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    Technology in the Classroom in 2021: 3 Pros & Cons

    Educational technology is now an inescapable part of student learning—here’s how to use it to your advantage

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    Remote Teaching: When and How to Use Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Methods

    Every course and educator is different. Consider your learning objectives, your students and the merits of each method to guide your…

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    The Ultimate Guide to STEM Education

    Science, technology, engineering and math programs have gained new importance in today’s economy

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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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    How To Master the First Week of Class: 8 Tips for Professors

    Set the stage for a successful semester by making a great first impression on your students

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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…

  8. 17 Learning Strategies to Implement In Your Classroom

    Learning strategies are a critical element in ensuring students grasp course concepts and are especially important in blended and online…

  9. Six Ways to Maintain Online Student Engagement and Attendance

    Increase active learning and online discussions in any real-time or asynchronous class

  10. Zoomed Out: Should Students Be Required to Keep Their Webcams On In Class?

    Some college professors have mandated students keep their webcams on during lectures. Others argue that there are better ways to make…

  11. 9 Ways to Embrace Community Management in Higher Ed

    Help all students thrive online by seeking out new ways to enhance communication and collaboration

  12. Intrinsic Motivation in the Classroom: The Ultimate Guide

    Students who are intrinsically motivated are more likely to engage in course content and maintain an active role in their own learning

  13. How to Personalize Your Online Classroom to Fuel Student Engagement

    A personalized learning environment allows students to see themselves reflected in all aspects of course content

  14. How to Strengthen Connectivity and Community in the New Semester

    Learning names, introducing icebreakers and ensuring students have ways to reach you outside of class time can help maintain connectivity in…

  15. Using Empathy to Encourage Student Participation

    Inclusivity, creativity, and fun are the keys to fostering lively class discussions and engaging students in their own learning

  16. Using Social Media in Today’s College Classroom

    One professor shares his thoughts on the role social media can play in the classroom and how to use these communication tools to further…

  17. What Are Student Learning Outcomes?

    Learning outcomes are descriptions of the abilities, skills and knowledge that are used for assessing student learning

  18. This Is Why We Are Investing $55M Into Higher Ed

    Improving educational ROI underpins everything we do at Top Hat — so we're putting that money towards improving student outcomes while…

  19. Statistics for Social Science Textbooks: Which Is The Best?

    How leading Statistics for Social Sciences textbooks fare in the higher ed marketplace

  20. Introduction to Canadian Law Textbooks: Which Is The Best?

    How leading Canadian law textbooks fare in the higher ed marketplace