Guide to First-Year Writing Textbook

All ENGL 1101 and 1102 classes use an interactive textbook written by the LDS administration and hosted by Top Hat. To learn more, here are some resources:

GSU Top Hat Training Guide

Most questions are answered in this guide.

Top Hat Professor Accounts

The first thing you will need to do is set up a Top Hat account.

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LDS Contact

For most questions related to the textbook, please email Ashley Shaw at

Top Hat Support

For Top Hat technical support, please call +1(888) 663-5491 or email (Monday- Friday | 9AM – 9PM EST).