This semester,
teach in the moment.

Featuring Top Hat experts and faculty guest presenters, you can now access our Summer Camp program recordings at your leisure. Dive into proven teaching practices designed to make learning relevant, engaging and accessible for all. View our workshops, product demos and faculty-led presentations. Our Summer Camp sessions will give you the insights, strategies and tips to keep students engaged and motivated in your course.

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Agenda Overview

  • Create a welcoming learning environment, receive tips on course design and delivery from faculty peers—and get a sneak peek into the latest and greatest from Top Hat.

  • 1:00 - 1:45 PM

    Transforming learning with inclusive pedagogy

    Connecting with students and getting them engaged in learning means understanding the unique differences that make up your student body. We’ll provide big picture perspectives and practical insights to help you make learning more welcoming, accessible and inclusive for all.

  • 2:00 - 2:45 PM

    Engaging from day one: Creating an interactive syllabus

    We’ll guide you through creating an interactive syllabus, including the use of video and interactive questions to surprise and delight students from the get-go. One of our most popular sessions, this is a powerful way to set expectations, drive accountability and excite students about the journey ahead.

  • 3:00 - 3:45 PM

    The student experience: Flexible teaching models in action (workshop)

    Curious about what it’s like for students to learn with Top Hat? Get a front row seat and learn how to test run your content, interactive questions and lecture materials for maximum impact. We’ll also show you how to harness our teaching insights to connect with students and engage them more effectively.

  • 4:00 - 4:30 PM

    What’s new in Top Hat?

    From our earliest days, feedback from educators has been fundamental to the evolution of Top Hat. In this session, you’ll get a chance to see how this has informed our latest features, including our brand new assessment design space, automatic content updates, LTI 1.3 integration and more.

  • Get the inside scoop on Top Hat’s most powerful features, build confidence running interactive lectures and see what it’s like to be a student learning with Top Hat.

  • 1:00 - 1:45 PM

    Learn from the experts: Peer-led fireside chat

    How do educators run their courses in Top Hat? They’ll show you! This interdisciplinary session will give you an opportunity to ask experienced Top Hat educators how they keep their students engaged and connected, no matter the subject.

  • 2:00 - 2:45 PM

    10 things you didn’t know you can do with Top Hat

    We’ve rounded up a showcase of 10 of our most powerful features. See Top Hat in action and learn how some of our coolest capabilities increase your impact in preparing lectures and assessing and grading your students.

  • 3:00 - 3:45 PM

    Class-ready: Preparing for day one and beyond

    Set yourself up for success as we explore common pitfalls, must-haves and what you need to do to create an effective plan for the first day of class. Learn how to manage student participants, as well as present content and assign readings and other homework in Top Hat.

  • 4:00 - 4:45 PM

    Reimagining course content for today’s students

    Every class is different. That goes for demographics, learning styles and the examples you use to spark engagement and help students cultivate the skills to succeed outside of school. The trouble is, traditional textbooks just aren’t delivering the flexibility educators need. Wrap up the day with a look at how our newest content solutions, like our Co-Development Partnership Program, empower you to teach your course, your way, and deliver more relevant, connected and inclusive learning.