GED® Test Preparation
with CEU Certificate*
Course DescriptionThis online course will prepare you to take the GED (General Educational Development) test. The testing format will be explained and broken down to highlight the current four testing areas along with the content each of these sections will cover.
This course will provide many resources from test tips and strategies, exercises, assignments, practice tests and researched netlinks attached to many test topics to be read at your own leisure.
The GED test covers a wealth of information within the four-test sections. These test sections include Reasoning through the Language Arts,Social Studies, Science Studies, and Mathematical Reasoning. You will not need to know all of the information in these areas to pass the GED, but you will need to know and understand several of the main topics in each area. This course provides a brief summary and numerous practice resources to use for each of these main topics.
This course is a preparation course only. You cannot take the GED® test online. UniversalClass does not administer state-sanctioned GED® tests.
We recommend the following steps to pass the official, state-administered, GED® test:
- Enroll in a GED® Preparation course (such as this one)
- Purchase all recommended GED® Preparation books and materials
- Study all course materials
- Take all practice tests in the course and book materials
- After you have mastered all material and passed all tests, you must sign up for the state-administered GED® test
- Take the GED® test in person approved by both your state and the American Council on Education with a proctor
- If you pass the state-administered GED® test, the state will issue you a high school equivalency diploma
*GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education and may not be used without permission. The GED® and GED Testing Service®® brands are administered by GED Testing Service® LLC under license. THIS WORK IS NOT AUTHORIZED, ENDORSED, OR LICENSED BY AMERICAN COUNSEL ON EDUCATION OR GED Testing Service®, AND ANY REFERENCE TO "GED®" IN THE TITLE OR BODY OF THIS WORK IS IN NO WAY INTENDED TO IMPLY AN AFFILIATION WITH, OR SPONSORSHIP BY, GED Testing Service® OR ANY STATE OR ENTITY AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE GED® BRANDED GOODS OR SERVICES.
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- Completely Online
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- IACET CEUs
- 6 Months to Complete
- 24/7 Availability
- Start Anytime
- PC & Mac Compatible
- Android & iOS Friendly
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Introduction for GED PreparationThis introductory lesson reviews information about the GED Test, such as what is on the test, where to take the test, and strategies for preparing for the test.
Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA)A review of this section of the GED exam
Sentence StructureTopics include: fragments, run-on sentences and comma splices, combing sentences with conjunctions, subordinating conjunctions, using active and passive voice, sentence structure and types of GED questions, dangling and misplaced modifiers, and parallel s
MechanicsTopics include: capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
OrganizationTopics include: Paragraph composition, topic sentences, and unity and coherence within a paragraph.
WritingThis lesson will break down how to write on the GED exam
Writing on the GED Exam continuedThis lesson includes additional information about writing on the GED Exam.
Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) - Part 2The content of this exam will be broken down and reviewed.
Interpreting Prose FictionEven if you're not an avid reader, learning to interpret prose fiction will aid you as you go through life.
CharacterizationCharacterization is the method a writer uses to create fictional people that seem lifelike and so real that you can imagine them in your mind.
Point of ViewThe point of view lets you know who is telling the story.
Interpreting PoetryPoetry is full of emotion and ideas. It may rhyme, but it doesn't have to rhyme to be considered poetry.
The Language of PoetryThe best poetry contains a lot of imagery and clever language. For that reason, poets use metaphors, similes, and personification to achieve this.
Interpreting DramaDrama is a form of literature that uses action to tell a story.
Interpreting Prose NonfictionAnything you can read that presents true, factual information is nonfiction, and it's all around us every day.
Literary NonfictionBiographies entertain as well as inform, and they let you get to know the person that the biography is written about better than you would have otherwise.
The Mathematics Test for the GED ExamThis lesson will go over information and formatting that will be on the Mathematics Exam.
Whole Numbers and OperationsLesson topics include Basic Operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division), and solving word problems with Basic Operations.
Number SenseLesson topics include powers, exponents and square roots, as well as Order of Operations
Decimal NumbersLesson topics include place value and ordering decimals, decimal operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).
Fractions and Fraction OperationsLesson topics include fractions and fraction operations, types of fractions, and operations with fractions
Number RelationshipsLesson topics include signed numbers, and multiplying & dividing signed numbers
Statistics and Data AnalysisLesson topics include ratios, rates, and proportions
PercentsLesson topics include converting percents to fractions and decimals (and vice versa!), and solving percent problems and interest problems.
ProbabilityLesson topics include probability, probability range, and dependent probability.
Data AnalysisLesson topics include measures of central tendency, finding the range, finding the mean, finding the median, finding the mode, and interpreting charts, tables and graphs.
AlgebraLesson topics include algebra expressions & equations, one-step and multi-step algebra equations, word problems, simplifying expressions inequalities, graphing and multiplying expressions
MeasurementLesson topics include standard and metric measurement, time-distance, and money calculations.
GeometryLesson topics include geometry vocabulary as well as measurements, angles and triangles relationships.
The Social Studies Test for the GED ExamThis lesson will go over information and question formatting that will be on this section of the GED exam.
