Accessing Thuze is easy! To begin your Thuze experience, the Client Services team will assign you your eTextbook, at which time you will receive an email with directions on how to access it.
Accessing your Thuze Course Materials:
To access Thuze on the web, visit http://learn.thuze.com and use the credentials provided in the welcome email.
To get the Thuze iPad app, click here or go to the App Store on your iPad, search for "Thuze", and download the free application. You may log in to the iPad application with the same username and password used to access Thuze on the web.
NOTE: You will need iOS version 5.0 or higher.
Android Tablet and Phone:
To get the Thuze Android app, click here or go to the Google Play Store on your Android Device, search for "Thuze", and download the free application. You may log in to the Android application with the same username and password used to access Thuze on the web.
NOTE: You will need a tablet or phone running Android version 2.3 (Gingerbread) or higher.
Retrieve your Username / Reset Your Password*
You can access your profile and/or change your password by clicking on the icon in the upper right hand corner of the Web Reader and selecting Profile from the menu.
Under "My Profile", you can reference and verify your User Name, First Name, Last Name, and Email Address, as well as upload a personalized avatar which will be associated with your name when sharing notes and discussions (to access your Profile on the iPad, select the "Social" icon in the upper-right hand corner of the reader, and then select "Profile" from the bottom-right hand corner).
NOTE: Your avatar may be a maximum of 4MB and should be uploaded as a .JPEG, .GIF, or .PNG.
To change your current password:
NOTE: A valid password has upper and lower case characters and numbers, is at least 8 characters long and no longer than 28 characters. Your password cannot contain your User Name or Email Address.
To retrieve your Username and/or reset your Password:
*You must login to the Web Reader to change or reset your password and retrieve your username.
Thuze makes it easy to navigate your digital course materials and locate sections.
To move from one section to another:
NOTE: If you are using the Thuze iPad or Android applications, to navigate to the previous section you can swipe backward with your finger. To navigate to the next section, swipe forward with your finger.
To move from one section to another with the Table of Contents:
Thuze features a search tool that allows you to search across your digital materials to find a particular word or phrase.
You will receive a list of all areas within the book that contain the terms. You can click or tap on the listed terms to navigate to the area in which the terms appear in your text.
Thuze will perform searches based on a variety of operators, including AND, OR, and NOT.
Use quotations to get an exact match with your search. Please note that Thuze cannot perform searches with special, non-alphanumeric characters.
Thuze allows you to download your digital course materials, giving you the flexibility to access materials in any way you see fit. While purchasing the eTextbook and from the Thuze Web Reader you can choose from multiple file types to download. You can download and save:
To access and download these files:
NOTE: If the PDF and/or Audio version was not purchased alongside the eTextbook from the Thuze Bookstore, to purchase and access the materials, click the Download icon in the upper right hand corner of the Thuze Web Reader and click "Buy Now" next to the file type you wish to acquire. You will be re-directed to the Thuze Bookstore where the materials can be purchased. Upon payment confirmation, the materials can be accessed and downloaded from the Thuze Web Reader.
*This feature is only available on the Thuze Web Reader
Thuze has a print feature built into the platform that allows to print on-demand, a single section or multiple sections, one chapter or all of them; it's up to you. You can also create a study guide by printing out your notes and highlights.
*This feature is only available on the Thuze Web Reader.
Thuze allows you to create notes and highlights within your eTextbook. Highlight text you feel is important and may want to refer back to later. Create notes to add your thoughts or cross-reference the content to something else.
To create a highlight:
1. Select some text by left clicking with your mouse (or tapping and holding on your iPad or Android device) and dragging it over the text you wish to select. Upon release, a toolbar will pop up.
2. Select the highlight button. The text should now be highlighted.
To change the color of your highlight:
NOTE: If you select a new color, it will stay for all new highlights until you change it. The new color will not affect highlights you have already made.
To create a note:
To edit or change the color of a note, simply click or tap the note button in the text. The note will open and you can edit the content of the note right in the text field. You can also change the color of the note by clicking the different color buttons.
NOTE: You can place up to 500 characters in the note box, including spaces.
To delete a note:
You can subscribe to notes that other readers are sharing for your book, and share your knowledge with other readers.
To share a note:
NOTE: When the note is private, the share icon will appear gray. When the note is public, the share icon will appear green.
To subscribe to Shared Notes*:
If you have shared one or more notes, your name will appear to others in the Shared Notes list, so other readers can subscribe to you.
You can unsubscribe by clicking on the same share button. This button will appear purple if you are subscribed to them, and gray if you are not. Within the text, others notes will be purple, with share indicators. These notes are read only and will contain the name of the person who created the note. Your shared notes will have green share indicators. If you change your mind, you can un-share a note by clicking the share icon again in the shared notes pane in the footer bar of your reader.
*This feature is no available on Android devices.
Reviewing Highlights and Notes
Thuze makes it easy to refer to the notations you've made in your text.
You can view all of your highlights and notes by clicking or tapping on the notations tab in the contents drop down of the top navigation bar, from here you can quickly navigate to the location in the text where you created the highlight and note.
The notebook is a place where you can review, manage, and edit all of the highlight and notes you create within the text. It serves as a study tool that helps you focus on the content that you need to remember. From the notebook you can edit, share, delete, filter, and change the color of your annotations.
To launch your notebook:
To edit, share, or un-share, change the color of, or delete any of your notes:
The filtering function at the top of the notebook, allows you to view only the color and type of annotation you wish to review. All of your highlights and notes will appear by default, but if you only wanted to see your orange notes, for example, deselect your green and blue note buttons, and all of your highlight buttons. Re-select to bring them back into view.
You can collapse sections that aren't important to review at this time by clicking or tapping on the arrow icon to the left of the Chapter or Section title. The back arrow to the right of the highlight or note lets you navigate to the place in the text where you created the annotation.