Come learn about the future of textbook innovation: April 14, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ

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Online teaching inspiration

How-to guides

Online Teaching Strategies You Can Adopt in the Classroom

Teaching in-person and teaching online may appear vastly different, but you can save time in the classroom by borrowing best practices from online teaching

Course administration

How-to guides

4 Course Administration Tips to Help You Plan Ahead

Course administration is time-consuming and not very rewarding. Good thing that Top Hat has some features that can speed up the process

Online teaching: Too many questions!

How-to guides

Online Teaching: 4 Unique Challenges and How to Solve Them

Just secured your first online teaching job? Is this your first online course? Prepare for some new challenges—such as receiving torrents of e-mails

University sued by microbiology student

Faculty life

University Sued by Microbiology Student in ‘Unusual Case’

Just how responsible should a university be for a student’s success? Are institutions legally responsible for delivering a proposed course syllabus?

Seeing the benefits of smartphones in the classroom

Education technology

Students See Benefits to Using Smartphones in the Classroom

Allowing students to use their smartphones in the classroom is controversial, and some instructors ban the devices—or, at least, closely monitor their usage

#Textbookbroke campaign

Student life

#TextbookBroke Campaign Highlights Cost of College Textbooks

Students are shedding light on the cost of college textbooks, and the digital solutions that could save them money, with the #TextbookBroke campaign hashtag

Fill in the blank questions

How-to guides

Fill in the Blank Questions for Assignments and in Class

Auto-graded fill in the blank questions are hard to fit to the needs of students. Here's how to create them on Top Hat and allow room for flexible answers

Creative teaching ideas

Innovative educators

4 Creative Teaching Ideas to Use During Your College Course

Need a boost as you enter into the new semester? Four creative teaching ideas for each stage of your course, from group projects to... conspiracy theories