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Teach networking and CompTIA Network+ certification with the only interactive course and labs designed specifically for classroom instruction

Introduction to Networking with CompTIA Network+ is the first complete course with labs designed for the classroom (live or online), presenting in-depth fundamentals of networking with the skills required to succeed on the CompTIA Network+ certification exam.

  • Advanced auto-graded virtual machine-based labs are built in-house by zyBooks authors and fully integrated with the interactive content, saving you prep and grading time
  • Customizable course material is continually updated and new labs are added regularly
  • Updated practice exam questions cover everything you need to prepare students for the Network+ (N10-008) certification
Stop struggling to mash self-study guides with outdated labs to teach your class; get started right away

What is a zyBook?

Introduction to Networking with CompTIA Network+ is a web-native, interactive zyBook that helps students visualize concepts to learn faster and more effectively than with a traditional textbook. (Check out our research.)

Since 2012, over 1,200 universities and colleges across the country have adopted web-native zyBooks to transform their STEM education.

zyBooks benefit both students and instructors:

  • Instructor benefits
  • Customize your course by reorganizing existing content or adding your own
  • Continuous publication model automatically updates your course with the latest content and technologies
  • Robust reporting gives you insight into students’ progress, reading and participation
  • Save time with auto-graded labs and challenge activities that seamlessly integrate with your LMS gradebook
  • Build quizzes and exams with included test questions
  • Student benefits
  • Learning questions and other content serve as an interactive form of reading
  • Instant feedback on labs and homework
  • Concepts come to life through extensive animations embedded into the interactive content
  • Save chapters as PDFs to reference the material at any time
  • Self-study practice exams to help prepare for certification

The Power of zyBooks Labs

All labs in Introduction to Networking with CompTIA Network+  are developed in-house by zyBooks authors and run on live virtual machines, the gold standard in IT education.

These VM-based lab assignments expose students to the complex challenges of real systems, allowing them to apply theoretical concepts to real hardware, operating systems, applications and tools.


Frank Marsaglia
M.S. Computer Science / University of Illinois–Springfield

Daniel Goodman
M.S. Information Systems / Pace University


Dr. Babak Shoraka
MSc Software and Systems Security – University of Oxford / M.S. Computer Science – University of Florida / Ph.D. Information Systems – Nova Southeastern University

Erica Perich 
B.S. Mathematics Education / Brigham Young University

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