It has the same words, same figures, same examples, same chapter numbers, same practice questions... all content is just like the retail edition popularly used for self-study!
Compared to the Retail Edition:
Adds: Chapter Summary
Adds: Premium Edition eBook Included
Changes: Color Printing
Changes: Wider and Taller Pages
Instructor resource site, plus important small changes to the book features for better use in the classroom
Exact Same Content as the Popular Retail Edition... but Built for Colleges.
The CCENT ICND1 Academic Edition Cert Guide