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Hypothes.is: A collaborative web annotation tool

I recently attended the Indiana University IST Conference put on by Graduates in Instructional System Technology and was introduced to this nifty tool by Ph.D. student Christoper Andrews during the Learning Science Symposium.

Tool: Hypothes.is

The skinny: An open source web-based tool that puts a note taking layer on top of, among other things, any web page or PDF.

A little more about it: Annotation in the “olden days:” We’ve all experienced ourselves annotating in the margins of our books. Whether we knew it or not, we did this to aid in our own learning and possibly to help ourselves … » Continue Reading.