Voice Thread

Tool Name
Voice Thread

Tool Description

Tools for communicating with people via voice but using presentation media images and video as illustrations.

Tool URL
http://ed.voicethread.com
Privacy Policy
http://ed.voicethread.com/termsofuse/
Terms of Use
http://ed.voicethread.com/termsofuse/
Specific data collected
Other
School paid licenced site.
Use of collected information
Yes: The collection of information is limited to that which is needed for the identified purpose. The host site does not collect any extra information for other possible uses.

Student data source
Teacher

Advertising
NO: There is not third party advertising listed in the websites terms of service

Auditing
YES: There is a way to track (audit) student use of this tool.

Privacy and Security
YES: The privacy policy has been checked to ensure that privacy and security requirements are met by the tool.

Review committee information

Tool status = Accepted with Conditions

Notes =

Yearly subscription must be purchased (approx. $80/yr). No one under 13 may set up an account. Teachers must purchase a subscription which allows the teacher to give each student their own account within a secure network. Teachers must choose settings to restrict public access to uploaded media and commentary. You can choose to make your media and commentary public for anyone to access, restrict access to a limited number of other VoiceThread users, or keep your media and comments private so only you can access them. VoiceThread does not claim ownership of any Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service. However, with respect to any Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service you grant VoiceThread . . . worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license(s) . . .
K-12 Single Educator License
$79/year or $15/month

Purchase
A Single Educator License allows you to give your students their own accounts within a secure collaborative network, Ed.VoiceThread, and includes:

50 student accounts (add more at any time for $2 each)
Create student usernames (email address not required)
Automatically be made an editor of student work
Manager tool to create classes and student accounts
Custom web address to easily share public VoiceThreads

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