Ch 8: MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Effective Listening

About This Chapter

Explore various types of listening and develop more effective listening skills in this MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary) study guide chapter. Practice your listening skills by watching the video lessons in this chapter and taking the lesson quizzes to gauge material comprehension.

MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Effective Listening - Chapter Summary

Being able to listen effectively to the communication around you is a necessary and essential life skill. Learn how to go beyond just hearing what's being said to active and productive listening by studying the topics discussed in this chapter, including:

  • Defining listening types
  • Obstacles to effective listening
  • Strategies to become a better listener
  • Challenges of listening in group environments

The material covered in this study guide chapter is beneficial as a means of preparation for the MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary) exam, but may also prove helpful in other areas of life, especially in your role as an educator. Prepare yourself for active listening by studying the concepts and strategies presented in the video lessons and utilizing the lesson quizzes and chapter exam as practice opportunities.

MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Effective Listening Chapter Objectives

The Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) exam for teaching communication arts at the secondary-level was developed to ensure all educators wishing to teach in this area have the necessary skills and knowledge-base to effectively meet state teaching standards in this content area. This exam is paper-based, with 100 multiple-choice questions and an allotted time of 4 hours and 30 minutes. There are four subareas within this test. Effective listening is one of the objectives examined in the Skills and Processes portion of the exam, which has approximately 24% of the test questions.

Thoroughly examine the material and listening strategies covered in this chapter's video lessons to get a good grasp of the concepts you'll be tested on in this portion of the MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary) exam. Self-asses for comprehension by using the lesson quizzes and chapter exam, and re-review any information, if needed, by clicking on the direct links within the quizzes.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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