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Thursday, February 21, 2013
Pearson, Top Hat Monocle Partner
While clickers have become part of college
students’ everyday lives, it was only a matter of time before something better
came along. The new distribution agreement between Top Hat Monocle and Pearson may offer just
The agreement allows students who buy
participating Pearson textbooks to purchase an additional subscription for the
Top Hat Monocleinteractive learning application tool. For $20 per semester or $38 for
a five-year subscription, students gain access to a tool thatreplaces the classroom clicker with their mobile
device, allowing them to answer questions or polls in class, run interactive
demonstrations, download course notes, and submit homework.
Pearsonis also working to integrate its higher education
content into the Top Hat Monocle platform and will make its high-demand titles
available on it at the start of the fall 2013 semester.