Annotation Swarm: DWRLers to Illuminate Alumnus James Brown’s Book

Will Burdette

Alumni, Events

A "swarm" of post-its in a forest.

In honor of Open Access Week, October 19 through 25, the University of Texas at Austin’s Digital Writing and Research Lab (DWRL) will lead a collaborative annotation of DWRL alumnus James Brown’s new book Ethical Programs: Hospitality and the Rhetorics of Software (University of Michigan Press, 2015) using the Hypothes.is platform. Hypothes.is is free and open source software that allows for annotation, sentence-level critique, and note-taking on Web documents. Guided by DWRL alumnus Dr. Jeremy Dean, Director of Education at

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Recap: hypothes.is Workshop

Beck Wise

Events

A sticker showing the hypothes.is logo--a black lower-case 'h' in a square speech bubble--on a Macbook keyboard

On Friday, September 18, DWRL alum Dr. Jeremy Dean returned to the FAC basement to introduce instructors from around the university to online annotation tool hypothes.is. Tweets from the event are collected below and include tips for using hypothes.is in different disciplines, sample assignments and previews of coming attractions–as well as a magic trick!