Ch 13: MTEL Speech: Using Communication Aids for Speeches

About This Chapter

Develop your understanding of how to use communication aids in speeches by reviewing this chapter. A concrete knowledge of the uses of visual aids will help you answer any related questions posed on the MTEL Speech exam.

MTEL Speech: Using Communication Aids for Speeches - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you will learn the values of utilizing visual aids in speeches. As part of your preparations for the MTEL Speech exam, these lessons will address the following:

  • Purpose and types of visual aids in public speaking
  • Preparing and using visual aids
  • Pros and cons of using PowerPoint
  • Tips for giving a speech with a PowerPoint presentation
  • Copyright issues when using images and quotes in your PowerPoint presentation

As you view these brief video lessons, you have the option of skipping to any specific topic by utilizing the Timeline feature located underneath the videos. Additionally, you may consult the full transcript of the lessons to review the information at your own pace. At the end of each lesson, you may take a self-assessment quiz to determine how well you were able to process the information you reviewed.

MTEL Speech: Using Communication Aids for Speeches - Chapter Objectives

The MTEL Speech exam is meant to assess your knowledge of various aspects of speech to ascertain your candidacy for certification to teach speech in Massachusetts public schools. Forty percent of the exam focuses on questions pertaining to public speaking, including methods for delivering a speech effectively.

The content of these lessons should develop your understanding of different facets of utilizing visual aids and should help prepare you to answer any questions about this technique. Additionally, taking the lesson quizzes will let you practice answering questions in the same multiple-choice format as the MTEL Speech exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 13: MTEL Speech: Using Communication Aids for Speeches
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Visual Aids in Public Speaking: Importance, Purpose, and Audience Considerations

1. Visual Aids in Public Speaking: Importance, Purpose, and Audience Considerations

Giving a speech can be nerve-wracking, and it might seem easy to just skip the visual aids. In this lesson, we'll discuss why that's a bad idea, why visual aids are important, and what elements make a great visual aid.

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 Visual Aids During Your Speech: Guidelines & Tips

4. Using Visual Aids During Your Speech: Guidelines & Tips

Visual aids can help your speech or presentation be even more successful. There are some important considerations when planning to use visuals. Watch this lesson to find out what to do before and during your speech to make your visuals effective.

Using PowerPoint for a Speech: Pros & Cons

5. Using PowerPoint for a Speech: Pros & Cons

It seems like every class or speech has PowerPoint slides with it these days. But is that always the right answer? In this lesson, we'll examine the pros and cons of using slideware, like PowerPoint, during your speech or presentation.

Preparing to Deliver Your Speech with PowerPoint

6. Preparing to Deliver Your Speech with PowerPoint

After spending a lot of time making PowerPoint slides look good, many people forget that preparation is only the beginning. In this lesson, we'll look at tips for how to present a PowerPoint speech, including important slideshow commands.

Copyright and Fair Use: Implications for Public Speaking

7. Copyright and Fair Use: Implications for Public Speaking

Many people like to add images or quotes to help make their PowerPoint slides stronger. But what happens if the piece you want isn't yours? Watch this lesson for information on copyright issues for public speaking.

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