Top Hat’s intuitive online student response system (SRS) helps you create an active learning classroom, monitor student responses in real-time and assign grades easily
Top Hat’s innovative higher education student response system creates an engaging learning environment where every student, from the front to the back row, can participate and have a voice. Leverage students’ devices to take attendance, launch discussions and questions, and get real-time feedback. Our student response system turns laptops, tablets and smartphones into teaching tools, so there’s no need for external hardware. Educators can engage learners effectively using various pedagogical approaches and strategies, such as active learning, blended learning and flipped classrooms.
Using our student response system allows instructors to automatically verify whether a student is physically present in class and auto-assign grades for attendance. Easily take attendance by prompting students to sign in to the student response system using a unique code. Top Hat Classroom uses proprietary technology to verify the physical location of students, ensuring that only those students attending get counted. Excused absence options built in to provide flexibility.
Allow students to participate anonymously so that they feel comfortable sharing thoughts, no matter the subject matter. Students can use interactive features to vote responses up in a queue, helping you identify common viewpoints or misconceptions. Flexible response options, including the ability to respond with a drawing. Encourage student engagement and peer-to-peer collaboration with group work.
A student response system or (SRS) is a system that equips professors to create questions and collect learners’ answers throughout a lecture. It is similar to a polling system whereby questions are posed and answers are received. Student response systems are also commonly referred to as clickers, classroom response systems, personal response systems, or audience response systems.
Top Hat is free for educators, professors and faculty, a fee is payable by students when Top Hat Classroom or Test is adopted.