Jones & Bartlett Learning Textbook Wins 2021 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award
Burlington, MA, March 9, 2021-- The Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA) recently named Jones & Bartlett Learning’s The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture, Fifth Edition as a 2021 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award winner. The William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award recognizes textbooks and learning materials whose excellence has been demonstrated over time.
“We’re thrilled to see Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture honored with this award and greatly appreciate our authors’ hard work and commitment to the success of this title, ” said Ned Hinman, Product Manager at Jones & Bartlett Learning.
"The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture, together with the associated online learning materials provide an excellent introduction to the Computer Science curriculum. It addresses a very technical and detail-oriented topic in an approachable way that makes Computer Architecture understandable for students who might otherwise struggle. It covers a tremendous breadth of information that makes it easy for any instructor to select the specific concepts to cover in a course,” says the judge from TAA.
Overall, six textbooks were selected to receive the 2021 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Awards. Works are judged by textbook authors and subject matter experts for their merits in four areas: pedagogy, content/scholarship, writing, and appearance/design.
The awardees will be recognized during an online textbook awards ceremony at 1 p.m. ET on Friday, March 19, 2021.
About Jones & Bartlett Learning
Jones & Bartlett Learning is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment, and learning-performance management solutions for the secondary education, post-secondary education, and professional markets. Jones & Bartlett Learning develops educational programs and services that improve learning outcomes and enhance student achievement by combining authoritative content written by respected authors with innovative, proven, and engaging technology applications that meet the diverse needs of today's instructors, students, and professionals. For more information on Jones & Bartlett Learning, visit http://www.jblearning.com.
About Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA)
The Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA) provides professional development resources, events, and networking opportunities for textbook authors and authors of scholarly journal articles and books. Established in 1987 by math author Mike Keedy, TAA is the only national, nonprofit membership association dedicated solely to assisting textbook and academic authors. TAA's name was changed from "Text and Academic Authors Association" to "Textbook & Academic Authors Association" in 2016 to offer a clearer identity for TAA in light of the new meaning of "texting" on smart devices today. To learn more visit https://www.taaonline.net/about-taa.