Choose the Right Plan for Your Course

Top Hat is always free for professors. Students pay for an affordable active learning solution when you adopt one of the following:

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Choose the Right Plan for Your Course

Top Hat is always free for professors. Students pay for an affordable active learning solution when you adopt one of the following:

Top Hat Pro

Each student pays:

$30

Students save over 46% by purchasing 1 year

Pro Add-ons:

  • Interactive textbooks on average $35
  • Unlimited remote proctored exams for $10 per course

Student Registration Portal

Whether your instructor uses Top Hat Basic or Pro, you can sign up for their course in just a couple of minutes.

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Top Hat Basic features:

Lecture

  • Lecture streaming & recording
  • Slide presentations & editing
  • Automatic attendance
  • In-class discussions
  • Polling questions

Insights & Grades

  • Limited weekly course insights

Support

  • Basic support for instructors & students

Top Hat Pro features:

Lecture

  • Lecture streaming & recording
  • Slide presentations & editing
  • Automatic attendance
  • In-class discussions
  • Polling questions
  • Live assessments
  • Auto-graded quizzes

Insights & Grades

  • Comprehensive weekly course insights
  • Full gradebook
  • Detailed student performance reports
  • Detailed attendance reports
  • LMS export

Support

  • Personalized training & course prep
  • Enhanced phone & email support for instructors
  • Enhanced phone & email support for students

Readings & Textbooks

  • Authoring, editing & customization tools
  • In-line assessment questions
  • Embedded videos & simulations
  • Add-on: High-quality interactive textbooks

Assignments

  • Easy question creation & editing tools
  • Selective homework assigning & scheduling
  • Auto-grading capabilities
  • File submission
  • In-line instructor feedback

Tests

  • Upload questions from file
  • Advance scheduling
  • Student browser lockdown
  • Add-on: Remote proctoring for exams

Top Hat Basic Features

Lecture

  • Slide presentations & editing
  • Automatic attendance capture
  • Discussions & polling questions

Insights & Grades

  • Limited weekly insights on student performance

Support

  • Basic live chat support for instructors & students

Top Hat Pro Features

Lecture

  • All the lecture features of Top Hat Basic
  • Easy-to-create quizzes with auto-grading capabilities

Insights & Grades

  • Comprehensive weekly insights on student performance & attendance
  • Full gradebook
  • LMS export

Support

  • Personalized training & course prep
  • Enhanced phone, email & live chat support for instructors & students

Tests & Assignments

  • Create, edit, schedule or upload tests & assignments
  • Anti-cheating & auto-grading technology
  • Add-on: Remote proctoring for exams ($10 per course)

Readings & Textbooks

  • Authoring, editing & customization tools
  • Embedded assessments, videos & simulations
  • Add-on: High-quality interactive textbooks ($35 on average)