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Course SummaryThe lessons in this online test preparation course are designed to help you get ready for the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Speech test. Review these short lessons and quizzes to get familiar with speech concepts you'll need to know for the exam.
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This MTTC Speech test practice and study guide course was designed as a refresher for you to use before taking the test to become a certified speech teacher in Michigan. The lessons in this course can increase your competency and knowledge in the the elements of discourse and speech, the listening process, and the logic of debates. Work through this course on any mobile device or computer 24/7 for a completely flexible study experience.
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This course was last updated in 2019.
Syllabus & Course Information
You'll find all of the subjects you'll need to know for the MTTC Speech exam covered thoroughly in this course. After you have completed this course, you should be ready to answer test questions about the elements of speech delivery, language arts curriculum, media literacy, and more. This course has been designed to prepare you to:
- Detail processes in human communication and interpersonal communications elements
- Identify written and oral communication skills
- Explain communication in teams and small groups
- Discuss preparation and strategies for an interview
- Define public speaking, speech preparation, and audience analysis
- Describe presentations and visual aids
- Identify the basics of vocal production and performance
- Understand the media and debates
- Outline verbal and nonverbal communication
- Detail writing conventions
In 21 chapters and 196 lessons, this course provides a comprehensive overview of test topics. Take the lesson quizzes and chapter tests to check to make sure you've understood what you've learned and make sure you're ready for exam day.
MTTC Speech Exam Information
The MTTC Speech exam is divided into six subareas and is used in the state of Michigan for teacher licensure.
- Number of Questions: 100 questions
- Question Type: Multiple-choice questions
- Time Limit: Two hours and 30 minutes for the computer-based test
- Exam Cost: $129
MTTC Speech Exam Breakdown
|MTTC Speech Exam Concept||Percent of the MTTC Speech Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Elements of Communication and Professional Responsibilities||19%||19 questions||62|
|Oral, Visual, and Written Language Skills||15%||15 questions||30|
|Interpersonal and Small-Group Communication||16%||16 questions||30|
|Public Speaking and Debate||16%||16 questions||45|
|Mass Communication and Media Literacy||19%||19 questions||22|
|Theatre and Oral Interpretation||15%||15 questions||7|
MTTC Speech Preparation & Registration
This study guide will prepare you for answering test questions about public speaking, debates, performance production, the theatre, the media, and more. Lessons are in written and video format. Each lesson has a quiz to take at the end to assess your understanding of the material just studied. If you need to review some part of a video lesson, you can look at the video transcript or use the video timeline tool and locate by keyword the exact section you want to replay. You can also ask the teacher any questions you may have and track your course progress via the dashboard.
The MTTC Speech test is offered in a computer-based format and is administered throughout the year at over 225 test centers in the U.S. It is also available at dozens of locations in Canada and Mexico. Register on the MTTC website.
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