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Fendt, Folsom, Desenne & Karger – A Panel Discussion on Scholarly Annotation

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There is increased focus on collaborative learning, in the context of online learning environments where multiple individuals create community forums which facilitate engagement and connection.



David KargerKurt FendtPhil Desenne and Jamie Folsom will contribute to an expert panel on scholarly annotation, moderated by Sanjoy Mahajan. They will discuss how people engage and collaborate online, what impacts annotations have for assessment and what features of annotation tools encourage collaboration and enhance learning.   Related articles on digital annotation:

  Slides from the Annotation Panel are available: