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    Why Student Feedback Might Not Be Sticking—And How to Fix It

    Two professors prove that personalized feedback leads to better engagement, connection and persistence in higher ed

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    Not ‘Just for Credit:’ Keeping Non-Majors Engaged In Your Course

    Students may enter your course from different programs. Here’s how to measure student engagement and drive value for every learner.

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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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    Workforce Readiness Begins By Nurturing These 5 Essential Skills

    Today’s employers give priority to candidates who demonstrate emotional intelligence, communication skills and can think critically.…

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    Why It’s Time to Get Specific About Grading

    Specifications grading is proven to increase transparency and autonomy among test takers. This professor shares how.

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    8 Must-Read Books During Summer 2022

    These eight titles released by empowering female academics will help you reflect on your teaching and gear up for an exciting term ahead

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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 Education Technology In The Classroom Can Impact Student Learning

    Technology in the classroom is essential for increasing student engagement and empowering educators to create innovative learning…

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    A Marathon, Not A Sprint: The Hidden Power of Instructional Scaffolding

    Sharpen critical thinking skills with this teaching approach that puts reflection, feedback and collaboration front and center

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    Curriculum Development and the 3 Models – Updated 2022 [+ Free Course Plan Template]

    Learner-centric curriculum development can improve engagement, participation and outcomes in any online or in-person learning environment

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    7 Ways Dr. Christopher Emdin Reaches the Soul to Teach the Mind

    The award-winning ‘ratchetdemic’ educator and best-selling author on embracing our own vulnerabilities and struggles to connect…

  12. 31 Student Engagement Strategies For Any College Course

    Use these tactics and activities to ensure your students are engaged and active partners in the learning process

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    Students First, Curriculum Second: In Conversation With Bryan Dewsbury

    An expert on equitable teaching weighs in on how to support underrepresented students

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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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    How to Create a Simple Syllabus for Your College Classroom [+ Free Syllabus Template]

    A comprehensive syllabus is integral to creating an engaging and motivating learning experience. Get a free editable syllabus template for…

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    The 3 Phases of Curiosity: A Conversation with Cathy Davidson

    Learning by doing, self-directed lessons and re-thinking the role of research are keys to sparking curiosity in higher ed

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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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    The Best Apps for Building Community in Higher Ed [Updated 2022]

    Support student connections with these mobile apps. You’ll be able to improve asynchronous interactions and enable file and media sharing…

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    7 Top Hat Tips for a More Engaging Semester

    From interactive whiteboard tools to annotated feedback, these special Top Hat features make learning even more exciting