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Course SummaryEnsure you're prepared to take and pass the TECEP Public Relations Thought and Practice exam with this course's engaging online lessons, self-assessment quizzes and practice exams. This comprehensive course offers study resources you can access from any computer or mobile device.
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About This Course
Take advantage of the study tools in this course designed to enhance your preparations for the TECEP Public Relations Thought and Practice exam. The exam is offered through Thomas Edison State University (TESU) and provides matriculating and non-matriculating students an opportunity to earn 3 college credits. Use this self-paced, online course to gain insight into the topics you could see on the exam. In under a week, you could be ready to take the exam while saving valuable money and time normally spent on a traditional full-semester course!
Engaging lessons in this course provide an in-depth look at topics that include the history and basics of public relations, communication and media, and public relations research. With each lesson is a multiple-choice quiz you can use to assess your understanding. Any questions you have about topics covered in this course can be submitted to experts with a wealth of public relations knowledge.
Syllabus & Course Information
The following objectives for this course give you insight into the concepts covered on the TECEP Public Relations Thought & Practice exam. Ensure you're prepared to meet these objectives by taking the comprehensive course exam.
- Explain the meaning of public relations.
- Recognize and describe important public relations terminology.
- Discuss salaries, assignments, numbers, roles and practitioner challenges.
- Describe issues that arise in organizational settings.
- Examine the history and development of the field of public relations.
- Discover the concept of professionalism in public relations.
- Demonstrate knowledge of codes of ethics, ethical foundations and accountability.
- Understand legal lobbying, freedoms, considerations and protections.
- Review systems perspectives and theoretical trends.
- Discuss public opinion, mass communication and communication theories.
- Show an understanding of internal and external relations.
- Share the definition of public relations problems.
- Describe the concepts of planning and programming.
- Explain how to take action and communicate.
- Discuss the process of evaluating the program.
- Demonstrate knowledge of how corporate organizations, the military, politics, health care, nonprofits and NGOs, labor unions, associations and the government use public relations.
No prerequisites are required for this course. Get started with no prior public relations knowledge!
In this TECEP Public Relations Thought and Practice course are 78 video and text lessons that have been grouped into 9 chapters. Each lesson takes about 5-10 minutes to review, ensuring you're able to fit your test preparations into a busy schedule. This course offers the freedom to skip lessons you already understand and revisit those you don't completely comprehend. Mini quizzes, chapter exams and the course exam feature questions formatted similarly to those on the exam and can help assess your knowledge of concepts covered in the lessons.
TECEP Public Relations Thought & Practice Exam Information
The Public Relations Thought & Practice exam provides the opportunity to earn credits typically awarded after a full-semester public relations college course. Whether you have existing public relations knowledge or are new to the field, you can benefit from this exam! Earn a passing score to secure 3 semester credits that can be applied toward a degree at TESU or another academic institution, based on approval. Enrollment at TESU is not required to take this exam.
- Number of Questions: 100 questions
- Question Type: Multiple choice
- Time Limit: 2 hours
- Number of Credits: 3 credits
- Exam Cost: $114 for TESU students and $156 for non-matriculated students
TECEP Public Relations Thought & Practice Exam Breakdown
|TECEP Exam Concept||Percent of the TECEP Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Concept, practitioners, context and origins||30%||30 questions||19 lessons|
|Theoretical foundations||30%||30 questions||23 lessons|
|Management process||30%||30 questions||25 lessons|
|Public relations practice in different settings||10%||10 questions||11 lessons|
Earn TECEP Credit
Taking the TECEP Public Relations Thought and Practice exam ensures you're able to earn 3 college credits that could be applied toward a degree requirement without setting foot in a classroom. Save money and time by preparing for the exam using fun lessons, quizzes and exams you can access at home or on-the-go. In a short period of time, you will be ready to take and pass the exam!
Study Schedule for the TECEP Public Relations Thought & Practice Exam
To complete this course, you should set aside about 8 hours for instruction time. Use the study schedules below to determine the number of weeks you will need to prepare for the exam. Taking this step can help you plan your study days accordingly and determine when to register for the exam.
|Study Frequency||When You'll Be Ready for the Exam|
|3 hours a day; 3 days a week||Just under 1 week|
|2 hours a day; 3 days a week||Just over 1 week|
|1 hour a day; 3 days a week||Just over 2.5 weeks|
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