Articles from April 2018

Working Around the ManageBac Annotation Upgrade

A new “feature” of the recent ManageBac upgrade is an overhaul of the annotation plugin which now uses Vantage to allow you to markup documents submitted by your students. Default instructions here. Unfortunately for many of us, this implementation didn’t keep in mind that not everyone has a super widescreen monitor to work on. This results in a less than optimal way of annotating, but there is a workaround. Currently, if you annotate on a standard laptop screen, you’ll find that you are highlighting and creating boxes around text to comment on only without any comment box to attach. It