ECE associate professor Roman Lysecky has put a modern spin on an old classic — the textbook — by using zyBooks in his electrical and computer engineering courses.
By Emily Litvack, University Relations – Communications
A new edtech startup, zyBooks, is taking a "less text, more action" approach to an old classroom staple: the textbook.
The company's online, interactive books, designed primarily for lower-division STEM courses, have been brought into University of Arizona classrooms by Roman Lysecky, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The UA is one of some 250 universities using zyBooks today.
Lysecky thinks adapting to different kinds of student learning should be the goal of an instructor.
"We're supposed to help more students be successful and gain knowledge," he says... Read Complete Article