A social annotation tool in LearnJCU

Hypothesis is an easy to use tool that enables students and educators to digitally annotate and comment on web pages and online documents. Using social annotation offers a way to engage students in critical thinking and build a deeper understanding of key texts.

How to set up Hypothesis in your subject site
Creating Hypothesis-Enabled Readings in Blackboard Ultra

How students use Hypothesis for social annotation
Introduction to the Hypothesis LMS App for Students

How to mark student annotations
Grading Student Annotations in Blackboard

From the classroom
Examples of classroom use

Q. What types of documents can be annotated?
A. Any web page or PDF with a public URL, PDF documents in the LearnJCU Content Collection, and PDF documents on Google Drive

Q. Are there any limitations?
A.  Hypothesis cannot currently access PDFs stored on OneDrive due to security restrictions, or documents stored in Talis Readings.