Better Learning Online

To help students succeed in college STEM courses, UC Riverside computer scientist Frank Vahid created zyBooks — interactive STEM learning material native for the web.

Reimagined Textbooks Adapt to Student Learning

One UA associate professor has put a modern spin on an old classic — the textbook — by using zyBooks in his electrical and computer engineering courses. Read more ››

zyBooks to Create Interactive Edition of Computer Organization “Gold Standard” Textbook

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has contracted with online interactive textbook provider, zyBooks, to create a web-based interactive edition of the market-leading Computer Organization and Design, Fifth Edition (David A. Patterson & John L. Hennessy, 2013) textbook Read the full press release

Web Platform Seeks to Give Students an Alternative to the ‘Wall of Text’

It’s difficult to keep students engaged — and awake — when assigning them readings from long and often dull textbooks. Two researchers wanted to change that.

Success in learning and teaching

Wendy Hankes has taught high school classes for 24 years and is an expert at picking up new things fast. But when the principal of Big Spring High School in Pennsylvania asked her to teach a brand new Intro to Java course the next school year, even Ms. Hankes was overwhelmed. “I was going to […]