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Copy Annotations to a New Course

This article is intended primarily for instructors who have created a scaffold of initial annotations over multiple Hypothesis assignments in one course, and wish to reuse this scaffolding across other courses and academic terms. The ability to copy annotations from one course into another is not yet a feature in our LMS app, though we [...]

By |2021-04-28T12:41:08-07:00April 26th, 2021|

Using Rubrics in Canvas with Hypothesis

Canvas does not currently allow a rubric to be added to an existing LTI assignment. However, we have found that using the instructions below provides a workaround to this limitation: 1. Create a new "On Paper" assignment Navigate to your Assignments page and click the "+ Assignment" button Select Submission Type as On Paper Scroll [...]

By |2021-04-22T11:28:09-07:00April 22nd, 2021|

Re-Upload a PDF to a Canvas Course

Occasionally you may see an error when opening a Hypothesis Canvas assignment: Hypothesis couldn't find the file in the course. Students may also encounter a similar error: Couldn't get the file from Canvas The usual fix, and the first one to try, is to re-link the PDF to the assignment. Occasionally, however, this does not resolve the [...]

By |2021-04-20T13:52:35-07:00April 20th, 2021|

Formatting Annotations with LaTeX

The Hypothesis editor supports LaTeX formatting markup, allowing the use of advanced math and scientific typography within annotations. Also see our articles on using Markdown, and embedding links, images, and videos. If you're wondering what LaTeX is or what it's used for, here's a pretty good primer. We use the KaTeX library to render LaTeX. [...]

By |2021-02-25T08:57:14-08:00February 24th, 2021|

Fixing a Broken Canvas File Link

You may see an error when opening a Hypothesis Canvas assignment: Hypothesis couldn't find the file in the course Students may also encounter a similar error: Couldn't get the file from Canvas The most common reasons this can happen are: The file associated with the assignment has been deleted from Canvas Files The assignment was imported [...]

By |2021-04-20T13:56:12-07:00November 10th, 2020|