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BJU Press eTextbooks for Christian Schools

eTextbooks for Students

Stay on the leading edge of technology with BJU Press eTextbooks! eTextbooks mean lighter loads for students and improved accessibility for students who use laptops or tablets. Parents will appreciate the increased level of student engagement that eTextbooks can provide.

BJU Press eTextbooks are offered through the VitalSource Bookshelf® platform. Delivering digital content to more than 1.6 million users on 6,000 campuses in 180 countries, VitalSource® is the preferred and most used e-textbook platform in higher education today.

  • Simple process—After the book is purchased, the student/parent signs up for a free VitalSource Bookshelf account online, enters the special code received from BJU Press, and receives the eTextbook in his virtual bookshelf.
  • Anywhere, anytime access—The student gets three-way access to his eTextbook: desktop, online and mobile for an entire year. Free apps which allow offline viewing are available for PC, Mac®, Apple® (iPad® and iPhone®) and Android devices. (Will not work with the Windows Surface RT.)
  • Study features—Students can highlight text, define text (Apple only), write notes, and search eTextbook contents and notes.
  • Note-sharing—Students can share notes or subscribe to friends' or teachers' notes. Notes are synchronized across all devices.
  • Page fidelity—Pagination in both hard copy textbooks and eTextbooks is the same, enabling all students to be on the same page no matter which version they use in the classroom.

Student eTextbooks are currently available for the following grades and subjects.

  • Math 6–12
  • Science 1–12
  • Heritage Studies 1–12
  • Reading 1–6
  • Literature 7–12
  • Secondary Spanish 1–3

See a complete list of all eTextbooks available.

Tutorial Videos

VitalSource Administrator Tutorial Part 1—An overview of the VitalSource eTextbook Distribution process
VitalSource Administrator Tutorial Part 2—An explanation of features such as Groups and Delegation in the VitalSource eTextbook Distribution process
VitalSource Installation Tutorial—How to download, install, and redeem the VitalSource eTextbook

For more information, call 800.845.5731 or contact your Precept Territory Manager.

MediaSuite Edition for Teachers

The MPS MediaSuite Edition for Teachers provides a complete editable version of the student textbook, designed specifically for use on a Mac® or PC with an interactive whiteboard (IWB), such as SMART®Board, Promethean®, or Mimio.®

This innovative teaching tool includes many common IWB features, allowing teachers to highlight, annotate, link to video or audio clips, and even add new content or pages into their own unique version. To enhance student interaction during the class period, teachers can build quizzes directly into their version of the eTextbook.

Don't have an interactive whiteboard? No worries! You can still use the features described below and share them with your class via a computer and projector. The IWB functionality simply helps you make your instruction time a bit more interactive. But whether you have an IWB or not, we're sure that the MediaSuite Teacher's Edition will help you take your teaching to the next level.

The teacher can

  • Edit, highlight, and annotate content
  • Link to audio and video, including Teacher Tools Online content
  • Build and conduct quizzes and timed activities
  • Use the Screen Reveal Tool
  • Save multiple versions
  • Access this edition for 5 years
  • Enhance student interaction during class

MediaSuite eTextbooks for Teachers are currently available for the following grades and subjects.

  • Math 1–12
  • Science 1–12
  • Heritage Studies 1–12
  • Reading 1–6
  • Literature 7–12
  • Secondary Spanish 1–3

See a complete list of all MediaSuite editions available.

Tutorial Videos

MediaSuite Administrator Tutorial—An overview of the MediaSuite eTextbook Distribution process
MediaSuite Teacher Tutorial—How to download, install, and redeem the MediaSuite eTextbook

For more information, call 800.845.5731 or contact your Precept Territory Manager.

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