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R-MC Faculty Teaching Toolkit: Hypothesis

is a tool that facilitates active reading, collaborative annotation and discussions around text and media. It allows students to annotate and critique news, articles and media from various sources including, JSTOR, YouTube, and pdf documents prepared by the instructor. The annotation and collaboration make students' reading and understanding visible. The focus on the learning process is particularly important in the age of generative AI. can also be used in STEM classes for collaborative problem-solving. 

Integrated in the RMC Canvas and the course Speedgrader, can be use for learning assessment.

Accessing and Using is integrated into our Canvas learning management system. The user should sign into using his/her RMC username and password. The course instructor can set up exercise in course Modules and Assignments


Demo Canvas course screenshot
Use Hypothesis in a Canvas Course

Click here to access the demo course

(Signing into RMC Canvas is required.)



Additional Resources for Instructors:

Tutorial (text): Using the Hypothesis LMS App with Modules in Canvas 

Tutorial (video): Creating an Hypothesis PDF module item in Canvas

Tutorial (video)Creating an Hypothesis URL module item in Canvas

Tutorial (text & video): How to set up Hypothesis readings through Canvas Assignments

Tutorial (text): How to use Canvas Groups to create Hypothesis Group Reading

Tutorial (text & video)How to grade Hypothesis annotations in Canvas

Tutorial (text & video): How to turn a scanned PDF image to machine readable document (OCR)



Student Resources: