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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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    The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Styles in Higher Education

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

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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…

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

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

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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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    What Scaffolding in Education Means for College Classes

    Scaffolding in education empowers students to reach their potential in the college classroom through engaging activities and lesson plans

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    3,052 College Students on What They Want When Campuses Re-Open

    Flexible course delivery, empathetic faculty and active learning factor heavily in students’ perception of value

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    The Ultimate Guide to Writing Learning Objectives: Definitions, Strategies and Examples

    Simple steps to writing effective, measurable learning objectives for university and college educators. This guide includes practical…

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    The Ultimate Guide to Metacognition for Post-Secondary Courses

    Metacognition—or thinking about thinking—makes for more engaged and insightful learning in the college classroom

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    21 Team-Building Activities for Students [Plus: Free List of 45+ Activities]

    Creating connections in your classroom will ensure your students are engaged. Use these team-building activities to lay a solid foundation…

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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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    How to Implement Experiential Learning in Your College Classroom

    Experiential learning, or learning through doing and then reflecting, is the key to higher-order thinking and critical analysis

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    Considering Digital Textbooks? 5 Questions to Ask Before Diving In

    Digital textbooks are the way forward in higher education. Here are five questions to ask yourself when evaluating one for your course.

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    How a Digital Textbook Helped Earn This Prof a Perfect Course Evaluation

    Educator Nicole McNichols’ Top Hat textbook aligned with Gen Z’s learning style—plus, boosted student exam scores along with her own…

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    Modernizing Organic Chemistry Textbooks With an Interactive-First Model

    Dr. Steven Forsey, the author of Top Hat’s Organic Chemistry textbook, shares why he wrote his own text and how he uses it to improve the…

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    How to Email Your Professor: A Student’s Guide

    Setting expectations for how and when students communicate with you will lighten your workload and create a more open and transparent…