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Hypothesis Basics - Start Here

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Hypothesis, (https://web.hyothis.is), 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.  Hypothesis is integrated with Canvas and student…

Perusall Basics - Start Here

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Perusall, a collaborative annotation and reading tool, is integrated with Canvas. This page provides a roadmap to using Perusall. Note that the links to support documents and online guides will open in a new page. Some will link to the UO Teaching Support and Innovation website resources. Others…

Creating Hypothesis Assignments in Canvas

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Using Hypothesis within Canvas Assignments allows instructors to assign a reading, image, or video for collaborative annotation. The annotations in Hypothesis can be assigned to the whole class, or to smaller groups using a Canvas Group Set.  If using  a Canvas Group Set, the Group Set in Canvas…

Creating Perusall Assignments in Canvas

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Using the Perusall app within Assignments allows instructors to assign a reading for collaborative annotating to the whole class, make it a Canvas Group assignment, and also set due dates for the Assignment.  Once your assignment is created in Canvas, read the Perusall Basics - Start Here resource…

Creating Text Based PDFs for Hypothesis and Perusall

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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 scanned using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software, or converted to text using Adobe Acrobat or similar software. This…

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 your…

SimCheck - Originality Checker Tool

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SimCheck is the originality checker tool for the University of Oregon. You will be able to add this to assignments in Canvas.