Ch 5: MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Journalism, Performance Arts & Mass Media

About This Chapter

This chapter features engaging video lessons that outline the essential information you need to understand about journalism, performance arts and mass media for the MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary) Test. Try out our practice quizzes that include multiple-choice questions to prepare you for the exam.

MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Journalism, Performance Arts & Mass Media - Chapter Summary

To better prepare for the MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary) Test, use this chapter to review journalism, performance arts and mass media material. The instructors leading this chapter will address the topics that may come up on this exam. The lessons in this chapter will cover information such as:

  • The forms and characteristics of journalistic writing
  • Examples of feature stories
  • The functions of various performance art activities
  • Platforms for mass media
  • The development of mass media and journalism in the U.S.

Use this chapter as a resource for gathering all the information you need to know about journalism, performance arts and the mass media for the MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary) Test. After you've finished each of the engaging video lessons in this chapter, you can opt to take quizzes to test your understanding of the material.

5 Lessons in Chapter 5: MTTC Communication Arts (Secondary): Journalism, Performance Arts & Mass Media
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Journalistic Writing: Characteristics & Functions

1. Journalistic Writing: Characteristics & Functions

Like any type of writing, journalistic writing has a specific style that is identifiable by it's characteristics. Through this lesson, you will learn about the function of journalism and explore several important characteristics of journalistic writing.

Feature Story: Definition, Format & Examples

2. Feature Story: Definition, Format & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about feature stories and how to write effective human interest pieces that leave a lasting impression. We'll learn about the elements and structure of a feature story, and then you can test your knowledge of this subject with a quiz.

Performing Arts: Characteristics & Functions

3. Performing Arts: Characteristics & Functions

Performance based arts include both some of the most traditional and most avant-garde forms of expression in the world. In this lesson, we'll take a look at some examples of performance arts and see what defines them.

What Is Mass Media? - Definition, Types, Influence & Examples

4. What Is Mass Media? - Definition, Types, Influence & Examples

Mass media is the means used to communicate to the general public. In this lesson, you will learn the different platforms for mass media and the influence that mass media has on society.

Development of the Mass Media & Journalism in the United States: History & Timeline

5. Development of the Mass Media & Journalism in the United States: History & Timeline

The mass media includes print media, broadcast media, social media and other types of communication. This lesson explores the development of the mass media in the United States and its role in the American political process.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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