In this installation of the 3 Minute Audience Response System Comparison series we’re reviewing TopHat, a mobile classroom response system designed with the needs of higher education colleges and universities in mind.

Classroom response system Devices

TopHat is accessible via mobile, tablet or web devices. Students connect to TopHat from their device’s web browser using a special access code. Classroom response keypad devices are not offered or supported.

TopHat Software

TopHat’s software can be used to flip the classroom, gamify lessons, take attendance and engage students in interactive discussions. TopHat also offers a library of free and low-cost content created by educators.

Professors can assign homework, administer quizzes with auto-grading, import teaching materials to create assignments and record student progress in a gradebook. Their platform can furthermore be used to administer tests, quizzes and exams with supporting anti-cheating features and real-time proctor reports.

TopHat Customer Support

TopHat’s web-based success center provides telephone, live chat and email support.