Move could signal a larger shift in focus toward in-class engagement, officials said.

college-engagementThe Ohio State University is rolling out Top Hat campus wide as the selected classroom engagement system to nearly 65,000 students and 7,000 faculty members.

The rollout started May 1, 2015 in a renewed focus on creating an active learning environment in the classroom.

“The classroom has hardly changed in over 50 years,” said Mike Silagadze, CEO of Top Hat. “There has been a lot of focus on online learning and almost none on the in-class experience in the service of...

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