Get Top Hat Certified and Maximize the Impact of Your Course

Earn your Top Hat Innovative Educator Certification at Top Hat Engage 2022

What is the Top Hat Innovative Educator Certification?

The Top Hat Innovative Educator Certification is the mark of distinction for educators who are committed to taking their teaching to the next level—and focused on awakening curiosity for every student.

Our Level 1 Foundations Top Hat Certification course equips you with the skills to make the most of Top Hat’s core features, enabling you to adopt, customize and create interactive educational content, leverage Top Hat’s assessment tools to see what students are learning and better engage your students—before, during and after class.

Our Level 2 Advanced Top Hat Certification will make your teaching even more effective, equipping you with research-supported best practices on teaching and learning to use in your classroom, and creating educational courseware that ensures lasting and impactful student experiences.

Our Level 3 Innovator Top Hat Certification is designed for individuals who’ve completed the Advanced certification and focuses on combining Top Hat with proven pedagogical practices to enhance the overall value of course delivery. Led by some of North America’s most innovative educators, this program examines the role of access, belonging and engagement in ensuring students receive and perceive meaningful value from their educational experience.

Why you should get Top Hat Certified

Top Hat Certification is designed for existing Top Hat instructors looking to enhance their knowledge of core Top Hat features, and master the tools necessary to meet a variety of learning objectives inside and outside the classroom. Learn to use Top Hat’s full set of assessment capabilities to get a comprehensive view of every students’ performance, course correct in real time and ensure students succeed.

A Top Hat Certification is a great way to build and share knowledge, gain experience using successful strategies and stand out as an innovative educator who is mastering the use of technology for educational content delivery. Existing Top Hat customers who have basic-to-intermediate familiarity with using Top Hat are encouraged to register.

    Level 1Foundations Top Hat Certification

    Facilitating engagement in learning before, during and after class

    • Part 1 | Foundations of teaching with technology

      This introductory session covers the basics of teaching with technology, introduces you to Top Hat’s approach to end-to-end teaching, and demonstrates how you can start facilitating active learning in your course

    • Part 2 | Driving effective student behaviour outside of class

      This hands-on workshop covers various strategies for driving and motivating students to do pre-class preparation, and how to use feedback from activities to adjust your lessons and ensure students succeed

    • Part 3 | Creating effective active learning experiences during class

      This interactive session will teach you the best practices for creating an engaging lecture with Top Hat, and how to use real-time feedback to keep learners motivated

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