Top Hat FAQs

What is Top Hat?

Top Hat is a Classroom Response System (CRS) that instructors can use inside and outside of the classroom. Top Hat provides a lecture tool that tracks attendance, asks questions, features interactive slides, and manages classroom discussions. Outside of the classroom, the platform features an InteractiveText platform where instructors can adopt, customize, or create content for their courses.

I accidentally signed up for Top Hat with the wrong email. Am I able to change it?

Yes, you can. You can follow these steps in order to change your email in Top Hat

  1. Login to Top Hat.
  2. Select your name or the Gear Cog in the top right corner
  3. Select My Account.
  4. Change your email.
  5. Press Save at the bottom.

Yes, there is. You can follow these steps in orde to unlink your Brightspace course with Top Hat:

  1. Login to Top Hat.
  2. Enter the course that is connected to Canvas.
  3. Select the settings gear in the top right corner of the page
  4. Select Course Settings
  5. Select LMS Integration & Sync
  6. Select Disconnect right above the box listing your Canvas course's name
  7. Choose how you want to disconnect

Yes there is. You can follow these steps in order to unlink your Canvas course with Top Hat:

  1. Login to Top Hat.
  2. Enter the course that is connected to Canvas.
  3. Select the settings gear in the top right corner of the page
  4. Select Course Settings
  5. Select LMS Integration & Sync
  6. Select Disconnect right above the box listing your Canvas course's name
  7. Choose how you want to disconnect

Can I move my Top Hat grade item in my I-Learn gradebook into a category?

It is possible to move the item into a category but it is not recommended. Once the grades are synced again the grade item will pop back out of the category.

Can I used Top Hat from my iPad?

Yes you can. You can download the Top Hat Lecture app and then sign in with your teacher account credentials. You can present from your iPad to the whole class.

Can I use the Top Hat app as an instructor from my Android phone or iPhone?

Yes. Just find the app in the Play Store, or App Store.