Communication & Media Literacy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How should tablets be used in the classroom?

Question 2 2. Which of these can be projected on a smartboard for the entire class to utilize together?

Question 3 3. Which tool can help a teacher produce lessons or, through connecting with a projector, show the classroom educational content?

Question 4 4. Even in the computer-based society in which we live, it is true that...

Question 5 5. Why do children so often not listen?

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Question 6 6.

To paraphrase means to use one's own words to report another author's ideas and credit them for the original thought.


A student was asked to paraphrase this passage:

A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.


This is the student's paraphrase:

When a ruler's character is so marked by every act characteristic of tyranny, he is unfit to rule a free people.


Did this student create a proper paraphrase of the author's work? Why?

Question 7 7. Which of the following best defines collaborative skills?

Question 8 8. Jane is writing an essay for her English 101 course. She has a lot of arguments in mind and she is trying to select which sources she should use. Which of the following would be the MOST reputable source?

Question 9 9. Which of these statements about teaching collaborative skills is not true?

Question 10 10. Which of the following are examples of collaborative skills?

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Question 11 11. One benefit of integrating Web 2.0 technologies in the classroom is that they can _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an important step to remember when using the new-found knowledge from your reference material?

Question 13 13. What is a nonverbal cue?

Question 14 14. How can a teacher create an active learning environment?

Question 15 15. What is a secondary source?

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Question 16 16. If someone avoids looking you in the eye and instead looks down at the ground, what could it mean?

Question 17 17. Do you need to cite a source when paraphrasing information using your own words?

Question 18 18. The artist's depiction of Napoleon in this work makes him look…

Question 19 19. One way to improve skills in paraphrasing is to practice. Which of these demonstrates a helpful way to practice?

Question 20 20. Nonverbal cues can help us do which of the following?

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Question 21 21. When checking for plagiarism, what is the purpose of searching a piece of information in a search engine?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a secondary source?

Question 23 23. What do today's students need?

Question 24 24. A good idea for teaching stroke sequences is to let students practice with what?

Question 25 25. What should be included in the References page for an online source?

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Question 26 26. Small stickers are helpful when teaching what skill?

Question 27 27. You walk away from a conversation feeling both heard and understood. This shows that the other person was _____.

Question 28 28. Having good penmanship is important because...

Question 29 29. Peter is referencing a study in the Journal of Anthropology for his History 102 paper. Why is this an example of a secondary source?

Question 30 30.

Here is a quotation from the Declaration of Independence: When a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government.


Here is a student's attempt to paraphrase the quotation:

Talking about the American colonists, the Declaration of Independence states that after a long series of abuses and usurpations evinced a design to reduce them to absolute despotism, it was their right and their duty to throw off such Government.


Is this a proper paraphrase, or has the student accidentally plagiarized?

Communication & Media Literacy Chapter Exam Instructions

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