What is Hypothesis?
Hypothesis is a collaborative annotation tool, which is free and open to use for everyone. It allows you to annotate anywhere on the web by selecting text and add tags publicly or privately. You can reply to or share any annotation and link to notes or whole pages. Annotations can be created together in groups or individually, of which can be easily searched for.
Hypothesis facilitates active reading while nurturing students to engage socially with contextual ideas and achieving a deeper understanding of readings.
How-tos Resources for Faculty
- Hypothesis introductory slide deck for faculty
- An Illustrated Guide to Annotation Types
- Using images, links, and videos in annotations
- [NEW BETA] Creating an assignment with a YouTube video
- How to set up Hypothesis readings through Canvas Modules
- How to set up Hypothesis readings through Canvas Assignments
- Creating an assignment with YouTube Video (New feature July 2023) *
- Setting up canvas groups to create hypothesis reading groups
- How to grade Hypothesis annotations in Canvas
- Course copy in Canvas (Contact Support for questions.)
- How-to Use Hypothesis (youTube tutorial playlist)
How-tos Resources for Students
- Educators Resources for Social Annotations
- Hypothesis Free Partner Workshops
- Case Studies
- Find Assignment Ideas in Resources for Social Annotations
- Liquid Margins Faculty Panel Discussions
- Join the Hypothesis Educator Forum
- Watch Video: "Where's Class? Meet Your Students in the Margins" - Presenters: Carmen Johnston, English Professor at Chabot College, and Denise Maduli-Williams, Associate Professor at San Diego Miramar College.