Ch 28: MTEL History: Buddhism

About This Chapter

Find out all about Buddhism as you prepare for the MTEL History exam. Video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you several ways of learning the material so you are ready to answer the questions on the test.

MTEL History: Buddhism - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can refresh your memory about the Buddhist religion and help you recall the key points, in preparation for the MTEL History exam. Everything you need to know is covered in our video lessons, including:

  • Buddha and the founding of Buddhism
  • Nirvana
  • The Buddhist teachings of the Four Noble Truths
  • The Eightfold Path to Enlightenment
  • Why Buddhism is sometimes referred to as the Middle Way
  • The Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha

We bring you expert instructors who go over the material with an engaging style, highlighting the essentials so that you are prepared for the test. Each video lesson comes with a self-assessment quiz that enables you to expand your review options efficiently and enjoyably.

Objectives of the MTEL History: Buddhism Chapter

The MTEL History exam is a standardized test that evaluates what you know and understand about the field of history. Your score determines your eligibility for a teacher's license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The topics in this Buddhism chapter fall within the World History objective. That objective makes up 25% of the test questions. You can see how well you have mastered the material by taking the self-assessment quizzes that accompany each lesson and are in the same format as the exam's questions.

The exam consists of 100 multiple-choice items and two open-response items. The multiple-choice items give you a passage to read followed by several possible answers, only one of which is correct. The open-response items require you to compose an essay demonstrating your competencies in discussing historical material cogently and effectively.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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