1. Top Hat Named One of Canada’s Top Growing Companies by the Globe and Mail for Second Year

    Top Hat, the leading dynamic courseware platform for higher education, is delighted to announce it has been named to the Globe and Mail’s…

  2. 5 Ways to Prioritize Educational Equity in Your Classroom

    Address equity issues in higher education through Universal Design for Learning, flexible and accommodating assignment deadlines and…

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    10 Top Hat Tips for a More Engaging Semester

    From brand new assessment functionality to annotated feedback, these special Top Hat features make learning even more exciting

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    3 Students Speak Their Minds on Mental Health

    Whether it’s promoting campus resources or making studying a collaborative process, here’s how you can keep student mental health top of…

  5. How to Manage Microaggressions in the Classroom

    Explore how your peers facilitate civil discourse and how to embrace micro-affirmations in your own course

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    6 Key Takeaways from Top Hat Summer Camp

    Top Hat Summer Camp 2022 was packed with dynamic discussions that engaged our attendees. Here are answers to the most common questions you…

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    8 Essential Active Learning Strategies for Your Next Class

    Engaging examples designed for in-person, hybrid or fully online courses

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    Why Student Feedback Might Not Be Sticking—And How to Fix It

    Two professors prove that personalized feedback leads to better engagement, connection and persistence in higher ed

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    Not ‘Just for Credit:’ Keeping Non-Majors Engaged In Your Course

    Students may enter your course from different programs. Here’s how to measure student engagement and drive value for every learner.

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    Democratic Course Management: Giving Students More Control and Autonomy In Class

    Two educators let their students decide what and how to learn. Here’s the difference it’s made on engagement, persistence and…

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    Workforce Readiness Begins By Nurturing These 5 Essential Skills

    Today’s employers give priority to candidates who demonstrate emotional intelligence, communication skills and can think critically.…

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    Why It’s Time to Get Specific About Grading

    Specifications grading is proven to increase transparency and autonomy among test takers. This professor shares how.

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    8 Must-Read Books During Summer 2022

    These eight titles released by empowering female academics will help you reflect on your teaching and gear up for an exciting term ahead

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    ‘Oops’ and ‘Ouch:’ How to Manage Difficult Classroom Conversations

    Provocative topics shouldn’t be suppressed, but rather respectfully challenged and acknowledged. Here’s how to get started.

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    A Marathon, Not A Sprint: The Hidden Power of Instructional Scaffolding

    Sharpen critical thinking skills with this teaching approach that puts reflection, feedback and collaboration front and center

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    7 Ways Dr. Christopher Emdin Reaches the Soul to Teach the Mind

    The award-winning ‘ratchetdemic’ educator and best-selling author on embracing our own vulnerabilities and struggles to connect…

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    Students First, Curriculum Second: In Conversation With Bryan Dewsbury

    An expert on equitable teaching weighs in on how to support underrepresented students

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    From Faculty to ‘Cognitive Coach:’ 4 Lessons from Dr. José Antonio Bowen

    Tap into relationships, resilience and reflection in your course policies and assessments and watch student outcomes soar

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    The 3 Phases of Curiosity: A Conversation with Cathy Davidson

    Learning by doing, self-directed lessons and re-thinking the role of research are keys to sparking curiosity in higher ed

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    Meet Your 2022 Top Hat Educator Award Recipients

    Top Hat is honoring three faculty members who have gone above and beyond to support their students