1. Beyond the Ballot: How a Top Hat Interactive eText Navigates Teaching In An Election Year

    Authors of Top Hat’s "An Introduction to American Government" share their advice for hosting political discussions in the lead-up to a…

  2. The Ultimate 2024 Summer Reading List for Professors

    Our annual reading list is back! Here’s how to reduce biases, improve grades and spur compassion in the fall.

  3. Educators In Conversation: How to Help Students ‘Do’ Sociology

    Two sociology experts on helping students see the connection between theory and application

  4. Infographic: How You Used Top Hat In 2023

    Top Hat Graded 2023 has arrived. Here’s the impact you made with our engagement platform this year.

  5. A 6-Step Exercise for Discussing AI In Education

    Jesse Stommel, celebrated author and faculty member, urges educators to peel back the layers of ChatGPT rather than outright banning AI

  6. Students Are Anxious About AI. Talking Will Help.

    Encouraging students to share their thoughts, emotions, and potential courses of action can assist them in distinguishing perceived threats…

  7. Workforce Readiness Begins By Nurturing These 5 Essential Skills

    Today’s employers give priority to candidates who demonstrate emotional intelligence, communication skills and can think critically.…

  8. How to Manage Academic Work-Life Balance

    Learn why students and educators struggle with work-life balance and get tips for how to balance professional & personal life in academia.…

  9. Boosting Joy and Motivation in Class: In Conversation with Dr. Todd Zakrajsek

    The author behind The New Science of Learning suggests tapping into three motivational theories to keep students interested and motivated

  10. 4 Ways to Diversify Your Class Reading List

    Empower your students by reflecting their unique identities and incorporating diverse authors into your reading list this term

  11. Announcing the 2023 Shannen’s Dream Scholarship Recipients

    Meet the recipients of this year's Shannen's Dream scholarship and see how these inspirational leaders plan to give back to their…

  12. What STEM Student Success Looks Like Today [VIDEO]

    Six inspirational educators share how they’re changing the narrative in STEM education

  13. The Ultimate Guide to Facilitating Classroom Discussions

    Get proven strategies, effective techniques and practical tips to facilitate vibrant and enriching classroom discussions in this ultimate…

  14. 6 STEM Faculty On The Learning Experience They Wish They Had [VIDEO]

    As these inspirational instructors share, the challenges facing STEM students today trace back decades

  15. The Ultimate Guide to Academic Leadership in Higher Ed

    Learn about the foundations, principles and critical role academic leadership plays in shaping the future of a higher education institution

  16. 10 Must-Read Books During Summer 2023

    These ten titles released by empowering female academics will help you reflect on your teaching and gear up for an exciting term ahead

  17. 3 Ways To Teach Students How To Study

    Teaching effective study methods is just as valuable as imparting your subject matter. One expert shares how to get started.

  18. Dr. Barbara Oakley on Using Brain Science to Deepen Learning

    We pick the acclaimed author’s brain on how to help students stay attentive and alert

  19. The Higher Ed Moonshot

    5 ways to make evidence-informed teaching the standard for course design and delivery

  20. Democratic Course Management: Giving Students More Control and Autonomy In Class

    Two educators let their students decide what and how to learn. It’s why course drop rates have drastically declined.