While aspects of video and photos were incorporated I I found this week to be largely audio based. I really enjoyed learning to create my own podcast and feel that this could be a useful tool for sharing with students and to improve their listening skills. Voicethread is an excellent tools and I can see many uses for it to stimulate conversation in class as well as improving oral language skills. I have experience with Skype but the conference call and recording of calls were new to me. I was suprised by how easy both were to accomplish and can see a range of possibilities for both these functions.