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    How to Spark Great In-Class Discussions: 6 Ideas That Work

    Class discussions are a great way to gain insights into student comprehension, encourage community building and explore new ideas. Here are…

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    Why Staying Connected Is Important in Asynchronous Classes

    Being mindful of what gets put on students’ plates has boosted GPAs in Joel Stake’s biology classes, even with the transition to…

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    The Ultimate Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER)

    Traditional textbooks no longer make the grade in today’s online learning environment. Here’s why open source textbooks are the way of…

  4. The Ultimate Guide to Universal Design for Learning

    UDL emphasizes student accessibility and ensures course delivery is tailored to create customized learning experiences

  5. COVID on Campus: How 3 Students Are Keeping In Touch With Their Peers and Professors

    COVID-19 has changed where and how students learn. Live chats, discussion forums and online lectures are now par for the course, with mixed…

  6. 4 College Students Reflect on Missing Extracurriculars and Campus Life

    Despite losing clubs and sports, students see bright spots in their education when professors make learning active—and…

  7. 5 Ways to Make Recorded Lectures More Engaging

    Recorded lectures provide students with opportunities for connection and collaboration while maintaining the flexibility necessary to learn…

  8. Lectures and Lockdown: Three Students on Attending University During COVID-19

    Meeting new friends, late-night study groups and getting a small taste of independence are all a part of the university experience. For…

  9. 8 Tips to Up-Level Your Online Teaching

    Small, thoughtful changes can improve your online teaching practice—even eight months in

  10. Virtual Classrooms: The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up Your Online Course

    Creating effective and engaging virtual classrooms is more important than ever. Here’s how to get started.

  11. 4 Options for Creating Empathetic Online Midterms and Assessments

    With a bit of creativity, you can meet your course’s objectives while providing the flexibility students need

  12. Infographic: Faculty Know the Importance of Community—But Need Institutional Support

    Building a sense of community in the online classroom is essential, and instructors are looking for solutions to keep students connected

  13. Infographic: Educators Aren’t Confident About Their Ability to Teach Effectively in This New Reality

    Worries surrounding equitable learning experiences are affecting how professors approach online teaching

  14. Infographic: Uneven Tech Adoption Raises Concerns About Student Success

    Professors are unsure how tech solutions will impact the student experience in online learning environments

  15. 9 Professors on How They Conquered Asynchronous Teaching Hurdles

    A roundup of best practices for asynchronous online learning and teaching, as offered by academics on social media

  16. The Netiquette Chat: Preparing Students for Your Online Course

    Set your online class up for success by managing expectations early in the semester

  17. Infographic: The Disconnect Between Faculty and Institutions Over the Fall Semester

    800+ higher education instructors raised eyebrows over their institutions’ stated plans

  18. Online Classes vs. Traditional Classes: Which Are Truly More Effective?

    Online courses are no longer a novelty—in fact, they are quickly redefining the entire college experience

  19. 5 Ways to Personalize the Online Course Experience

    We share actionable tips for online teachers who are looking to tailor the virtual classroom experience through flexibility, community and…

  20. These 3 Professors Discuss How They Plan to Maximize Student Engagement in Their Online Courses

    This fall, these professors will be using Top Hat Pro to build on their successes in different teaching modalities