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- Available Lessons: 124
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryUse this mobile-friendly course to get ready for the MTTC Computer Science exam. You'll study short video lessons and take interactive self-assessment quizzes that are designed to strengthen your computer science knowledge and make sure you're prepared on exam day.
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Study for the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Computer Science exam with this comprehensive and convenient test prep course. Containing simple video lessons and practice quizzes, the course helps you break down and simplify all of the computer science topics that appear on the exam, such as the history of computing, application software, information access resources and data storage. These lessons can be accessed from any device, at any time, making your study time flexible and convenient to any schedule. Use a short online contact form to reach out to experts with any lesson-specific questions.
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Syllabus & Course Information
Review the information contained in this study guide to ensure your full understanding of the material you'll need to know for the MTTC Computer Science exam. Study the history of computing, software and network systems, computer science classroom technology and programming basics. Once you have finished your study of this guide, you should be able to:
- Define computer hardware, motherboard, video card and other computer components
- Explain computer operating systems, security systems and file systems
- Provide details about application software
- Discuss details about the Internet
- Understand aspects of telecommunications
- Name and discuss multimedia resources
- Understand data storage and relevant algorithms
- Write computer programs
- Apply computer science teaching and assessment strategies
This course is made up of 13 individual chapters broken down into 114 video and text lessons. Watch these short lessons as often as needed to ensure your full understanding and print transcripts to use as quick-reference study tools.
MTTC Computer Science (050) Exam Information
The MTTC Computer Science exam is one of several teacher certification exams used by the state of Michigan to measure one's readiness in teaching in this subject area.
- Number of Questions: 100 questions
- Question Type: Multiple-choice
- Time Limit: 2.5 hours
- Exam Cost: $129
MTTC Computer Science (050) Exam Breakdown
|MTTC Computer Science Exam Concept||Percent of the MTTC Computer Science Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Educational Computing and Technology Literacy||22%||22 questions||29|
|Computer Systems, Data and Algorithms||21%||21 questions||26|
|Program Design and Verification||19%||19 questions||13|
|Programming Language Concepts||19%||19 questions||21|
|Professional Preparation||19%||19 questions||25|
MTTC Computer Science (050) Test Preparation & Registration
You'll be able to work through this course whenever you have free time in your schedule. You can take the course from start to finish, or simply focus on the topics you want to study. The video lessons are designed to be simple and concise, which helps you move through the course quickly. Take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes to reinforce your understanding of important computer science terms. Our instructors are available to answer any questions you may have, and you can take the course's final assessment to make sure you're ready for the MTTC Computer Science exam.
You can complete your registration on the MTTC official website. You'll select the exam you wish to take and make your payment online. You'll also be required to fill out personal information, answer a few background questions and read through the official testing rules for MTTC exams.
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