Top Hat visiting Penn State campuses to help increase engagement in courses

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Top Hat is partnering with Penn State’s Harrisburg, Altoona and Hazleton campuses to offer a series of workshops Feb. 27–29 designed to enhance faculty’s use of Top Hat.

Top Hat is an engagement platform that has tools educators and institutions can use to deliver interactive and personalized learning.

Each Top Hat On Campus Day will consist of an overview of the most powerful Top Hat features, including discussions and polling, assessment options and customizable content. There also will be faculty speakers discussing their experiences using Top Hat and a book fair to learn about Top Hat’s content capabilities, including open and affordable educational resources.

Top Hat will be at Penn State Harrisburg 10 a.m.–3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at Penn State Altoona 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28, and at Penn State Hazleton 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 29.

The workshops are ideal for longtime users, newcomers or those just interested in enhancing student engagement. While sessions will be hosted on individual campuses, they are open to faculty from any Penn State campus. In-person attendance is recommended; however, a virtual option will be available for those who can’t attend in person.

To view daily agendas and register, visit the Top Hat on Campus webpage.