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Course SummaryThis course offers you a highly structured and easy-to-follow study guide to prepare for the FTCE Humanities K-12 Test. Watching our lessons can refresh your memory on all the topics you could encounter so you are fully prepared to take this exam on test day.
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Use this course to reacquaint yourself with the concepts you will need to know for the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) Humanities K-12 exam, which you must take and pass in order to obtain the certification needed to teach within this subject area. These lessons provide information on ancient and modern art and philosophy and topics relating to economics, political systems, religion and music. Access any of these lessons 24/7 from any device, and even print lesson transcripts for handy reference. The course offers a quick, self-paced and fun way to review the facts you can expect to be tested on when you take the FTCE Humanities K-12 exam.
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Syllabus & Course Information
The objectives addressed in this study guide correspond to the content of the FTCE Humanities K-12 exam. Once you complete this course, you should be able to describe the influences of philosophy and theology on art, identify genres within the visual and performing arts, and analyze political, economic and philosophical systems of the 19th and 20th centuries. You should also be able to:
- Detail political and economic systems of the ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians
- Describe medieval philosophies, politics, art and economics
- Discuss cultures of the Renaissance, Reformation and Restoration periods
- List influences on Western culture
- Provide details about gender roles and artistic expression
- Understand the use of symbols, motifs and themes in art
- Explore artistic styles, cultural values and the evaluation of the arts
- Apply instructional strategies for diverse learners
- Identify student learning evaluation methods and resources for humanities teachers
This course contains 36 individual chapters broken down into 303 lessons in text and video formats. Easily track your progress through the course using your Dashboard and use a short online contact form to reach out to your instructors with any questions relating to the topics addressed in these lessons.
FTCE Humanities K-12 Exam Information
This computer-administered exam addresses cultural and philosophical aspects of ancient up to 20th century civilizations as well as artistic styles, religious expressions and more. All of these topics appear on the FTCE Humanities K-12 exam.
- Number of Questions: 120 questions
- Question Type: Multiple choice
- Time Limit: 2.5 hours
- Exam Cost: $200
FTCE Humanities K-12 Exam Breakdown
|FTCE Humanities-12 Exam Concept||Percent of the FTCE Humanities K-12 Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Knowledge of the vocabulary and concepts basic to humanities||15%||18 questions||86|
|Knowledge of historical periods, styles and movements||28%||33 questions||133|
|Knowledge of the interrelatedness of arts and ideas||17%||20 questions||10|
|Knowledge of the relationship between a culture's beliefs and values and their expression in the humanities||26%||31 questions||49|
|Knowledge of prominent aesthetic principles used by major cultures in evaluating the arts||7%||8 questions||5|
|Knowledge of instructional techniques, assessment and resources appropriate to the humanities||7%||8 questions||20|
Preparing & Registering for the FTCE Humanities K-12 Test
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The registration process for the test will be completed online through your account on the FTCE site. If you don't have an account, you can make one, which requires providing personal information. After you have your own account, you can login to choose the test you want to take, which would be the FTCE Humanities K-12 Test. You will also have the option of selecting a test location, a time to take the test, and preferred test dates. To complete the registration process, answer all necessary questions and certify that you agree to any of the rules or policies of the test. You will also need to submit payment at the end of the registration process.
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