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    Elevating the Student Experience Starts with “Small Data”

    Faculty need real-time insights to spot the early signs of struggle and scale the mentorship and support students need for academic success

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

    Two educators let their students decide what and how to learn. Here’s the difference it’s made on engagement, persistence and…

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    11 Teaching Styles Designed to Increase Engagement [Updated 2022]

    Evaluate these 11 flexible teaching styles to make your next class a place of engagement, connection and belonging

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    ‘Oops’ and ‘Ouch:’ How to Manage Difficult Classroom Conversations

    Provocative topics shouldn’t be suppressed, but rather respectfully challenged and acknowledged. Here’s how to get started.

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    How to Make A Great First Impression This Semester: 20+ Tips for Professors

    Make a great first impression with these instructor-recommended strategies to get to know your students better

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    From Faculty to ‘Cognitive Coach:’ 4 Lessons from Dr. José Antonio Bowen

    Tap into relationships, resilience and reflection in your course policies and assessments and watch student outcomes soar

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    Meet Your 2022 Top Hat Educator Award Recipients

    Top Hat is honoring three faculty members who have gone above and beyond to support their students

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    Infographic: How Top Hat Makes Learning Engaging and Meaningful in 2022

    Students have weighed in: dynamic courseware and frequent opportunities to show what they know do wonders for maintaining engagement.

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    Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation: 10 Tips to Increase Motivation in Hybrid Classes [PLUS: Free Hybrid Teaching Toolkit]

    To support learning, focus on shifting towards relationships and strategies that motivate students and keep them engaged

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    Digital Doesn’t Mean Dynamic: How College Textbooks Have Evolved

    Students engage with personalized, relevant and current content outside of academia. Here’s how Top Hat is meeting the needs of a…

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    8 Essential Higher Ed Books to Help You Navigate 2022

    Assigned reading for anyone looking to get through a time of great uncertainty

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    The Ultimate Guide to Grading Student Work

    Strategies, best practices and practical examples to make your grading process more efficient, effective and meaningful

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    5 Sessions at EDUCAUSE 2021 You Won’t Want to Miss

    Discover how to make courses on your campus more equitable, data-driven and flexible by attending these five talks at EDUCAUSE 2021

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    The Impact of Real-Time Signals and Insights on the Student Experience

    Today’s students are questioning the value of their higher ed investment. Here’s why ‘small data’ is the solution.

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    Fall 2021 Student Survey: Uncertainty and Opportunity in Higher Ed

    As the Delta Variant casts its unwelcome shadow, our latest student survey shines a light on how educators can meet the evolving needs and…

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    How to Maintain Flexibility In Any Course Modality

    Use these innovative teaching strategies in the new semester, offered in Top Hat’s #ProfChats panel

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    Clickers: The Ultimate Guide

    Get strategies and tips that will help you effectively use classroom clickers to increase engagement in your college course

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    Your Five-Step Guide to Building An Active Learning Classroom

    Whether you’re new to teaching or a tenured educator, these five steps will help you create the most effective active learning environment…

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    Introducing the Recipients of Top Hat’s Black Educator Grant

    Lakeshia Legette Jones and Donna M. Smith will use Top Hat to get diverse STEM students across the finish line

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    6 Higher Ed Events You Won’t Want To Miss in 2021

    Conferences and webinars that will help you connect with other innovative educators, learn about engaging course design and find new ways to…