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Data Structures with zyLabs Webinar

Senior Content Developer Evan Olds demonstrates how students can engage with learning questions and animations in these new language-specific data structures zyBooks. Product Development Lead Joe Mazzone shows the advanced capabilities now available in zyLabs for Data Structures.
April 24, 2024/by Patrick Thornham

New zyLabs for Web Programming and Database Systems with SQL

In this webinar Product Lead, Joe Mazzone, shows variety of improvements to our Web Programming and Database labs.
March 7, 2024/by Patrick Thornham

Machine Learning with zyLabs

Author Aimee Schwab-McCoy shows how students can write and edit live code, create data visualizations, and output images right in the zyBook. Jupyter notebooks are embedded in the zyBook, so students work with real-world, professional tools.
March 6, 2024/by Patrick Thornham

Advanced zyLabs Best Practices

In this webinar, zyLabs Product Lead Joe Mazzone shows how to use our Advanced zyLabs in some innovative ways, including using custom test benches, sandbox environments for students, and real-time collaboration.
January 18, 2024/by Patrick Thornham

Data Science Foundations Concepts and Pathways

Aimee Schwab-McCoy leads a tour of the Data Science Foundations zyBook, showing Jupyter Notebook integration, autograded homework activities, and the interactive content available in this title.
November 2, 2023/by Patrick Thornham

Introducing Networking with CompTIA Network+ by zyBooks

We are happy to announce our latest IT zyBook – Introduction to Networking with CompTIA Network+. Watch the demo with authors Frank Marsaglia and Daniel Goodman
October 10, 2023/by Patrick Thornham

Reverse Engineer Your Engineering Course with Matthew Liberatore

Join author and professor Matthew Liberatore for a webinar covering the features and findings of his Material and Energy Balances zyBook
February 23, 2023/by Patrick Thornham

Introducing Security with CompTIA Security+ and zyLabs by zyBooks

We are proud to introduce our latest zyBook - Introduction to Security with CompTIA Security+. This is the first complete course and labs solution designed for the classroom (live or online), presenting in-depth fundamentals of security with the skills required to succeed on the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.
February 9, 2023/by Patrick Thornham

The 6 Pillars of Online Teaching: An instructor discussion

Struggling to initiate connection, engagement, and motivation in your online students? Check out our on-demand webinar.
December 13, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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.
November 2, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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. 
October 31, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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
October 26, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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.
September 28, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

Dr. Frank Vahid presents: Tips and best practices for running successful CS courses

A Smooth Term & Successful Students
August 17, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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.
May 26, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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.
April 29, 2022/by Patrick Thornham
Professor Cay Horstmann

Cay Horstmann Presents: Java Late Objects and Big C++ Late Objects now with zyBooks!

Cay Horstmann Presents:
Java Late Objects and Big C++
now with zyBooks!
April 15, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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.
April 6, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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).
March 24, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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.
March 9, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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.
February 11, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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.
February 10, 2022/by Ricky Porco
Professor Cay Horstmann

Cay Horstmann presents new auto graded, interactive version of Big 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++).
February 3, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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.
January 31, 2022/by Patrick Thornham
Interactive Learning Materials - zyBooks

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
January 28, 2022/by Ricky Porco

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?
January 3, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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.
January 1, 2022/by Patrick Thornham

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.
August 15, 2021/by Patrick Thornham

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.
May 9, 2021/by Ricky Porco

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.
May 9, 2021/by Ricky Porco

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.
July 29, 2020/by Ricky Porco

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.
October 30, 2019/by Ricky Porco