1. 15 Educators Sum Up Their Biggest Challenges in 2020

    Communication, motivation and engagement tested higher ed instructors this fall. Here’s how to address these pain points in the new year.

  2. Ed-on-Ed: College Enrollment Is the Latest Casualty of the Pandemic

    Get insights on the effects of community on academic outcomes and more in our roundup of the top trends in higher ed

  3. Ed-on-Ed: Isolation and Paranoia Characterize the Fall Semester

    Get insights on pass-fail grading requests and more in our roundup of the top trends in higher ed

  4. Ed-on-Ed: Silent Meetings Yield the Loudest Results in Online Classes

    Get insights on concerns around holiday travel plans and more in our roundup of the top trends in higher ed

  5. Ed-on-Ed: Enrollment Plummets Among International and First-Year Students

    Get insights on freshman challenges and more in our roundup of the top trends in higher ed

  6. Ed-on-Ed: What Biden’s Presidency Could Mean for Higher Ed Students

    Get insights on Joe Biden’s impact on college tuition and more in our roundup of the top trends in higher ed

  7. Performance-Based Assessment: How to Implement It in the Classroom

    Performance assessment is an increasingly common assessment method that offers significant advantages over traditional high-stakes testing

  8. Ed-on-Ed: Addressing Civil Unrest in Higher Education

    Get insights on colleges’ plans to protect students during election week and more in our roundup of the top trends in higher ed

  9. Ed-on-Ed: Ease Student Conflict Ahead of the Election

    Get insights on avoiding student unrest post-election and more in our roundup of the top trends in higher ed this week

  10. Why Digital Textbooks Are Essential For College Students in 2021

    Digital textbooks allow students to learn in a way that is more flexible and empathetic to their needs—especially important in online and…

  11. How COVID-19 May Forever Change the Way Professors Teach

    Reductions in funding, immersive course materials and a mixture of in-person and virtual courses may alter higher ed as we know it

  12. Seven Inspiring Books Every Educator Should Read

    Spring break is a great time to relax and catch up on your reading list, from J.D. Vance’s debut memoir to Tony Wagner’s manifesto on…

  13. Technology in Education: Emerging Trends for 2020

    Customized learning experiences, diverse content delivery mechanisms and data leveraged to improve student outcomes will all impact higher…

  14. Ed Tech in the Classroom: The Biggest Benefits and Challenges

    How educational technology in the classroom works for one communications professor —and some changes she’d like to see

  15. Over 3.5 Million Students Have Used Top Hat

    After a decade of disrupting higher education, Top Hat CEO and co-founder Mike Silagadze examines the company’s growth by the numbers

  16. How to Use Textbooks to Teach Generation Z

    The newest cohort of college students has a markedly different and more productive relationship with digital technology than their…

  17. Why Are Textbooks So Expensive?

    Examining an industry in turmoil

  18. Behind the Soaring Cost of College Textbooks

    We look at the figures, the consequences—and the solutions

  19. The Downsides of Using Older Editions of Textbooks

    Textbook prices continue to be out of control—and one of the most common ways that students get around the issue of high prices is through…

  20. What Happened When Ohio University Transitioned to Digital Textbooks

    OU professors share how their institution's 2017 partnership with Top Hat has had ripple effects on everything from content delivery to…