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This video shows you how to set up the assignment in D2L, link it to Perusall, and set up the gradebook item
Start with a low-stakes--such as a syllabus annotation--or extra credit assignment so students can learn to use Perusall without the pressure of a high-stakes assignment.
Add additional content in Perusall as you feel ready. You need not create it all before the course begins.
Use Perusall-generated scores as the participation grade.
Perusall works with a variety of content, including OER materials, materials you create, websites, library articles, and YouTube videos. Tips for success:
PDFs and Word documents work best; PDFs should be high resolution
Portrait format works better for scrolling than Landscape format.
Powerpoints will work now (as of August 10, 2021). You can use the highlight text function for all text, and the image selector option for the images.
Website content is often more easily navigable when converted into a PDF, especially on sites with popups. Be sure to include a link to the site. It's recommended to test it out both ways to see how the site you want to use works best.
Perusall will not display YouTube's automatic captions. It will only display manually-uploaded YouTube captions.
Contact a librarian with any questions regarding the usability of library articles. Be sure to include links and information regarding how to access Galileo articles.