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Ch 48: NES ELA: Viewing & Presenting Images

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Watch the engaging videos in this chapter to strengthen your knowledge of viewing and presenting images. Lessons and self-assessment quizzes can help you prepare for the NES English Language Arts assessment.

NES ELA: Viewing & Presenting Images - Chapter Summary

This chapter can give you the in-depth look at viewing and presenting images you need to address the subject area on the NES assessment. Watch the video lessons to ensure you're able to:

  • Analyze messages conveyed through visual media
  • Identify factors that affect interpretation of visual media
  • Describe the visual design of your message
  • Understand how to make ethical considerations when using visuals in workplace communication
  • Define copyright infringement and identify the roles of visuals in communication
  • Explain how to use visuals to present data and identify types of visual aids used in public speaking
  • Develop an audience-centered presentation and use technology to deliver a presentation
  • Understand how to set the tone for, proof and finalize your PowerPoint presentation

The lessons are short, averaging about 10 minutes apiece. Review them in the sequence that works best for your studies and revisit them often until you're sure you've absorbed the lesson concepts.

NES ELA: Viewing & Presenting Images Objectives

The NES English Language Arts assessment is designed to ensure educators in some states are qualified to teach ELA in secondary-level classrooms. Earning a score of 220 or higher (236 or higher in Oregon) ensures you can receive your state-required teacher certification. To gauge your comprehension of ELA, the test is broken into five content domains. Topics in this chapter are found in the oral and visual communication content domain, which constitutes about 12% of the total test.

There are 150 multiple-choice questions on the computer-based assessment. In addition to watching short video lessons, you can take self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam to test your readiness to answer questions related to viewing and presenting images. Any questions you have about lesson topics in this chapter can be submitted to our experts.

11 Lessons in Chapter 48: NES ELA: Viewing & Presenting Images
Factors that Affect Interpretation of Visual Images

1. Factors that Affect Interpretation of Visual Images

This lesson explores how pictures, paintings, and photographs communicate meaning. We will discover the principles of visual literacy and look at how we use our personal experience and knowledge when looking at visual images.

Visual Design of Your Message: Consistency, Balance, Restraint & Detail

2. Visual Design of Your Message: Consistency, Balance, Restraint & Detail

The visual design of your message is critical to the successful delivery of your ideas. Consistency, balance, restraint and detail are the four key areas that need to be addressed to allow a professional impression of your work.

Ethical Considerations When Using Visuals in Workplace Communication

3. Ethical Considerations When Using Visuals in Workplace Communication

There are important ethical considerations when using visuals in workplace communication. This lesson covers specific guidelines that individuals can follow to ensure that the visual message is an appropriate representation of the truth.

What is Copyright Infringement? - Understanding Copyright Law

4. What is Copyright Infringement? - Understanding Copyright Law

Copyright is a type of intellectual property right that protects certain original works. Copyright laws work to provide authors with exclusive rights to their works. Any unauthorized use could amount to copyright infringement. This lesson explains copyright law and copyright infringement.

The Role of Visuals in Communication

5. The Role of Visuals in Communication

Visuals used in business communication can help with message development. This lesson will explain how the use of visuals can increase understanding, development, communication, and the retainment of a message.

Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking

6. Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking

Many people understand that visual aids can be helpful in public speaking. But what types of visual aids should a person choose? Watch this lesson for information on the types of visual aids and how to choose the best one.

Using Visuals to Present Data: Textual Graphics vs. Visual Graphics

7. Using Visuals to Present Data: Textual Graphics vs. Visual Graphics

Textual and visual graphics can aid in visually presenting data to a business audience. You must first identify the type of data you will be presenting and then decide whether it is details, patterns or relationships being communicated.

Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation

8. Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation

A presenter has to be able to develop an audience-centered presentation to target the wants, needs, motivations and characteristics of the attendees in order for the message to be delivered appropriately.

Using Technology to Deliver a Presentation: Pros, Cons & Strategies

9. Using Technology to Deliver a Presentation: Pros, Cons & Strategies

In today's wired world, there are many different technology strategies companies can use to deliver a message effectively, from simple slide presentations to live videos. This lesson covers the basics of several popular technologies and addresses the pros and cons of each.

How to Set the Tone for Your PowerPoint Presentation

10. How to Set the Tone for Your PowerPoint Presentation

The tone of a speech has a lot to do with how the audience feels when you speak. In this lesson, we will discuss best practices when creating your slides and setting the tone for your presentation.

How to Proof and Finalize Your PowerPoint Presentation

11. How to Proof and Finalize Your PowerPoint Presentation

Proofreading your slides is key to making sure you produce a quality presentation. This lesson will cover PowerPoint proofing features, steps to customizing how PowerPoint checks your text and how to add a Mark as Final status to your presentation.

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