mdiroberts

About mdiroberts

Michael DiRoberts, Customer Support Engineer at Hypothesis, taught for eight years before leaving the classroom and joining an edtech startup. He’s helped districts build rollout plans, provided training and support, and helped with data and technical tasks. He enjoys playing music and learning more about data.

Grading Student Annotations in Moodle

The Hypothesis LMS app has been integrated with Moodle'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. https://youtu.be/JGZS5U55seA 1. Make sure your assignment can accept grades from Hypothesis When [...]

By |2021-01-29T15:15:56-08:00November 20th, 2019|

Grading Student Annotations in Blackboard

The Hypothesis LMS app has been integrated with Blackboard’s Gradebook, 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. https://youtu.be/JGZS5U55seA 1. Make sure to select Yes for “Enable Evaluation” when creating [...]

By |2021-01-29T15:17:13-08:00November 7th, 2019|

Installing the Hypothesis LMS App for Moodle

In Moodle, the Hypothesis LMS app can be installed in a course or across an installation. For instructions on installing the Hypothesis app for Moodle, please see: Installing the LMS app for Moodle in a Course Installing the LMS app for Moodle Across an Installation You might also find the following help articles useful: Creating [...]

By |2019-11-25T08:57:31-08:00November 5th, 2019|

Creating Hypothesis-enabled Readings in Moodle

This explains how to create a Hypothesis-enabled reading assignment. The app allows you to share a webpage or PDF document with the Hypothesis sidebar automatically added within the LMS. If you have not installed Hypothesis in Moodle yet, see: Our guide for instructors who are installing Hypothesis in a Moodle course, or Our guide for [...]

By |2021-01-11T15:47:52-08:00November 1st, 2019|

Installing the LMS App for Moodle in a Course

Who is this guide for? This guide is for instructors who want to install Hypothesis in a Moodle Course. If you are a Moodle admin and want to install Hypothesis across your Moodle installation, please see our guide to installing Moodle across an installation. Are you having trouble getting Hypothesis installed in Moodle? Please contact [...]

By |2020-06-16T15:10:03-07:00November 1st, 2019|

Installing the LMS app for Moodle Across an Installation

Who is this guide for? This guide is for Moodle administrators who want to install Hypothesis across their entire installation. If you do not have administrator access and want to install Hypothesis in your course, please see our guide to installing Hypothesis in a Moodle course. Are you having trouble getting Hypothesis installed in Moodle? [...]

By |2021-05-11T11:02:25-07:00November 1st, 2019|

Creating Hypothesis-enabled Readings in Schoology

This explains how to create a Hypothesis-enabled reading assignment. The app allows you to share a webpage or PDF document with the Hypothesis sidebar automatically added within the LMS. If you have not installed Hypothesis in Schoology yet, see our guide for instructors who are installing Hypothesis in a Schoology course. 1. Add a new [...]

By |2021-04-12T09:17:14-07:00November 1st, 2019|

Installing the LMS app for Schoology

Who is this guide for? This guide is for instructors who want to install Hypothesis in a Schoology course. Are you having trouble getting Hypothesis installed in Schoology? Please contact us! Before you install Hypothesis you may wish to review the LTI parameters we use. You can find them here. 1. Creating a Hypothesis Key [...]

By |2021-05-05T11:21:44-07:00November 1st, 2019|

Introduction to the Hypothesis LMS App for Students

Introduction Hypothesis lets you take notes, view and reply to other notes, along with other features. When you open a Hypothesis assignment you’ll see the web page or PDF your teacher assigned alongside the Hypothesis sidebar. The Basics The first time you’re in a Hypothesis assignment, the sidebar will contain some basic instructions.   Highlights [...]

By |2020-06-11T10:29:29-07:00October 3rd, 2019|

How to Use Hypothesis on Mobile Devices

Currently our Chrome extension is not supported on mobile browsers. But that doesn’t have to stop you from using Hypothesis on your phone, tablet, or other mobile device! Using Hypothesis on a mobile device While the Chrome browser extension and bookmarklets for other browsers are some of the most popular ways to access Hypothesis, they [...]

By |2020-03-14T15:45:36-07:00September 20th, 2019|