Social Annotation using Hypothesis

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Date(s) - 01/15/2021
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


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Hypothesis is a social annotation tool that is fully integrated with Canvas. Using Hypothesis, instructors can make PDFs and websites annotatable. Students can annotate course readings collaboratively, sharing comments and replying to peer’s comments. Instructors can also create annotation assignments. Through Hypothesis-enabled assignments, students submit their annotations for feedback and grading in Canvas. This short video demonstrates how to use Hypothesis in Canvas.

Topics addressed in this workshop include:

  • Exploring successful strategies for using Hypothesis as a social annotation tool
  • Creating a Hypothesis-enabled assignment
  • Ensuring PDF materials contain digital text (optical character recognized)
  • Orienting students to Hypothesis
  • Using groups with Hypothesis
  • Connecting a rubric to a Hypothesis-enabled assignment
  • Grading student annotations
  • Getting help with Hypothesis

This workshop will take place take place online using the Collaborate Ultra web conferencing tool. Shortly after you register, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to participate. Please join the session 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop to address any potential connection issues.


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