Details of upcoming central and site training for Top Hat
Centrally provided training
Introduction to Top Hat
Introductory training sessions for academic year 2021-22 will start in August. There will be four sessions held before the start of teaching. Sessions will then continue monthly until the end of teaching in April/May.
Please note that the introductory course is intended for users new to Top Hat but is open to all staff if they require a refresher.
The Introduction to Top Hat course will cover the basics of:
- creating creating and organising content
- presenting content
- polling an audience
- scheduling out of class activities - Homework and Review
Confirmed sessions for semester 1:
|15th October 2021||1000 to 1200||Online via Collaborate|
|19th November 2021||1000 to 1200||Online via Collaborate|
|17th December 2021||1000 to 1200||Online via Collaborate|
Confirmed sessions for semester 2:
- To be confirmed
To book a place on one of the sessions please visit our event booking channel:
Or our learning technology web pages:
For Top Hat training go to the Online Communities section.
Please note that centrally provided training sessions are usually held in our training facility in Argyle House on Lady Lawson Street:
However during the Covid-19 pandemic, all sessions will be held online in Collaborate.
Local on site training
Local training in Schools and campuses around the University can also be arranged, where you can gather 5 or more attendees. These are best held in a computer lab with projection facilities or a room where attendees can bring and use laptops. During the Covid-19 pandemic, these can also be held online.
If you would like to arrange a session please:
The workbook used in the training sessions is available from the IS Skills Development document catalogue.
Introduction to Top Hat (EASE login required)