Ch 37: AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Visual Aids in Communication

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Enhance your understanding of the use of visual images in communication by using our informative video lessons and self-assessment quizzes. These lessons are helpful if you are preparing to take the AEPA Middle Grades ELA exam.

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Visual Aids in Communication - Chapter Summary

Assess what you know about the use of visual designs and aids in presentations, public speaking, and workplace communications. Study how visuals support and impact your message. In this chapter's lessons, you can expect to cover:

  • How messages are conveyed through visual images
  • Factors that affect how one interprets visual images
  • The role of visuals in communication
  • Creating the tone for and proofing a PowerPoint presentation
  • The types of visual aids one can use in public speaking presentations

Once you feel you have grasped the concepts discussed in these lessons, you can take the accompanying quizzes to assess what you have learned. Taking these quizzes is a helpful exercise before you take the AEPA Middle Grades ELA exam.

11 Lessons in Chapter 37: AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Visual Aids in Communication
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Factors that Affect Interpretation of Visual Images

1. Factors that Affect Interpretation of Visual Images

This lesson explores how pictures, paintings, and photographs communicate meaning. We will discover the principles of visual literacy and look at how we use our personal experience and knowledge when looking at visual images.

Visual Design of Your Message: Consistency, Balance, Restraint & Detail

2. Visual Design of Your Message: Consistency, Balance, Restraint & Detail

The visual design of your message is critical to the successful delivery of your ideas. Consistency, balance, restraint and detail are the four key areas that need to be addressed to allow a professional impression of your work.

Ethical Considerations When Using Visuals in Workplace Communication

3. Ethical Considerations When Using Visuals in Workplace Communication

There are important ethical considerations when using visuals in workplace communication. This lesson covers specific guidelines that individuals can follow to ensure that the visual message is an appropriate representation of the truth.

What is Copyright Infringement? - Understanding Copyright Law

4. What is Copyright Infringement? - Understanding Copyright Law

Copyright is a type of intellectual property right that protects certain original works. Copyright laws work to provide authors with exclusive rights to their works. Any unauthorized use could amount to copyright infringement. This lesson explains copyright law and copyright infringement.

The Role of Visuals in Communication

5. The Role of Visuals in Communication

Visuals used in business communication can help with message development. This lesson will explain how the use of visuals can increase understanding, development, communication, and the retainment of a message.

Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking

6. Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking

Many people understand that visual aids can be helpful in public speaking. But what types of visual aids should a person choose? Watch this lesson for information on the types of visual aids and how to choose the best one.

Using Visuals to Present Data: Textual Graphics vs. Visual Graphics

7. Using Visuals to Present Data: Textual Graphics vs. Visual Graphics

Textual and visual graphics can aid in visually presenting data to a business audience. You must first identify the type of data you will be presenting and then decide whether it is details, patterns or relationships being communicated.

Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation

8. Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation

A presenter has to be able to develop an audience-centered presentation to target the wants, needs, motivations and characteristics of the attendees in order for the message to be delivered appropriately.

Using Technology to Deliver a Presentation: Pros, Cons & Strategies

9. Using Technology to Deliver a Presentation: Pros, Cons & Strategies

In today's wired world, there are many different technology strategies companies can use to deliver a message effectively, from simple slide presentations to live videos. This lesson covers the basics of several popular technologies and addresses the pros and cons of each.

How to Set the Tone for Your PowerPoint Presentation

10. How to Set the Tone for Your PowerPoint Presentation

The tone of a speech has a lot to do with how the audience feels when you speak. In this lesson, we will discuss best practices when creating your slides and setting the tone for your presentation.

How to Proof and Finalize Your PowerPoint Presentation

11. How to Proof and Finalize Your PowerPoint Presentation

Proofreading your slides is key to making sure you produce a quality presentation. This lesson will cover PowerPoint proofing features, steps to customizing how PowerPoint checks your text and how to add a Mark as Final status to your presentation.

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