Authoring with Top Hat
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500,000+Students taught with Top Hat textbooks
800+Textbooks authored with Top Hat
Create a textbook students actually want to read
Give students course materials as engaging as your teaching. Pack your interactive textbook with videos, GIFs and high-quality images (we let you choose from more than 350 million of them). Produce something that reflects your own unique classroom and voice.Create Your Textbook
Authoring has never been easier
Write your book directly in Top Hat or copy and paste in content you’ve already created. Add interactive questions to your heart’s content. Your students will learn better and you can easily track how they’re doing.Get Started
Turn your hard work into rewards
Top Hat textbooks are a win-win: You get royalties when your work is adopted in your course and students pay half the price they would for a textbook from a big box publisher. What’s not to like?
We’ll give you all the help you need
From the first word to the final period, you’ll have our full support. We set you up with a dedicated project management and instructional design expert and give you access to editorial services. We’ll keep you on track and help you finish your title in as little as six months.
We know how to get the job done
We’ve helped professors create more than 800 textbooks and course packs, custom-built for their classes. Join a community of authors who have improved the learning experience for 500,000+ students.Start Your Journey
Why Educators Love Authoring with Top Hat
"After using Top Hat and the interactive textbook, students were able to engage in deeper-level thinking and/or hands-on activities."
Katie Thompson-LaswellSenior Instructor, Human Development and Family Science
"Top Hat allows me to know if they’re actually reading through and understanding the materials."
Jamie PomeranzAssociate Professor, Ethics and Legal Issues in Public Health, University of Florida
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