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Sakai 12 - Hypothesis: How do I add a Hypothesis annotation assignment?


How do I add a Hypothesis annotation assignment?

One or more Hypothesis annotation assignments can be added to Lessons pages with the following steps. Grading Hypothesis assignments is optional.

WARNING: Hypothesis annotation assignments cannot be imported for immediate use in other Sakai course sites. When importing Lessons pages that contain Hypothesis assignments to a new site, the instructor would need to recreate the Hypothesis assignments on the new site. Refer to How do I copy Hypothesis assignments to another site?

Go to a desired Lessons page.

To add this tool, select a Lessons page from the Tool Menu in your site.

Click the Lessons page title in the Tool Menu to display the desired page.

Click Add Content, then Add External Tool.

Next, select Add Connect and then Add External Tool.

From the Add Content drop-down menu, select Add External Tool.


Choose the tool.

Enter a name for the Hypothesis assignment, then click Save.

Enter a title for the assignment in the Tool Title field and then click Save.

Click the Hypothesis title to add the PDF or web page.

Click the title of the assignment to add a PDF or web page document.

Instructors are then presented with two options for selecting a text for students to annotate:

  1. Embed a public online web page or PDF (Enter URL of Web Page or PDF).

  2. Embed a PDF stored on Google Drive (Select PDF from Google Drive).  

Option 1: Embed a public online web page or PDF

Click “Enter URL of web page or PDF”.

To use public PDF or web page, click Enter URL of web page or PDF.

Enter the URL, then click Submit.

Enter URL then select Submit.

Option 2: Embed a PDF stored on Google Drive

Instructors can select a PDF already stored in Google Drive or upload a new one.

Click “Select PDF from Google Drive”.

To use a PDF from Google Drive, click Select PDF from Google Drive.

On the Google Drive tab, navigate to pick the desired PDF and click Select. 

Otherwise, click the Upload tab, upload a new PDF, and click Select.

Hypothesis assignments will automatically be added to the Gradebook when the first grade is entered on the assignment. To learn more about grading Hypothesis assignments see How does grading in Hypothesis work with Sakai?

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Owner:Myles C.Group:Pacific Lutheran University
Created:2021-01-20 10:21 PDTUpdated:2021-01-27 16:12 PDT
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