student engagement level of any course. Voice applications in a course include:
- Voice Content - Create personal messages or narrate content.
- Audio Messages - Post and listen to voice messages within discussion boards, blogs, journals, wikis, and assignments.
- Voice Email - Send and listen to voice through email messages.
- Course-Narrated Podcasts - Create or upload podcasts for user subscription.
- Course-Narrated Presentation - Narrate presentations to increase understanding and connections.
- Assignment Feedback - Speak to students when giving feedback on student work.
Voice Tool Options
- Audio recordings
- Pre-installed on Window computers
- Create audio files to be uploaded/linked in Blackboard.
- Creating a recording using Sound Recorder - Windows 7
- Creating a recording using Voice Recorder - Windows 10
- Audio, screen, and video recording
- Pre-installed on Mac computers
- Create audio and/or video files to be uploaded/linked in Blackboard.
- Creating a recording using QuickTime
Blackboard Grader App—iPad only
- Audio, video recording, and speech-to-text
- Free app must be downloaded from the App Store.
- Used on Apple iPads to provide text or audio feedback to student assignments.
- Microphone can be used to speak your text into the textbox or into the comments section in the document markup area.
- Visit Blackboard's support website for assistance on creating feedback recordings.
Export/Upload Audio in Blackboard
Upload Recordings to Blackboard
Note: The embed audio button has a known issue that will make all audio clips on one page play automatically and simultaneously and should not be used to upload recordings.