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Ch 30: GACE English: Digital Support & Communication

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Let us aid you in preparing for the GACE English exam's questions involving how to utilize technology in visual and written projects and presentations. These videos and quizzes help you answer exam questions on related topics.

GACE English: Digital Support & Communication - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's lessons to review information on how to use technology to support writing and speaking projects, including collaborating over the Internet and understanding ethics in employing technology in the classroom. Our videos can prepare you for GACE English exam questions on topics including:

  • Visual aids for public speaking
  • Multimedia for writing projects
  • Technologies used in group communication
  • Presentation software
  • Online resources and technology for literary instruction
  • Advantages and disadvantages of using technology in a presentation
  • How to reach the digital generation

These video lessons are short, only about five minutes long on average. They're available anytime, on a computer or mobile device. Our instructors are experts in the field, and you can contact them if you have additional questions.

GACE English: Digital Support & Communication Chapter Objectives

Passing the GACE English exam is one of Georgia's requirements for certification to teach the subject in grades 6-12. The GACE English exam consists of two tests, and questions on the topics this chapter covers are on Test I's subarea on writing, although information on using digital technology may be applied to other subareas as well. This writing subarea accounts for 37.5% of Test I's scoring.

The exam is computer delivered, and most of its questions are multiple-choice. The quizzes that accompany our lessons are formatted like this, so taking them will give you experience in answering these types of questions. Additionally, our quizzes provide a way to assess learning and determine areas where your knowledge is weak.

16 Lessons in Chapter 30: GACE English: Digital Support & Communication
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The Role of Visuals in Communication

1. 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

2. 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.

Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips

3. Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips

Visual aids can help make your speech engaging and memorable. But, how do you prepare your visual aids for maximum impact? Watch this lesson to find out how to design and structure effective visual aids for your presentation.

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

4. 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.

Using Graphics & Multimedia in Writing Projects

5. Using Graphics & Multimedia in Writing Projects

This lesson explores different ways to integrate graphics and multimedia into writing. Using newspapers as an example, we will look at how a front page photo adds dimension to a headline. Then, we will examine digital storytelling techniques.

Selecting Relevant Support for Your Speech

6. Selecting Relevant Support for Your Speech

Supporting materials are the foundation of any good speech. This lesson shows you how to find the right type of supporting materials for the ideas and concepts in your speech!

Technologies for Group Communication and Collaboration: Groupware, Teleconferencing & Virtual Worlds

7. Technologies for Group Communication and Collaboration: Groupware, Teleconferencing & Virtual Worlds

Technologies for group communication and collaboration allow intricate business relationships to exist and deliver productivity no matter where the employee is located. Groupware, teleconferencing and virtual worlds are three ways that technology is changing the face of the workplace.

Internet Collaboration: Second Life, VOIP, Video Conferencing, Virtual Reality & Telepresence

8. Internet Collaboration: Second Life, VOIP, Video Conferencing, Virtual Reality & Telepresence

Today, individuals and businesses are collaborating and interacting online from dispersed locations. Many technologies make it possible to communicate, learn, conduct business, and socialize with people from anywhere in the world. This lesson will discuss various Internet collaboration tools and virtual reality concepts.

Collaborative Wikis: Use, Advantages and Challenges

9. Collaborative Wikis: Use, Advantages and Challenges

Collaborative work is an essential part of the business working environment. In this lesson, you will learn the uses, advantages and challenges of wikis in the workplace.

The Benefits of Online Publishing for Students

10. The Benefits of Online Publishing for Students

As you've probably noticed, kids these days are programmed to thrive off of publishing their thoughts on social media! They would much rather talk through a screen than face-to-face. This lesson will explain how publishing online can benefit students while giving them what they love and feel most comfortable with, TECHNOLOGY!

Presentation Software & Graphic Suites: Purpose & Examples

11. Presentation Software & Graphic Suites: Purpose & Examples

To make an impact on your audience, you not only need a strong message, you also need strong visuals. Learn how presentation and illustration software helps you make an impact when showing your work.

Multimedia Software: Working with Audio and Video

12. Multimedia Software: Working with Audio and Video

Audio and video have become increasingly important in today's computer systems. Learn about how media players play back multimedia files as well as audio and video editing software to create your own productions.

Evaluating Technology & Online Resources for Literacy Instruction

13. Evaluating Technology & Online Resources for Literacy Instruction

As many teachers know, using technology in the classroom is full of benefits and challenges. In this lesson, we'll examine using technology and online resources in the literacy classroom, including how to evaluate technology for classroom use.

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

14. 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.

Understanding and Teaching the Digital Generation

15. Understanding and Teaching the Digital Generation

Teaching in the 21st century means that your students belong to the digital generation. These students learn in different ways and this lesson will help you teach and understand them better.

Technology Ethics in the Classroom

16. Technology Ethics in the Classroom

The accessibility of information through technology is endless. In the classroom, students and teachers must follow ethical guidelines for appropriate use. In this lesson, you'll learn what some of the expectations are and how to use them.

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