The Top Hat Blog

Tips and tools for effective learning in any course.

Recent articles

  • Ask An Expert

    James Lang’s Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus and What You Can Do About It

  • Higher Ed Trends

    Curriculum Development and the 3 Models – Updated 2022 [+ Free Course Plan Template]

  • Ask An Expert

    Boosting Joy and Motivation in Class: In Conversation with Dr. Todd Zakrajsek

  • Ask An Expert

    Improving Student Success Takes Community, Purpose and Inspiration

  • Higher Ed Trends

    We Need a Renewed Commitment to Evidence-Based Teaching

  • Ask An Expert

    Stop Reviewing and Start Retrieving: Dr. Pooja Agarwal on Making Learning Stick

  • Teaching Tips

    5 Ways to Advocate for Your Students During the Midterm Election

  • Higher Ed Trends

    Teaching College Chemistry in the Digital Age

  • Ask An Expert

    Relationships, Resilience and Reflection: In Conversation With José Antonio Bowen

  • Teaching Tips

    8 Ways To Properly Integrate Textbooks Into Your Class

  • Higher Ed Trends

    How to Modernize Your Curriculum with Interactive Textbooks

  • Higher Ed Trends

    Why Digital Textbooks Are A Necessity for Today’s College Students