In this learning activity you'll distinguish the differences between the content message and the relational message.
Students read an explanation of plagiarism. They then read examples of student papers and decide if an original work was plagiarized.
In this learning activity you'll apply directions to follow when writing clear "how-to" instructions.
This learning activity describes the definition, the uses, and the terms associated with a blog.
In this learning activity you'll create a Johari Window.
Students read guidelines for document design, format, and layout. They then type sentences into a textbox and use the techniques discussed to produce a well-designed document.
In this activity, students practice recognizing the different types of noise in the communication process.
Students view information taken from various sources and decide if the material is acceptable for a technical research report. After choosing whether or not the source material is acceptable, the students read an explanation from the instructor.
Learners read about nonverbal communication. In a drag-and-drop exercise, they evaluate photos of people interacting and determine if the behaviors shown interfere with communication or enhance it.
Learners examine the seven most common barriers to effective listening and consider suggestions for how to overcome these barriers. This interactive object contains audio.
The learner will read a mini-lecture defining external noise and will complete an activity.
In this learning activity you'll explore different reasons to write a memo and how to create it.
In this learning activity you'll determine appropriate feasibility studies from a list of selected topics.
Learners review the concept of portfolio, the characteristics of the two basic types of portfolios, and the benefits of using portfolios for instructors, students, and job-seekers.
Learners examine the do's and don'ts of blogging in a school setting. They compare the features of a student blog with those of a classroom community blog. This learning object is particularly designed for instructors.
In this learning activity you'll explore five types of power: legitimate, referent, coercive, reward, and expert.
In this learning activity you'll use critical thinking, personal opinions, and experiences to develop responses regarding communicating respectfully.
The student will read a mini-lecture explaining the organization stage in the perception process and will complete an activity.
By the end of this activity you'll be able to explain the different parts of the basic writing process.
In this learning activity you'll practice writing a story with specific and interesting details.
Student will summarize paragraphs from a passage.
In this animated object, students examine the shades that result from mixing primary and secondary colors. Color tone and level are also defined.
In this learning activity you'll explore the four stages of conflict (latent, triggering incident, conflict, new equilibrium) and then creates a similar diagram applying to a specific personal conflict.
In this learning activity you'll view a graphical layout of the transactional communication model.
In this learning activity you'll review the basic three step writing process used by many writers.