Starting in August 2021, instructors will be able to assign Hypothesis-powered readings using Canvas’s Groups capability, enabling learners to annotate together in different group configurations for different class needs.
This article describes using Hypothesis' tagging feature to allow an instructor to create reading groups with students. For other methods to implement reading groups in your LMS, see How to Assign Hypothesis Readings to Small Groups. Using tags to implement reading groups has the added benefit of allowing students to see each reading groups’ annotations [...]
The Hypothesis LMS app has been integrated with Sakai’s Grades, making it easier to assess student annotations. The integration singles out each student’s contributions to a conversation on a document and enables instructors to enter a grade for an annotated reading assignment. Note: During the process of creating a Hypothesis-enabled content item, you should be [...]
This article describes using Hypothesis’ PDF fingerprinting to allow an instructor to create reading groups with students. For other methods to implement reading groups in your LMS, see How to Assign Hypothesis Readings to Small Groups. Hypothesis displays annotations based on two factors: the course group the annotation is in and the document. We differentiate [...]
Hypothesis uses the PDF.js viewer, which is the same PDF viewer used in Firefox. This viewer contains controls that allow you to rotate the PDF. We’ve noticed that some users accidentally rotate the PDF while annotating. To fix this, simply press the ‘r’ key on your keyboard. This hotkey rotates PDFs in the viewer and [...]
1. Under Assignments, click “Assignment” 2. Name your assignment, and in the “Select An Assignment Type” drop down, choose “Homework” 3. In the “Learning Tool” drop down, select “Hypothesis” 4. Set up grading information if you’re using it, and then click Save. 5. Click on the assignment item you just created and then launch [...]
Who is this guide for? This guide is for people with administrator-level access to their institution’s Blackbaud instance. Are you having trouble getting Hypothesis installed in Blackbaud? Please contact us! Before you install Hypothesis you may wish to review the LTI parameters we use. You can find them here. 1. Fill out our form and [...]
Our non-LMS app (used with the Chrome extension, the Bookmarklet, or our proxy server Via) is free to use. If you’d like to use our LMS app, please contact us to discuss pricing.
Now that you’ve got your Hypothesis-LMS integration up and running, here’s a few frequently asked questions to help you when you need! You are always welcome to get in touch with us by: Creating a support ticket by sending us your environmental information, or Filling out the form on our Get Help page FAQ for [...]
When you’re creating a Hypothesis-enabled assignment in your LMS, you have the option to upload or choose a PDF from Google Drive. The first time you choose this option you’re asked to give Hypothesis access to your Google Drive account. The permissions we ask for are necessary for us to display the selected PDF to [...]