How Programming Professor Dennis Sigur Effectively Uses Project-Based Learning

Project-based learning is an authentic, meaningful way to engage students. Computer Science Instructor Dennis Sigur describes how to implement the method.

How Professor Peg Fisher helps girls pursue STEM

Anyone fortunate enough to connect with Peg Fisher will immediately notice her passion for education. So it may be surprising to hear that this advocate originally pursued a different path. It was after a few years into her role as a programmer for a major insurance company that Peg realized, “I could make a bigger […]

Why Cay Horstmann Thinks Now is a Great Time for Interactive Materials

Interactive textbooks are helping to drive success for this generation of students. Cay Hortsmann says now is a great time for students, authors, and professors.

4 Ways STEM Instructors Can Beat Burnout and Manage Stress with Dr. Lisa Jaremka

Feeling stressed out? Dr. Lisa Jaremka shares mental health research and stress management strategies to help higher ed instructors overcome burnout.

Meet the zyCommunity

As a professor-founded company, we often say, “Students first, instructors a close second.” So when the world changed and our instructors needed connection more than ever, we knew we had to help. In addition to introducing our COVID-19 Digital Care Package, developing best practices on how to pivot to online learning, and more, we looked […]