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[Xmca-l] Re: Live Web Annotation: The Learning Sciences in a New Era of U.S. Nationalism

Thanks, Greg, for the background!

The web annotation tool allows more open access for people to
simultaneously interact with the same text (rather than communities
discussing the text in their respective listserve or blog).

To see the annotations and participate, you first need to go to

After you create an account, you can participate in the annotation by going


On this version of the manuscript, you will see highlighted sections. If
you click on a highlighted section, you can see the accompanying
annotations. Additionally, you can highlight new sections and add your own

Hope this helps. Looking forward to continuing the dialogue with all of you
through this new medium.


On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 10:09 AM Greg Mcverry <jgregmcverry@gmail.com>

> As a little background
> hypothes.is is not a blog. It is a platform for open web annotation.
> No matter where a pdf or website lives the layered annotation (which exist
> on another server) can be layered on top.
> Annotation has been proposed since the original Mosaic browser but just
> recently the W3C (the web's kind of standards board) approved open
> annotation as a new web standard.
> This has the possibility to link up annotations across texts for the first
> time in human history. Pretty cool.
> https://via.hypothes.is
> <https://via.hypothes.is/http://cognitionandinstruction.com/2017/01/>/ is
> just a wrapper that puts a the annotation layer on top of any website or
> pdf (unless sites block proxies...meaning they don't allow people access)
> You can add any website behind it and see all of the annotations people
> have made.
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 12:53 PM mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:
> Thomas et al --
> I would like very much to link up the discussion you have going through
> Cognition and Instruction and which I learned about through the paper you
> pointed us toward in January. I could not figure out where to link into the
> blog to see what people had written by way of comments. How does one do
> that?
> (For those who have forgotten, the original paper is at
> https://via.hypothes.is/http://cognitionandinstruction.com/2017/01/
> With the new message -- Is the suggestion that we now continue to interact
> in that forum? The link you sent is one by other authors although on the
> same topic and Cognition and Instruction appears in hands of people who
> interests overlap MCA's.
> People are having difficulty keeping up with discussions on one journal let
> alone two! Some sort of blended blog/discussion might be worthwhile.
> Framgentation, I have found, is not conducive to focused discussion. (!)
> mike
> On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 10:09 AM, Shirin Vossoughi <
> shirinvossoughi@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear XMCA,
> >
> > We are writing to invite you to join in an interactive dialogue about our
> > essay, "The Learning Sciences in a New Era of U.S. Nationalism," which
> was
> > shared on the listserv last month.
> >
> > The live web annotation, or "annotathon," will be held Monday, February
> > 27th through Friday, March 3rd. During this annotathon, participants will
> > use the web annotation platform Hypothesis to advance a public dialogue
> > layered atop our essay “The Learning Sciences in a New Era of U.S.
> > Nationalism.”
> > <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-
> > 3A__via.hypothes.is_http-3A__cognitionandinstruction.com_
> >
> engagements-2Dthe-2Dlearning-2Dsciences-2Din-2Da-2Dnew-2Dera-2Dof-2Du-2Ds-
> > 2Dnationalism_&d=CwMFaQ&c=yHlS04HhBraes5BQ9ueu5zKhE7rtNXt_d012z2PA6ws&r=
> > BOJHGHb7mFJKqJ4yVa8TofTtfFr0CTUPvC5xp6PydJLQirHU5JQlFqS2LE9W
> > j_pN&m=GUkTzCqQlti-QPB4p_9UYTOvZDggpNq8pYjTYnlF-D4&s=
> > Ej9J4UBSfyNG_q6wVSbQvBzkrKd-3kk7WciNGzTlUQw&e=>
> > This
> > dialogue is one means of engaging with the article’s guiding question:
> > “What responsibilities do researchers of learning have in the wake of
> > Trump’s election and the proliferation of far-right, populist,
> nationalism
> > across the globe?” Additional context, background information about the
> web
> > annotation platform Hypothesis, and annotathon details are available via
> > organizer Remi Kalir's blog
> > <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-
> > 3A__remikalir.com_projects_annotathon-2Ddialogue-2Dabout-
> > 2Da-2Dpolitical-2Dtheory-2Dof-2Dlearning_&d=CwMFaQ&c=
> > yHlS04HhBraes5BQ9ueu5zKhE7rtNXt_d012z2PA6ws&r=
> > BOJHGHb7mFJKqJ4yVa8TofTtfFr0CTUPvC5xp6PydJLQirHU5JQlFqS2LE9W
> > j_pN&m=GUkTzCqQlti-QPB4p_9UYTOvZDggpNq8pYjTYnlF-D4&s=LiQ_
> > IY8HgOY86MKLhg9BXp2ag1Cdd6GqCND1qUgGIhU&e=>,
> > and questions both prior to and during the annotathon can be directed via
> > Twitter to Remi (@remikalir).
> >
> > *The Politics of Learning Writing Collective*
> >