Top Hat Intro Courses

The best way to teach
Introduction to Macroeconomics

Everything you need to help students learn. Interactive textbook, lecture slides, assignments and more—all on one platform.

Textbooks alone are not effective

Top Hat Intro Courses seamlessly combine interactive textbooks, lectures, quizzes and assignments to deliver the most comprehensive teaching experience ever—all on one platform.

Know where your students are struggling before class starts

  • Deploy interactive readings and assignments and check for completion before class begins
  • Identify challenging concepts via automated student progress reports
  • Save time on course prep with pre-built lecture slides—make informed adjustments to upcoming classes with simple authoring and editing tools

Create an engaging in-class environment

  • Leverage students’ devices to take attendance, launch discussions and administer questions
  • Gauge student understanding on the spot and course-correct in real time to reinforce difficult concepts
  • Enjoy improved engagement levels—every student can participate and have a voice

Keep the learning going

  • Provide pre-made chapter summaries and expansive study guides to reinforce concepts
  • Take advantage of pre-built assignments that are automatically graded
  • Use student progress reports to intervene with those who are struggling
How to Buy

Principles of Macroeconomics textbook is only

$75 per

$175+ value*

It includes:
  • Full use of the Top Hat platform at no extra charge
  • Lifetime access to the Principles of Macroeconomics textbook
  • Unlimited use of Top Hat for other courses for four months

*Compared to Cengage Principles of Macroeconomics, 8th Edition Mankiw & MindTap: Principles of Microeconomics, 1 Term

Top Hat is free for professors

Why this works for macroeconomics

A conventional 100-level macroeconomics course is difficult to teach in an engaging and effective way—it can be challenging to tackle complex topics like opportunity cost and the spending multiplier, or help students develop critical thinking and application skills if they’re primarily tested with multiple choice assessments.

Top Hat Intro Course for Macroeconomics offers comprehensive coverage of the most important economic concepts, encouraging students to learn from real-world examples with interactive tools and assessments.

Everything in this course

Principles of Macroeconomics Buckles et al.

  • Interactive graphing tools and discussion questions help students analyze and apply learnings
  • Real-world news clips and articles provide context on tricky concepts
  • Fully customizable textbook fits any professor’s needs

Instructor Guide

  • In-depth guide helps professors prepare for class

Pre-Built Assessments and Resources

  • Quizzes, midterms and a 700+ question test bank with auto-grading capabilities allow for frequent assessments
  • Pre-made lecture slides and in-class polls, discussion questions and activities help with class prep
  • Anti-cheating technology assists in administering tests and midterms

Student-Friendly Learning Tools

  • Roll-over definitions encourage student learning at the time of reading
  • End-of-chapter summaries support student retention

Student Insight Reports

  • Weekly reports on student performance provide professors with a comprehensive view of every student’s progress

LMS Compatibility

  • Import grades easily to your learning management system

I have been using Top Hat for a number of years. Top Hat allows for interaction with students by inserting questions into the slides and being able to show results immediately. After using Top Hat, I have seen improved grades on exams, as well as increased engagement during lectures.”

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