MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Practice & Study Guide

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14 Chapters in MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Practice & Study Guide

14 chapters in MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Practice & Study Guide

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Lesson 1 - Components of Speaker-Centered Model of Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78140].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78140].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Audience-Centered Communication: Description & Effectiveness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18913].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18913].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Effect of Filters & Screens on Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78141].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78141].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Receptive Roles in Communication Situations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78142].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78142].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is Active Listening? - Techniques, Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5354].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5354].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How Perception Influences the Communication Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Factors That Influence Interpersonal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57489].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57489].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Analyze Non-Verbal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78143].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78143].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Narrative Essay: Definition, Examples & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7026].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7026].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Expository Writing? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22339].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22339].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Persuasive Essay: Format, Topics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59100].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59100].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - American Media Information Sources: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20171].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20171].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is Public Speaking and Why Do I Need to Do It? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17675].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17675].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Oral Tradition of Storytelling: Definition, History & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Drama? - Terms, Time Periods and Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9047].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9047].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Media Literacy? - Definition, Importance & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18280].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18280].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Overview of Literary Periods and Movements: A Historical Crash Course Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1491].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1491].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Media Industry: Roles, Impact & Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29595].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29595].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Media Bias & Criticism: Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20173].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20173].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Rules Governing the Media: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20175].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20175].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Right to Privacy: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15088].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15088].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Copyright Infringement? - Understanding Copyright Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Miller v. California in 1973: Summary & Decision Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17807].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17807].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Propaganda? - Definition, Techniques, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17564].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17564].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Plagiarism? - Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3341].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3341].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - 1st Amendment Free Speech: Definition & Major Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78149].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78149].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2125].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2125].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Four Types of Speech Delivery: Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Manuscript & Memorized Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20027].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20027].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Using Vocal Qualities to Convey Meaning in Public Speaking Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20028].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20028].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Considering Pronunciation, Articulation, and Dialect in Public Speaking Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20029].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20029].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Role of Visuals in Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21855].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21855].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19939].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19939].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Using Visual Aids During Your Speech: Guidelines & Tips Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19940].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19940].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Tips for Using Effective Handouts in a Presentation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Writing Research Questions: Purpose & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Effective Research Strategies: Speaking to Your Audience & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Using Search Engines for Online Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Comparing and Contrasting Sources of a Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40605].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40605].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Evaluating Sources for Reliability, Credibility, and Worth Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18852].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18852].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Selecting Relevant Support for Your Speech Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18853].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18853].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Understanding When & How to Cite Sources During a Speech Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18856].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18856].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Gathering Information by Conducting an Interview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78159].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78159].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Revise & Edit Print & Nonprint Texts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78161].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78161].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Evaluating Structure, Aesthetics & Significance of Texts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78162].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78162].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Recognizing Biases, Assumptions & Stereotypes in Written Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Analyzing an Author's Style, Voice & Language Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58512].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58512].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Analyzing Context, Purpose & Audience in Texts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78163].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78163].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Evaluating the Effectiveness of Your Message Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78164].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78164].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Practice & Study Guide
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Ch. 1:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Communication Components
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Ch. 2:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Verbal & Nonverbal Language
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Ch. 3:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Receptive Roles & History of Media
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Ch. 4:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Oral & Written Literature
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Ch. 5:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Journalism, Performance Arts & Mass Media
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Ch. 6:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Journalistic Roles & Responsibilities
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Ch. 7:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Communicating to Your Audience
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Ch. 8:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Effective Listening
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Ch. 9:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Effective Oral Communication
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Ch. 10:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Effective Written Communication
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Ch. 11:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Interpretation of Texts
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Ch. 12:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Research
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Ch. 13:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Analyzing & Evaluating Messages
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Ch. 14:  MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Interscholastic Communication Arts
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