Hypothesis Academy Courses
What is Hypothesis Academy?
Hypothesis Academy features asynchronous courses designed to teach you not only how to use the Hypothesis tool, but how to design social annotation assignments to best support your students’ learning. All courses offer the opportunity to connect and collaborate with other educators using Hypothesis across North America and the globe. Each course culminates in an Hypothesis Certified Educator badge and certificate, which you can share on social media or download/save for your portfolio.
What are your current Hypothesis Academy course offerings?
Hypothesis Academy: Social Annotation 101 is a two-week asynchronous course that is more general in scope. It provides the basics technical how-tos for using Hypothesis, but its main focus is on social annotation teaching strategies, including assignment examples and grading strategies. The course is designed for both new and experienced users. By the end of the course, you’ll have set up a Hypothesis-enabled assignment in your course site, complete with instructions for your students and a grading plan.
Hypothesis Academy: Social Annotation in the Age of AI is a two-week asynchronous course which focuses specifically on using social annotation in response to the new challenges and opportunities presented by AI writing tools such as ChatGPT. The course is designed for both new and experienced users, and provides optional technical how-tos for using Hypothesis for new users. The main focus of the course to explore teaching strategies that will allow you to use Hypothesis in conjunction with or as an attempt to subvert the use of AI writing tools in your own courses. By the end of the course, you’ll design the instructions and grading plan for a Hypothesis social annotation activity specifically with AI in mind (this may or may not even use AI outputs).
How much do they cost?
For all faculty and instructional support at our partner institutions, access to Hypothesis Academy courses are included as part of your subscription. Not sure if you qualify? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.