Ch 37: OAE Middle Grades ELA: Using Visuals to Present Information

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Let us help you review methods of presenting information through visual communication as you prepare for the OAE Middle Grades ELA exam. Our videos lessons and quizzes can help you correctly answer these types of exam questions.

OAE Middle Grades ELA: Using Visuals to Present Information - Chapter Summary

Review information on how to utilize visuals to present a message through a speech or other oral presentation. These lessons can help you prepare for questions on the following topics when you take the OAE Middle Grades ELA exam:

  • Influences on how visual images are interpreted
  • Visual design factors
  • Ethics and legal concerns in visual communications, including copyright infringement laws
  • Visual aids used for public speaking
  • How to use visual aids to present data
  • Advantages and disadvantages of incorporating technology into a presentation
  • Tips for creating a PowerPoint presentation

You can review these lessons anywhere you have access to the Internet, on a computer or mobile device. The embedded video tags allow you to quickly locate key areas for additional review. The lessons also include written transcripts.

Objectives of the OAE Middle Grades ELA: Using Visuals to Present Information Chapter

Passing the OAE Middle Grades ELA test is required for Ohio teachers who want certification to teach language arts at this level. The exam consists of five domain areas, and questions on visuals are in the oral and visual communication domain, which accounts for 14% of the test's total score.

The exam is computer delivered, and all its questions are multiple choice. The quizzes that accompany these video lessons are in the same format. In addition to providing practice in answering these types of questions, these brief quizzes let you assess your knowledge and determine what areas you may need extra study.

11 Lessons in Chapter 37: OAE Middle Grades ELA: Using Visuals to Present Information
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Factors that Affect Interpretation of Visual Images

1. Factors that Affect Interpretation of Visual Images

This lesson explores how pictures, paintings, and photographs communicate meaning. We will discover the principles of visual literacy and look at how we use our personal experience and knowledge when looking at visual images.

Visual Design of Your Message: Consistency, Balance, Restraint & Detail

2. Visual Design of Your Message: Consistency, Balance, Restraint & Detail

The visual design of your message is critical to the successful delivery of your ideas. Consistency, balance, restraint and detail are the four key areas that need to be addressed to allow a professional impression of your work.

Ethical Considerations When Using Visuals in Workplace Communication

3. Ethical Considerations When Using Visuals in Workplace Communication

There are important ethical considerations when using visuals in workplace communication. This lesson covers specific guidelines that individuals can follow to ensure that the visual message is an appropriate representation of the truth.

What is Copyright Infringement? - Understanding Copyright Law

4. What is Copyright Infringement? - Understanding Copyright Law

Copyright is a type of intellectual property right that protects certain original works. Copyright laws work to provide authors with exclusive rights to their works. Any unauthorized use could amount to copyright infringement. This lesson explains copyright law and copyright infringement.

The Role of Visuals in Communication

5. 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

6. 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.

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

7. 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.

Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation

8. Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation

A presenter has to be able to develop an audience-centered presentation to target the wants, needs, motivations and characteristics of the attendees in order for the message to be delivered appropriately.

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

9. 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.

How to Set the Tone for Your PowerPoint Presentation

10. How to Set the Tone for Your PowerPoint Presentation

The tone of a speech has a lot to do with how the audience feels when you speak. In this lesson, we will discuss best practices when creating your slides and setting the tone for your presentation.

How to Proof and Finalize Your PowerPoint Presentation

11. How to Proof and Finalize Your PowerPoint Presentation

Proofreading your slides is key to making sure you produce a quality presentation. This lesson will cover PowerPoint proofing features, steps to customizing how PowerPoint checks your text and how to add a Mark as Final status to your presentation.

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