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Make every
lecture count

Top Hat transforms your students' mobile devices into powerful classroom
engagement tools.

How it all works

  • Ask Questions, start Discussions, launch Demos, Tournaments & more.

  • Students respond using devices they already have via SMS, WiFi or 3G/4G/LTE.

  • Real-time responses makes it easier for you and your students to understand.

Your clicker can't do this

  • 7+ different questions types

    7+ Different Question Types

    Flexible question types like click-on-target, matching, sorting, numeric, and word answer and of course multiple choice, let you truly test your students’ comprehension.

  • Grading & Reporting

    Grading & Reporting

    Put your grading on auto-pilot with our easy-to-use gradebook. Combined with live in-class reporting and comparison tools, you won’t be left guessing ever again.

  • Start a Conversation

    Start a Conversation

    Use discussions to create a dialogue between you and your students. Whether in-class or at home, students can vote for the best answers and contribute their thoughts and feelings.

  • Homework & Assignments

    Homework & Assignments

    Assign any course content for homework with a simple click of your mouse. Group multiple items into a folder to create take home assignments and quizzes. They mark themselves!

Discover all the amazing ways to engage your students

Administrators rejoice

  • LMS Integration

    LMS & Single Sign-On

    Synchronize grades and rosters with your learning management system. We currently integrate with Desire2Learn, Canvas, Blackboard, and Moodle. Remember one less password by enabling Single Sign-On (SSO) for your institution. Shibboleth and Google Apps are supported.

  • Single Sign-on

    Support and Training

    We offer full implementation support and training. Once you're up and running, your professors and students can email or call us whenever they need help.

  • Zero Config

    No hardware to buy

    Top Hat is a web-based system that requires no software installation or additional hardware to operate. Top Hat uses existing WiFi and cellular infrastructure to enable web-based and SMS communication.

Are you an administrator looking to adopt Top Hat for your institution?

You are in good company

  • Harvard University

    Harvard University

  • Texas A & M University

    Texas A & M University

  • Johns Hopkins University

    Johns Hopkins University

  • Duke University

    Duke University

Top Hat is used daily by over 350 schools across the world

Don’t take our word for it

  • Jason Bazylak

    Professor
    Jason Bazylak

    University of Toronto
    "I wanted to make sure it’s pedagogy driving the technology and not technology driving the pedagogy."
  • Syon Bhanot

    Instructor
    Syon Bhanot

    Harvard
    "Top Hat facilitates an interactive learning experience – it’s a tool for the next generation of students."
  • Tamie Heisler-Schafer

    Professor
    Tamie Heisler-Schafer

    University of Alberta
    "I Use Top Hat as a Distance Learning Solution."

It's your turn

Join the growing number of professors who are spending less time preparing, more time connecting with students and becoming better teachers all thanks to Top Hat.

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