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Praxis Workshop 1: Social Annotation as Scholarly Practice

1 October 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Hypothes.is is a social annotation software for collaboratively reading, commenting, and annotating online texts. This workshop will introduce Hypothes.is as well as key questions: How do social annotation practices enrich digital humanities scholarship? How can social annotation bridge web 2.0 communication and academic communication styles? Why is this important in the context of accessible, open, critical digital humanities pedagogy? The workshop will be capped at 20 participants.

Tech requirements: The Hyporthes.is browser extension only works for the Google Chrome browser. Participants should come to the workshop with Chrome and the hypothesis extension installed, as well as a hypothesis account. Download the hypothesis extension here:

This workshop will be facilitated by Arun Jacob. Arun is a Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, working in the Media, Technology, and Culture concentration. His research interests include examining the media history of educational technologies.

Note: This workshop will be recorded. Participants are welcome to turn off their cameras for privacy reasons.


1 October 2021
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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University of Toronto Digital Humanities Network