How to install Hypothesis

This tutorial will cover: 

  • How to install Hypothes.is
  • How to annotate the web
  • How to make multimodal annotations
  • How to share your annotations

* instructions/tutorials are from http://jgregorymcverry.com/

How to install Hypothesis

Step One: Go to Hypothes.is.
Step Two: Click on Install Chrome Extension*
Step Three: Accept permission (note menu not visible in image below)

*Firefox extension coming soon

install-extension

Step Four: A New Page will open up. Go to the page
Step Five: Click on Create Account
Step Six: Use a username (pseudonyms allowed –good for student privacy but I would stick with Twitter handle for adult learners)
Step Seven: Add email, and password

 

create-account

Step Eight: Check your email and activate account:

activate

 

How to Annotate the Web

Step One: Choose a text worthy of reading
Step Two: Click on the speech box in the upper right hand corner.
Step Three: Highlight Text
Step Four: Click on Pen

 

turn-on-hypothes-is

Step Five: Add an annotation
Step Six: Click Save

type-your-annotation

 

How to Make Multimodal Annotations

Add an Image

Step One: Find the relevant image. Copy the image url (right click on image>save image url)
Step Two: Highlight text and click on the annotation pen.
Step Three: Copy your image url into the code.
Step Four: Add an image description
Step Five: Add an optional description below. This texts will show allowing the web to be accessible to all.

add-an-image

 

Add a Link:

Step One: Highlight Text:
Step Two: Click on Link:
Step Three: Copy in Link:
Step Four: Type in the the link text

add-a-link

Important the bracket and parentheses must not be deleted.

How to Share Your Annotations

Tag your Annotations

Tagging your annotations lets people find them.

Step One: add the tag (note the “#” sign is not necessary)
Step Two: add a tag if this annotation refers to a specific code book tag (claim, evidence, source)
Step Three: Add an optional classroom tag as assigned by the instructor.

tag-annotation

 

 

 

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