Top Hat Courses

The best way to teach Organic Chemistry

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 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

Organic Chemistry I&II textbook is only

$118 per
student

It includes:
  • Full use of the Top Hat platform at no extra charge
  • Lifetime access to the Organic Chemistry I&II textbook
  • Unlimited use of Top Hat for other courses for four months

Top Hat is free for professors

Why this works for organic chemistry

For many students, organic chemistry is a required course—and that can be daunting. Educators are tasked with making the subject matter engaging while helping students connect abstract concepts to their future courses and careers.

Top Hat’s Organic Chemistry I & II Course keeps students engaged with the concept of active reading. Through interactive 3D models, high-quality chemistry drawing tools, dynamic videos and easy-to-follow examples, students learn intricate concepts that connect chemistry to the real world.

Everything in this course

Organic Chemistry I&II, Forsey et al.

  • 3D molecular models help students understand and conceptualize chemical reactions 
  • Embedded problem-solving videos show the entire reaction mechanism, making it easy for students to comprehend large scale reactions
  • ‘Keeping it Real’ sections produced by renowned UCLA educator Dr. Neil Garg help students connect concepts to the wider world, including potential career paths

Instructor Guide

  • In-depth guide helps professors prepare for class

Pre-Built Assessments and Resources

  • Quizzes, midterms and a 1,200+ 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
  • Included student guides help learners prepare for final exams

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

“This interactive organic chemistry text provides students with an active learning experience that has positively impacted their course performance. Students’ scores in quizzes and preliminary examinations clearly increased after implementation. Students were also better prepared to engage in lecture discussions.”

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