Supported by ZyBooks
"Programming is hard, but all the logins are harder" -- Said by a UCR student
Instructors often don't realize how complex CS courses have become ("feature creep"). zyBooks provide an outstanding interactive textbook, auto-grading homework system, and program auto-grader, all seamlessly integrated into ONE platform (with only one login -- or none via LMS integration). That's a key reason nearly all faculty come back, and why students ask to access our zyBooks even if their professor is using a different book. We'll show how our comprehensive solution leads to smooth courses that students love -- even if hard.
"I enjoy grading programs" -- Said by nobody
CS is experiencing explosive growth, which pushes our grading resources to the limit. Auto-grading saves huge amounts of time. Students get more practice and immediate feedback, so they can improve quickly. We've learned how to do auto-grading even better, like with automated hints in homework problems, or using many small programs in CS1. We'll show how easy it is to create auto-graded programming assignments, and tell you about our large set of zyBooks-maintained labs -- so you can focus on the parts of teaching you really enjoy.