Digital Textbook Spotlight

Integrating Concepts in Biology (ICB) is a living digital textbook that presents the main concepts of biology in a new, comprehensive format for majors' introductory biology courses. ICB:

  • - Focuses on 5 “Big Ideas” at 5 size scales so students attain deeper understanding of major concepts rather than disjointed facts
  • - Emphasizes experimental design and data interpretation
  • - Employs pedagogy that maximizes student learning and retention