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Perusall: a Social Reader and Annotation Tool

August 27 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Perusall is a collaborative annotation tool that integrates with Blackboard (meaning no separate login is needed). Perusall has been shown to increase pre-class reading significantly (greater than 90% of students consistently complete readings in classes using this tool). Students—in small groups up to 20—can collectively mark up readings with threaded questions and comments.

The software generates a “confusion report” for instructors, highlighting areas of the text that may warrant deeper in-class discussion, as well as an instructor-facing analytics report that enables grading of reading assignments. Perusall also has a feature that allows for collaborative annotation of instructor-created or publicly accessible videos.

Facilitated by Jen Garrett-Ostermiller, CTL Faculty Development Specialist.

You will receive a Microsoft Teams calendar invitation the afternoon prior to your event explaining how to join and participate in the meeting.  If you click “accept,” it will populate on your Teams calendar for easy access!

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Details

Date:
August 27
Time:
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Microsoft Teams

Organizer

Jen Garrett-Ostermiller
Email:
Jennifer.Garrett-Ostermiller@uvm.edu