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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

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    The Best Apps for Building Community in Higher Ed [Updated 2022]

    Support student connections with these mobile apps. You’ll be able to improve asynchronous interactions and enable file and media sharing…

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    7 Top Hat Tips for a More Engaging Semester

    From interactive whiteboard tools to annotated feedback, these special Top Hat features make learning even more exciting

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    Infographic: How Top Hat Makes Learning Engaging and Meaningful in 2022

    Students have weighed in: dynamic courseware and frequent opportunities to show what they know do wonders for maintaining engagement.

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    Digital Doesn’t Mean Dynamic: How College Textbooks Have Evolved

    Students engage with personalized, relevant and current content outside of academia. Here’s how Top Hat is meeting the needs of a…

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    8 Essential Higher Ed Books to Help You Navigate 2022

    Assigned reading for anyone looking to get through a time of great uncertainty

  18. Diagnostic Assessment Design to Boost Student Learning In Any Online Course

    Consider these tips when designing diagnostic assessments to meet student needs—applicable across any discipline

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    Meet the Educator Tackling Hip Hop, Race and Class in His Course

    "Deconstructing Drake and The Weeknd" delves into the massive success stories of two music titans, bringing a much-needed dose of diversity…

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    Equitable Assessments and Small Data: Takeaways from EDUCAUSE 2021

    Helping students derive value from their higher ed experience has never been more important. Here’s how to go about it.