Published: 22 July, 2019
A slew of tools make it easier than ever for students and educators to have conversations in the margins of the texts they’re reading. I recently spoke with Jeremiah (Remi) Kalir, an assistant professor at the University of Colorado, Denver, about digital and web annotation. Kalir coauthored an upcoming book on this topic called Annotation with Antero Garcia, an assistant professor at Stanford University. “Antero and I argue that annotation has been a social, collaborative practice for over a millennium,” Kalir told me. Social annotation today represents a paradigm shift from the traditional ways in which students and educators have interacted with texts.