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2014 TAA Textbook Award Winners

TAA McGuffey Longevity AwardTAA Textbook Excellence AwardTAA Promising New Textbook AwardThe Text and Academic Authors Association has announced its 2014 textbook award winners. Fourteen awards were given in three different award categories. One textbook was awarded a 2014 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award (McGuffey), 11 textbooks were awarded 2014 Textbook Excellence Awards (Texty), and two textbooks were awarded 2014 Most Promising New Textbook Awards.

The McGuffey Award is awarded to recognize textbooks and learning materials whose excellence has been demonstrated over time, the Texty Award is awarded to recognize excellence in current textbook and learning materials in their 2nd edition or later, and the Most Promising New Textbook Award is awarded to recognize excellence in first year edition textbooks and learning materials.

The awards will be presented during an awards luncheon at TAA’s 27th Annual Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference in Baltimore, Maryland June 21, 2013.

2014 McGuffey Winner (College)

Calculus: Early Transcendental FunctionsCalculus: Early Transcendental Functions

6th ed.

By Ron Larson

Published by Cengage Learning

College: Mathematics/Statistics



2014 Texty Winners (College)

Mergers, Acquisitions and Other Restructuring ActivitiesMergers, Acquisitions, and Other Restructuring Activities

7th ed.

By Donald DePamphilis

Published by Elsevier/Academic Press

College: Accounting/Business/Economics/Management



Materials: Engineering, Science, Processing, and DesignMaterials: Engineering, Science, Processing and Design

3rd ed.

By Dr. Hugh Shercliff, Dr. David Cebon and Mike Ashby
Published by Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann

College: Computer Science/Engineering




Finite Elements in Fracture MechanicsFinite Elements in Fracture Mechanics


3rd ed.

By Meinhard Kuna

Published by Springer Dordrecht, The Netherlands

College: Computer Science/Engineering





Practical Open Source OfficePractical PCPractical Computer LiteracyPPractical Microsoft Office 2013ractical Series: Practical Computer Literacy, Practical PC, Practical Microsoft Office Practical Open Source Office

4-7th ed.

By June Jamrich Parsons, Dan Oja, and Donna Mulder 

Published by Cengage Learning

College: Computer Science/Engineering

Computer Organization and DesignComputer Organization and Design

5th ed.

By David Patterson and John Hennessy

Published by Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann

College: Computer Science/Engineering



Data and Computer CommunicationsData and Computer Communications


10th ed.

By William Stallings

Published by Pearson Education, Inc.

College: Computer Science/Engineering




Python Programming in Context
Python Programming in Context


2nd ed.

By Bradley Miller and David Ranum

Published by Jones & Bartlett Learning

College: Computer Science/Engineering



PreCalculusPre-Calculus

9th ed.

By Ron Larson

Published by Cengage Learning

College: Mathematics/Statistics



Groundwater ScienceGroundwater Science


2nd ed.

By Charles Fitts

Published by Elsevier

College: Physical Sciences



BiogeochemistryBiogeochemistry: An Analysis of Global Change

3rd ed.

By Dr. William H. Schlesinger and Emily S. Bernhardt

Published by Elsevier/Academic Press

College: Physical Sciences



2014 Texty Winner (El-Hi)

Big Ideas MathBig Ideas Math: A Common Core Curriculum

2nd ed.

By Ron Larson and Laurie Boswell

Published by Big Ideas Learning, LLC

El-Hi: Mathematics/Statistics


2014 Most Promising New Textbook Winners (College)

Research Methods for the Behavioral SciencesResearch Methods for the Behavioral Sciences
1st ed.

By Dr. Gregory J. Privitera
Published by SAGE Publications, Inc. 

College: Humanities/Social Sciences



Animal Behavior: Concepts, Methods, and Applications
Animal Behavior: Concepts, Methods, and Applications


1st ed.

By Shawn Nordell and Thomas Valone 

Published by Oxford University Press USA

College: Life Sciences

 
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