Record an audio message in the IVLE Discussion Forum

You can now record audio messages directly in IVLE Discussion Forums. This is useful especially in language courses or other courses which require audio input or feedback.

Record an audio message in the discussion forum

Record an audio message in the discussion forum

You will need:

  • A microphone (internal or external) attached to your computer
  • Microsoft Silverlight (available for Windows and Mac)

In any discussion forum, create or reply to a topic. Then:

  1. Click Record a message.
  2. A pop-up window will appear with the recording controls. If you have not installed Silverlight, you will be prompted to do so.
  3. Click the Record button. Start your audio message.
  4. Click the Stop button.
  5. Click Play if you want to review your audio message.
  6. Click OK to save and attach the message to your forum post.

The Record a message button turns into a Play message button. You can still delete the audio message before posting.

Readers will see a Play Audio Message link in your forum post.

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