Member Spotlight: Stephen E. Gillen

Guide to Rights Clearance & Permissions for scholarly, educational, and trade publishingStephen E. GillenTAA member Stephen E. Gillen is a Partner at Wood Herron & Evans, an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati and an author in the law writing discipline.

His most recent publication is Guide to Rights Clearance & Permissions in scholarly, educational, and trade publishing. He is also the author of Guide to Textbook Publishing Contracts and co-author of Writing and Developing Your College Textbook: A Comprehensive Guide, 3rd edition. [Read more…]

Member Spotlight: Noelle Sterne

Noelle SterneChallenges in Writing Your Dissertation: Coping With the Emotional, Interpersonal, and Spiritual StrugglesTAA member Noelle Sterne is an Independent Academic Editor, Author, Consultant, and Writing and Creativity Coach. She is an industry professional with experience in the English, Education, Nursing, Faculty Development, and Social Sciences writing disciplines.

Her most recent publication is Challenges in Writing Your Dissertation: Coping With the Emotional, Interpersonal, and Spiritual Struggles (Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2015). She published two other books previously: a spiritual self-help book and a children’s book of original dinosaur riddles. She has also published over 400 essays, writing craft articles, short stories, poems in print and online publications and blogs. She contributes regularly to four publications: TAA’s blog, Abstract, Two Drops of Ink, Transformation Coaching, and FromAddict2Advocate. [Read more…]

Member Spotlight: Kathleen P. King

Dr. Kathleen P. KingTechnology and Innovation in Adult Learning - a 2018 TAA Textbook Excellence Award winnerTAA member Kathleen P. King is a Professor at the University of Central Florida, CEO of Transformation Education LLC, and both a textbook and academic author in the education, faculty development, and adult learning writing disciplines.

Her most recent publication, Technology and Innovation in Adult Learning published by Wiley/Jossey-Bass, is a 2018 Textbook Excellence Award (“Texty”) winner. She has published 32 books – 22 as author/co-author/editor and 10 as series editor. [Read more…]

Member Spotlight: John Bond

John BondScholarly Publishing: A PrimerTAA member John Bond is a Publishing Consultant with Riverwinds Consulting and an author in the communication writing discipline.

His most recent publication is Scholarly Publishing: A Primer – his fourth book. See www.booksbyjohnbond.com for more information about the books. [Read more…]

Member Spotlight: Michael Greer

The Little, Brown Compact Handbook, 10eMichael GreerTAA member Michael Greer is a Lecturer at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Editor for Research in Online Literacy Education, and both a textbook and academic author in the English writing discipline.

His most recent publications include The Little, Brown Handbook, 14th ed. and The Little, Brown Compact Handbook, 10th ed. Michael has published four other books on literacy, technology, and digital publishing. [Read more…]

Member Spotlight: Sasha Vodnik

Sasha VodnikHTML5 and CSS3 CompleteTAA member Sasha Vodnik is a Lead Instructor at General Assembly San Francisco and an author with Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning.

He is also the author of seven computer science textbooks, including most recently, HTML5 and CSS3 Illustrated Complete (2e). [Read more…]

Member Spotlight: Lorraine Papazian-Boyce

Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Coding: Path to Success, 2eLorraine Papazian-BoyceTAA member Lorraine Papazian-Boyce is President of PB Resources, an instructor in the College of the Health Care Professions, and a textbook author in the health sciences discipline.

Her most recent publications include Pearson’s Comprehensive Medical Coding: Path to Success, 1e, ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Map to Success, 1e, and Pearson’s Comprehensive Medical Assisting, 3e, 4e. [Read more…]

Member Spotlight: Drew A. Curtis

Abnormal Psychology: Myths of 'Crazy'Drew A. CurtisTAA member Drew A. Curtis is an Assistant Professor and Director of the M.S. Counseling Psychology Program at Angelo State University and both a textbook and academic author in the psychology discipline.

His most recent publications include Abnormal Psychology: Myths of ‘Crazy’ (2nd ed.). and Foundations of Abnormality: Myths, Misconceptions, and Movies (in press), both published by Kendall Hunt. Other recent publications include 1 chapter and 8 articles. [Read more…]

Member Spotlight: Kevin Patton

Kevin PattonAnatomy & Physiology, 10th editionTAA member Kevin Patton is a professor and textbook author in the human anatomy & physiology discipline.

The 10th edition of his textbook, Anatomy & Physiology, will be released in February 2018. This two-semester textbook for health professions training recently won a Texty award (2016). He also has several one-semester books: Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology, Structure & Function of the Body, and The Human Body in Health & Disease. Besides some lab manuals, he has also authored the reference book Mosby’s Handbook of Anatomy & Physiology and student manual Survival Guide for Anatomy & Physiology. [Read more…]

Member Spotlight: Cheryl Poth

Cheryl PothTAA Member Cheryl Poth is an Associate Professor of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Methods at the University of Alberta and both a textbook and academic author in the education discipline.

Her most recent publication is the 4th edition of Qualitative inquiry & research design published by Sage. [Read more…]