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Updating Your Circuits Course With Interactivity and Auto-Graded Homework

Based on the twelfth edition of the well-known textbook written by authors J. David Irwin and R. Mark Nelms, this zyVersion contains the complete text of the original textbook and adds interactive elements to help keep your students engaged.

zyBooks Digital Design with new zyLabs

See the variety of tools that provide an exceptionally hands-on approach to presenting digital design by combining theory and practice, including various web-based simulators, like a circuit simulator, finite-state machine simulator, high-level state machine simulator, datapath simulator, and more, plus numerous tools, like a Boolean algebra tool, a K-map minimizer tool, and more. 

Bringing Interactivity and Accountability to Your Controls Course

Please join us for a walkthrough of our Control Systems Engineering zyVersion. This zyVersion is based on the 8th edition of the well-known textbook written by author Norman S. Nise

Data Structures Essentials with zyLabs

In this webinar you will learn about our Data Structures Essentials titles along with our newly created labs for Data Structures in C++, Python, and Java.

Bringing Interactivity and Accountability to Your Thermodynamics Course

Based on the ninth edition of Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics by Michael J. Moran, Howard N. Shapiro, Daisie D. Boettner, and Margaret B. Bailey, this zyVersion contains the complete text of the original textbook interactive elements to help keep your students engaged.

Introducing: Data Science Foundations in zyBooks

Learn about the only interactive learning solution for Intro/Fundamentals of Data Science. This new zyBook covers data preprocessing, regression techniques, supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms, decision trees, neural networks, ensemble methods, and model evaluation techniques.

Managing Stress and Overcoming Burnout

For many computer science and engineering instructors, anxiety and stress are all too familiar feelings. To support our community of zyBooks instructors, we’re exploring the topic of mental health in STEM higher education and raising actionable strategies to help professors overcome burnout.

Nathan Tintle Presents: Introduction to Statistical Investigations now with zyBooks!

Join us for an exciting discussion with the author to learn more about the latest digital offering of his material!

Empowering Incoming Students in the HBCU CS Community

Join us for a live panel discussion with some of your colleagues in the HBCU computer science instructor community.

Bringing Interactivity and Accountability to Your Chemical Thermodynamics Course

Based on Koretsky’s Engineering and Chemical Thermodynamics textbook, this zyVersion includes over 150 animations and 500+ participation questions that help students engage and interact with the material.

Add Interactivity and Accountability to Mobile App Development

zyBooks utilizes the Say, Show, Ask approach to learning. With less text and more action, students learn through short readings (say), animations (show), and learning questions with answer-specific feedback (ask).

Silberschatz’s New zyVersion: Bringing Interactivity to Operating Systems

Learn the story behind our acquisition, our plans to convert trusted texts into intuitive and interactive zyVersions, and get a chance to evaluate the new Operating System zyVersion.

Mike Goodrich’s New zyVersion: Bringing Interactivity to Algorithm Design and Application Textbook

Based on Goodrich and Tamassia’s Algorithm Design and Applications 1/e, this zyVersion contains the complete text of the original plus new interactive animations and learning questions to engage the student.

Improving Academic Integrity with zyBooks Programming Tasks

The number of online courses are on the rise and so are the instances of cheating. See how zyBooks’ integrated tools deter and detect academic dishonesty.

Cay Horstmann presents new auto graded, interactive version of Java Late Objects

Cay Horstmann discusses teaching CS in a post-covid digital world. We will demonstrate his new zyBooks version of Big Java Late Objects (and a potential preview of upcoming C++).

Introducing Coral! A brand new flow chart language to teach program

Add autograded Coral activities to your CS0 and CS1 course to offer a simple introduction to programming.

Prepare Future Programmers with Project-Based Learning

Project-based learning offers an authentic and meaningful way to engage your programming students. Join us for a discussion with Dr. Dennis Sigur, Computer Science Instructor at Dillard University

Computer Organization and Design (MIPS) Updates Fall 2021

This recording shows the latest updates for the Computer Organization and Design zyBook, as well as a peek into what the Labs and Simulator will look like for our upcoming RISK V and ARM versions of this product.  Learn about the MIPS simulator, auto-graded labs, and more.

Save Time with Autograding in zyBooks

What if you could save an additional 5-10 hours per week, without sacrificing student results in your Computer Science courses?

Align materials to your course, not the other way around.

Let us guess, you’ve never been able to find a textbook that quite fits your course the way you’d like it to. Or, your students lack the basic math skills needed to be successful in your course, but you don’t want to assign a second book to focus on math. Let us show you how we can help.

Promoting Mental Health and Wellness in Undergraduate Students

In this webinar, we will share the current state of research on mental health in undergraduate engineering students, including ongoing research to understand the impact of COVID-19 on student well-being.

Simplifying Your Set Up with zyBooks Pre-Made Programming Courses

Our 10-week programming configurations for online learning + interactive homework + auto-graded labs literally require no setup.

Online Courses Need Not Be a Consolation Prize for Students

Learn how to teach online classes that students don’t just tolerate, but truly enjoy and thrive in academically.

zyBooks and zyLabs New Features

See how you can create your own sections, customize testing and grading tools, discourage cheating, and get detailed student engagement reports.

Teaching a CS Course In Just 6 Hours Per Week

Gain hours in your week through this efficient, effective, and fun approach to teaching CS. Learn how to minimize course setup and maintenance time.

Engaging Students in the Introduction to Programming Classroom

Many students often feel CS1 and CS2 courses are unnecessarily complex. Join zyBooks’ co-founder, Frank Vahid, as he examines how to re-think programming assignments through “Many Small Programs”, which creates a less overwhelming experience for students.