1. George Griffin, Lead Author of Top Hat’s Effective Public Speaking Textbook

    How this Keiser University professor used Top Hat to help his students overcome stage fright

  2. How Top Hat Intro Courses Are Changing The Way Students Learn

    This end-to-end course solution makes teaching effective and engaging, with built-in learning assessments and customizable course materials

  3. Joseph Crivello: Co-Lead Author of Top Hat’s Anatomy and Physiology in Context

    This University of Connecticut professor authored a Top Hat textbook to relay complex anatomical concepts to his students

  4. Meaghan Altman: Lead Author of Top Hat’s Introduction to Psychology textbook

    How this UC Merced professor uses Top Hat to create a more interactive learning environment

  5. How Professors Should Evaluate New Course Content

    All higher education textbooks and course content are different, and with so many options to choose from in today’s textbook publishing…

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    Why Giving Students Personalized Attention Is a Must for All Professors

    Ohio University professor Laura M. Harrison on why investing in ways to support students should be the priority of any higher education…

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    Teaching Styles: The Ultimate Guide

    In this guide, you’ll learn what teaching styles are, how they vary and affect learning and what tools and resources you can use to learn…

  8. 2 Profs on the Benefits of a Course Refresh

    In this abridged extract from our new e-book, The Professor’s Guide to Agile Teaching, we look at a pair of professors who broke down and…

  9. How to Use Data in Class To Achieve Better Learning Outcomes

    In this abridged extract from our new e-book, The Professor’s Guide to Agile Teaching, we look at how technology has made it easier for…

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    How a ‘Slacker’ Ended up Leading a World-Class Theoretical Physics Institute

    In our recurring series “Academic Admissions” we ask interesting people to tell us about the transformative role education has played in…

  11. A Textbook That Teaches Students How To Learn

    On-demand and interactive media is now the norm for Generation Z students coming into their first year of college—in fact, Generation…

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    Grit and a Gift for Engineering Pave a Way for Women in STEM

    Gina Cody, the first woman to have an engineering school named after her in Canada, worked relentlessly to distinguish herself in a…

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    Why It’s Time to Take a Course in Active Learning

    If time travelers from the far future visit our era and look at the history of education, they’ll see a strange blip. Why are students…

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    Want to Make Education Better? Leave Academia

    Lisa Petrides—founder and CEO of ISKME, an independent education nonprofit—knew she could improve education. But she had to quit her…

  15. Top Hat in Action: Implementing a Digital History Textbook

    Professor Jonathan Bean helped keep his students accountable by switching to a digital textbook—and was able to adapt and build upon it…

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    Sir Ken Robinson: From Special Ed To Academic Royalty

    Knighted in 2003 for his service to the arts, Sir Ken Robinson, the bestselling author of The Element and Creative Schools, charted an…

  17. What To Do If Students Don’t Read The Textbook

    One answer to making sure students actually buy and read their textbooks before class is to write it yourself. And if that's not enough,…

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    How to Design an Active Learning Classroom

    To take full advantage of active learning, you need to convert your old lecture hall setup to an active learning classroom—both physically…

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    What Modern Professors Think About Active Learning

    Professors are increasingly recognizing that sage-on-stage, stand-and-deliver lectures are no longer the best way to get through to…

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    Self-Regulated Learning: 5 Ways to Add it to Your Class

    With so much uncertainty in the job market, self-regulated learning has become an essential skillset for lifelong learning and the ability…