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Publication information: Book title: Assessing Basic Academic Skills in Higher Education:The Texas Approach. Contributors: Richard T. Alpert - Editor, William Phillip Gorth - Editor, Richard G. Allan - Editor. Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Place of publication: Hillsdale, NJ. Publication year: 1989. Page number: 34.