Webinar: Teaching a CS course in just 5 hrs per week

Does teaching online in the fall seem like a daunting task?   Description: Many CS teachers look for ways to improve CS courses. But improvements often require extensive time for setup, training, and/or throughout the term – time that we just don’t have. Frank Vahid, professor of Computer Science and Engineering at UC Riverside, spends […]

zyBooks Named 2020 CODiE Award Finalist

The team at zyBooks is excited to announce our recent selection as a SIIA Education Technology 2020 CODiE Award Finalist for Best Instructional Solution in Non-Core Areas! zyBooks has been named a 2020 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Instructional Solution in Non-Core Areas category. Award finalists represent applications, products and services from developers […]

Webinar: Introducing Coral

A New Language for Improved Learning of Coding. Thursday, April 9, 2020 from 1-2pm EST Description: Why Another Programming Language? Students in introductory programming classes often struggle early with the syntax and tools of commercial languages like Python, Java, or C++. As a result, an ultra-simple language, Coral, was born for students to learn programming, […]

Join Us In March For These Upcoming Events!

West Coast Computer Science: SIGCSE Where: Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon When: March 12-14, 2020 Visit the zyBooks team at room D139 and join moderator Alex von Rosenberg for a daring dialogue asking: What do students really want, and need, in CS1? And how does that compare with what instructors think? Where: Room D139 […]

Introducing zyBooks’ Similarity Checker

What is it? A report that gives instructors an easy way to compare student submissions on a zyLab and determine if the amount of similarity is acceptable. This report checks the similarity of each student’s latest, best submission of a specific zyLab, then shows the pairs of student submissions that are the most similar. Integrated […]