Social Annotation in Psychology

By Jill M. Swirsky of Temple University & Holy Family University

Description #

In this video, we will focus on an open pedagogical practice known as social annotation. One frequently used social annotation tool is Hypothesis, which can enable the sort of collaborative meaning-making that leads to learning.

Credits #

This video was made possible by micro-grant funding from the Association for Psychological Sciences.

  • Urooj Nizami, MISt, MA, Open Education Strategist, Consultant
  • Darryl Loke, Student, Video Director
  • Teagan Robinson, Illustrator

References #

Brown, M. & Croft, B. (2020). Social annotation and an inclusive praxis for open pedagogy in the college classroom. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2020(1): 8, 1–8.

Kalir, J. H. (2020). Social annotation enabling collaboration for open learning. Distance Education, 41(2), 245-260.….

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