The year was 1979, the screen was black and the text was orange. This was the year Dr. Nelly Cardinale purchased her first computer, an Apple II. It came with four textbooks on programming and nothing else. “If you wanted to do anything on the computer back then, you had to do it yourself,” Cardinale […]
If a picture is worth 1,000 words, animations are worth 5,000—at least, that’s one of the principles underlying interactive online textbook replacements zyBooks. Another principle: Students should interact and engage with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning as if they’re in dialogue with their education. Read more ››
To help students succeed in college STEM courses, UC Riverside computer scientist Frank Vahid created zyBooks — interactive STEM learning material native for the web.
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 ››
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