Exciting New Feature: Annotate YouTube Videos With Hypothesis

By Julie Schochet | 24 July, 2023

We’re thrilled to announce a groundbreaking addition to our growing list of features at Hypothesis: the ability to annotate YouTube videos directly within your Learning Management System (LMS)!

This opens up a whole new realm of possibilities for educators, allowing them to incorporate YouTube content effortlessly into their lesson plans and making education an engaging, interactive experience for students.

Here are the key benefits you can look forward to with this transformative feature:

  • Expanded content for instructors
    With the ability to annotate YouTube video transcripts, you can design captivating assignments around relevant, informative, and entertaining video content. This will empower you to breathe new life into your teaching methods, enriching the learning experience for your students.
  • Richer engagement for students
    This new feature turns passive video watching into an active, engaging learning experience. Allowing students to annotate video transcripts promotes critical thinking, comprehension, and collaborative learning: they can ask questions, share insights, and interact with their peers, making learning a more dynamic, interactive process.
  • Support for diverse learning styles
    Every student has a unique learning style. Some are visual learners, others auditory, while some learn best through reading and writing. Our new feature allows you to cater to these diverse learning needs effectively. By combining video content with text-based annotations, Hypothesis supports a holistic learning approach that benefits all learners.

For more information on how to use this feature, please refer to this article.

This feature is live now. We can’t wait to see how you incorporate it into your teaching strategies, creating a vibrant, interactive learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual growth. 

As always, we remain committed to your teaching journey, constantly innovating and enhancing our platform to support your goals. Stay tuned for more exciting updates in the future!

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