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Technology Spotlights: Voiceboards/Wimba in Blackboard

Image representing Wimba as depicted in CrunchBase

Image via CrunchBase

Here’s the slideshow presentation from our Technology Spotlight Series on 3/30/2010. The topic was Setting Up Voiceboards/Wimba in Blackboard.

Here’s the link to the handouts for this topic:

Setting Up Voiceboards/Wimba in Blackboard for Instructors (PDF)


Google Voice Search Can Now Understand Chinese

Google Search by voice function (part of the Google Mobile app) is available on certain phones and now you can search in Mandarin Chinese. What’s also nice is that only is this app usable in another language other than English, but is also gives you search results that are local and are in your surrounding location. To learn more about this feature, please visit Google’s blog here:



Screencast: Student View of How to Use VoiceBoards/ Wimba in Blackboard

Wimba 1.jpgIn this screencast, you will see how a student can record and reply to a VoiceBoard/ Wimba message in Blackboard. It will walk through the process of accessing the VoiceBoards, how to listen to a VoiceBoard message, and how to record and reply. This screencast contains audio. To view the screencast, you can click play below, or you can click on the link to view a larger version of the screencast.
Student View of How to Use VoiceBoards/ Wimba in Blackboard (1000 x 600)