Hypothes.is Webinar: Leveraging Social Annotation to Increase Student Engagement and Critical Thinking in California Community Colleges

Date: October 12, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Virtual

Social annotation is a dynamic approach to active learning that empowers students to engage with digital texts collaboratively. Hypothesis allows faculty and students to highlight, comment, and conversate over what once was static reading, leading to powerful collaboration and active exploration over passive consumption. Our social annotation tool has even been proven to increase students’ engagement with the reading materials by 5x throughout the semester.

We, in partnership with CollegeBuys, invite you to a 1-hour webinar aimed to introduce the powerful potential of Hypothesis and discuss how our tool can elevate the learning experience within your institution. Joining us for this conversation will be Lynn Serwin, English Professor and Distance Learning Coordinator at Cerritos College, who can provide insight into how Hypothesis increased engagement and peer collaboration at their institution.

Whether you are an educator, administrator, or policymaker, this webinar will offer valuable insights into leveraging technology for enhanced learning experiences. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of how the tool can impact student engagement, retention, and collaboration both inside and outside of the classroom.


Gina Turnage

Account Executive, Hypothesis

Lynn Serwin

English Professor and Distance Learning Coordinator, Cerritos College

Lynn Serwin is a Cerritos College English professor whose courses are designed to help learners take charge of their educations by exploring their individual experiences and applying them to the world through writing. In particular, composition studies and online education are her specialties. Lynn’s students build concrete, meaningful relationships online and use those experiences to grow as writers and citizens in their communities.