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Hypothesis Basics: Start Here

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Hypothesis is a collaborative annotation tool that makes reading active, visible, and social. With Hypothesis, students engage with their readings, instructors, ideas, and each other in deeper, more meaningful ways. This page provides a roadmap to using Perusall in Canvas.Note about hyperlinks…

Perusall Basics - Start Here

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Perusall is a collaborative annotation tool that makes reading active, visible, and social. With Perusall, students engage with their readings, instructors, ideas, and each other in deeper, more meaningful ways. This page provides a roadmap to using Perusall in Canvas. Note about hyperlinks: …

Creating Text Based PDFs for Hypothesis and Perusall

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This resource walks you through converting a scanned, image recognized PDF into a text recognized, searchable PDF. PDF documents can be used for learning activities with tools such as Hypothesis and Perusall. However, PDFs must be readable as text. This requires that the document be…

Assignment FAQs

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The following are some of the questions we frequently get asked about Canvas Assignments.  For a full list of FAQs from Canvas, check out the Canvas Guides from Instructure.

Rubrics for Assignments

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This guide will show you how to create and use Rubrics in Canvas.

Grading an Assignment with SpeedGrader

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SpeedGrader is the Canvas grading tool. SpeedGrader is associated with every assignment and provides you with a strong diverse tool set to provide rich feedback to students.

Rubric FAQs

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The following are some of the questions we frequently get asked about rubrics. For a full list of FAQs from Canvas, check out these Canvas Guides from Instructure: Rubrics Could a rubric be used side by side with SpeedGrader?   Yes, you can use a rubric with SpeedGrader. When you set up…

Using Turnitin SimCheck in Canvas

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Turnitin SimCheck is University of Oregon's similarity detection tool. This article will describe why you might use Turnitin, how to enable SimCheck in Canvas, and how to access and interpret the similarity report.

How to Create an Assignment

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The resource will show you how to create an assignment in Canvas.