Life Writes : Group Annotation using

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Assignments will be uploaded to our class WordPress site in PDF format. Students will add notes to their classmates' work via the online collaborative annotation tool We will do this work in a private group

Create an account at

You will need to create a free account at

  1. Navigate to your programs View uploaded Assignments page
  2. click Join our private group link
  3. select Create an Account
    • create a username (this is the name your faculty and classmates will see)
    • email (you may need this to reset your password if you forget it)
    • password (keep this password in a safe place like a password management tool)
  4. click Sign up

Viewing your classmates' writing

Once logged into the site

  1. go to the Assignments > View Uploaded Assignments page
  2. from the dropdown, choose the assignment you want to view and click Submit
  3. Select the assignment you want to add notes to, it should open the PDF in a browser window
  4. While viewing the pdf, note the toolbar in the upper right corner of the browser window
  5. expand the toolbar by clicking <