What is Top Hat?

Top Hat is a student engagement platform that instructors can use inside and outside of the classroom. This complete end-to-end tool is compatible with the devices your students already use, such as cell phones and laptops—no need for extra hardware. Top Hat’s platform goes beyond Clickers, allowing you to: Upload your slides, add annotations and […]

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How Top Hat Works

Professors ask questions. Students submit responses via WiFi or SMS using their own devices (phones, laptops, tablets, etc.) Results are shown in real-time. For additional information, take a look at the Top Hat Classroom Engagement Features Interactive Polling No clickers required. Students use their own devices including phones, laptops, or tablets to participate in polls. […]

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Getting Started: TopHat for Instructors

Setup Details Create your own account (1 minute) https://app.tophat.com/register/teacher/ Schedule and receive an one-on-one training session (1 hour) from the TopHat Team by emailing DU’s Account Director Forrest Kutscher, forrest@tophat.com Alternatively, view the Professor Orientation videos for self-paced learning  Creating Your Account and Courses Creating and Using Questions Adding and Managing Students (optional) Upload Slide Presentations (optional) Tracking and […]

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Getting Started: TopHat for Students

Students will be required to purchase a license for Top Hat. The cost is $24 for access for four months or $36 for 12 months, and $72 access for 5-years. Subscriptions can be purchased through the Bookstore with any accepted form of payment (including financial aid) OR online at the Top Hat web site with a major credit card. […]

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