PECT Study Guide

Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA)

Reading and Writing

  1. Axelrod, R. B., Cooper, C. R., & Warriner, A. M. (2011). Reading critically, writing well: A reader and a guide (9th ed.). Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's.
  2. Behrens, L., & Rosen, L. J. (2008). Writing and reading across the curriculum (10th ed.). New York: Pearson Longman.
  3. Eggers. P. (2007). Steps for writers: Composing essays (Vol. 2). New York: Pearson Longman.
  4. Fowler, H. R. (2010). The Little, Brown handbook (11th ed.). New York: Longman.
  5. Hacker, D. (2009). A writer's reference with extra help for ESL writers and documenting sources in MLA style: 2009 update (6th ed.). Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's.
  6. Lunsford, A. A. (2008). The everyday writer (4th ed.). Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's.
  7. Smith, B. (2009). The reader's handbook: Reading strategies for college and everyday life (3rd ed.). New York: Longman.
  8. Warriner, J. E. (1988). English composition and grammar: Complete course. Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers.


  1. Jacobs, H. R. (1994). Mathematics: A human endeavor (3rd ed.). New York: W. H. Freeman.
  2. Kinsey, L. C., & Moore, T. (2008). Symmetry, shape, and space: An introduction to mathematics through geometry. New Jersey: Wiley.
  3. McKeague, C. P. (2012). Elementary algebra (9th ed.). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.
  4. Mendenhall, W., Beaver, R. J., & Beaver, B. M. (2008). Introduction to probability and statistics (13th ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Duxbury Press.
  5. Miller, C. D., Heeren, V. E., & Hornsby, J. (2008). Mathematical ideas (11th ed.). Boston: Addison Wesley.
  6. Tobey, J., Slater, J., Blair, J., & Crawford, J. (2011). Basic college mathematics (7th ed.). Boston: Addison Wesley.
  7. The Math Forum @ Drexel.