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What is Hypothesis 

Hypothesis is a tool that helps students collaboratively annotate online readings.

Students can:

  • select text to annotate
  • add tags and post publicly or save privately
  • reply to or share any annotation
  • link to notes or whole pages
  • annotate together in groups
  • collaborate privately with others
  • search notes


Getting Started with Hypothesis in Canvas

  1. In Assignments, choose +Assignment
  2. Under Submission Type, choose External Tool then click Find next to the link box.
  3. Scroll down to choose Hypothesis in the list of tools and click the Select button.

  4. Save the assignment, then you will see the Hypothesis option load in the assignment window. 
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