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What is Top Hat?

Top Hat is a platform for polling students during class, hosting online activities and reading, and more. TopHat leverages students' internect-connected devices as teaching tools. With Top Hat instructors can:

  • Sync lecture slides with student's devices so they can follow along in real-time.
  • Share student responses and correct answers to questions posed in class.
  • Import free interactive questions from the Top Hat Marketplace.

Where do you go to use it?

Top Hat is a separate platform from Canvas. You and your students sign in at the Top Hat website to use its features. Top Hat can export grades to our LMS, Canvas.


Trying Out Top Hat

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Every new professor that decides to use Top Hat receives a dedicated in-house instructional designer. Tophat's team of 40+ instructional designers onboard, train, and work one-on-one with instructors to ensure they're fully ready to use Top Hat the first day of class.

If you are interested and have questions you can contact Kristy Wong at Top Hat

Kristy Wong

Educational Technology Consultant


t: 647.694.3466