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Increase Engagement and Reduce DFW Rates at Georgia State University

Cell phones have historically been thought of as a distraction. But what if there was a way to use student devices to test understanding and promote active listening? Top Hat’s all-in-one platform makes it possible—and this GSU professor is here to show you how.

In this resource, your colleague, Ricardo Nogueira, Senior Lecturer of Geosciences, shares how he was able to engage 500+ previously distracted learners by running polls every few minutes in lecture and by leveraging an interactive textbook he authored in Top Hat.

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How this resource will help instructors at Georgia State

You’ll get distraction-proof teaching strategies to make your in-class and homework assessments even more engaging.

With this resource, you’ll learn:

  • Why Nogueira saw a 3.4 percent decrease in DFW rates after adopting Top Hat
  • How Nogueira’s 500+ students saved $140 after he switched to a custom Top Hat textbook
  • How Top Hat offers live correctness data that help you dedicate more attention to struggling students

As part of your download, you’ll also get a one-to-one walkthrough of how Top Hat can make learning more affordable and motivating for every student at Georgia State.