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Additional Course Information
- Document Your Lifelong Learning Achievements
- Earn an Official Certificate Documenting Course Hours and CEUs
- Verify Your Certificate with a Unique Serial Number Online
Course Title: GED Test PreparationCourse Number: 8900156Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countriesCourse Type: General EducationCEU Value: 3.7 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earnedAssessment Method: Lesson assignments and review examsCourse URL: gedprep.onlineclasses.comInstructor: Dana MithaugSyllabus: View SyllabusDuration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!Requirements: View Technical RequirementsCourse Fee: $125.00
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Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate mastery of grammar topics.
- Demonstrate mastery of sentence structure and organization.
- Recognize frequent spelling and diction errors.
- Prepare for the essay test.
- Demonstrate mastery of reading tables, graphs, maps and political cartoons.
- Demonstrate mastery of history and economics.
- Demonstrate mastery of geography, political science and behavioral studies.
- Describe basic concepts of biology.
- Describe basic concepts of earth and space structure.
- Describe basic concepts of chemistry and physical science.
- Solve basic math, algebra, and geometry problems, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
Sentence Structure Exam Exam 20 Sentence Structure Practice 1 Exam 6 Sentence Structure Practice 2 Exam 7 Sentence Structure Practice 3 Exam 5 Sentence Structure Practice 4 Exam 10 Sentence Structure Practice 5 Exam 4 Sentence Structure Practice 6 Exam 5 Mechanics Exam Exam 20 Mechanics Practice 1 Exam 7 Mechanics Practice 2 Exam 5 Mechanics Practice 3 Exam 8 Organization Exam Exam 20 Organization Practice Exam 3 Essay Practice 1 Exam 4 Essay Practice 2 Exam 4 Essay Question 1 Exam Exam 4 Essay Question Exam 2 Exam 4 Language Arts, Reading Exam 1-3 Exam 10 Language Arts, Reading Quiz 1-3 Exam 15 Language Arts, Reading Exam 4-5 Exam 10 Language Arts, Reading Quiz 4-5 Exam 15 Language Arts, Reading Exam 6 Exam 10 Language Arts, Reading Quiz 6 Exam 15 Language Arts, Reading Exam 7-8 Exam 10 Language Arts and Reading Review Test Exam 39 Language Arts, Reading Quiz 7-8 Exam 15 Whole Numbers & Operations Practice Exam 30 Number Sense Practice Exam 27 Decimal Numbers Practice Exam 25 Fractions & Fraction Operations Practice Exam 29 Number Relationships Practice Exam 25 Statistics & Data Analysis Practice Exam 24 Percents Practice Exam 25 Probability Practice Exam 24 Data Analysis Practice Exam 25 Algebra Practice Exam 25 Measurement Practice Exam 26 Geometry Practice Exam 25 Post Test Exam 250 How to Read Social Studies Questions Practice Exam 9 Reading Tables, Graphs, Maps and Political Cartoons Practice Exam 9 World History, Part 1 Exam Exam 10 World History Practice Part 1 Exam 9 World History, Part 2 Exam Exam 10 World History Practice Part 2 Exam 6 World History, Part 3 Exam Exam 9 World History Practice Part 3 Exam 8 World History, Part 4 Exam Exam 10 World History Practice Part 4 Exam 8 US History, Part 1 Exam Exam 10 U.S. History Practice Part 1 Exam 9 US History, Part 2 Exam Exam 10 U.S. History Practice Part 2 Exam 6 US History, Part 3 Exam Exam 10 U.S. History Practice Part 3 Exam 7 US History, Part 4 Exam Exam 10 U.S. History Practice Part 4 Exam 6 US History, Part 5 Exam Exam 10 U.S. History Practice Part 5 Exam 6 Civics and Government, Part 1 Exam Exam 10 Civics and Government Practice Part 1 Exam 6 Civics and Government, Part 2 Exam Exam 10 Civics and Government Practice Part 2 Exam 6 Economics, Part 1 Exam Exam 10 Economic Practice Part 1 Exam 5 Economics, Part 2 Exam Exam 10 Economics Practice 2 Exam 10 Geography Exam Exam 10 Geography Practice Exam 11 Social Studies Final Test Exam 133 Biology Part 1 Exam Exam 10 Life Science: Biology Part 1 Quiz Exam 15 Biology Part 2 Exam Exam 10 Biology Part 2 Quiz Exam 15 Earth and Space Science Part 1 Exam Exam 10 Earth and Space Science Part 1 Quiz Exam 15 Earth and Space Science Part 2 Exam Exam 10 Earth and Space Science Part 2 Quiz Exam 15 Chemistry Part 1 Quiz Exam 15 Chemistry, Part 1 Exam Exam 10 Chemistry Part 2 Quiz Exam 15 Chemistry, Part 2 Exam Exam 10 Physics Part 1 Quiz Exam 15 Physics, Part 1 Exam Exam 10 Physics Part 2 Quiz Exam 15 Physics, Part 2 Exam Exam 10 Physics Part 3 Quiz Exam 14 Physics, Part 3 Exam Exam 10 Science Test Review Exam 90 Total Points: 1542