Creating and Formatting a Memo
By Deborah Seline
In this learning activity you'll explore different reasons to write a memo and how to create it.
Feasibility Topic Determination
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll determine appropriate feasibility studies from a list of selected topics.
By Mitch Vesaas
The learner will identify the steps for preparing and facilitating a team meeting.
Integrity in Work Teams
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will...identify the qualities of a person with integrity and the importance of integrity within a work team.
Four Types of Communication in Conflict
By Therese Nemec
In this activity, you will practice choosing assertive responses to conflict.
Listening for Retention
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners listen to a workplace conversation and are tested on their retention of information. This activity has audio content.
Identifying Effective Nonverbal Behavior
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll complete a skill-building exercise identifying effective nonverbal behavior.
Communicating with Respect and Acceptance
By Kedron Wiersgalla
In this learning activity you'll use critical thinking, personal opinions, and experiences to develop responses regarding communicating respectfully.
A Listening Improvement Plan
By Dr. Cynthia Ellenbecker
In this learning activity you'll produce a personal listening improvement plan based on good listening techniques.
Logical Reasoning in Speeches - Ad Verecundiam
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the Ad Verecundia fallacy.
Logical Reasoning in Speeches - Slippery Slope
In this learning activity you'll explore the Slippery Slope fallacy.
Logical Reasoning in Speeches
In this learning activity you'll explore the differences between primary and secondary research.
Determining the General Purpose of Your Speech
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll explore the different types of purposes for giving speeches.
Brainstorming for a Speech
In this learning activity you'll brainstorm and compose a list of speech topics.
Mini-Lecture: Technical Argument
By Terri Langan
In this learning activity you'll summarize review key concepts related to arguments and persuasion.
Audience Characteristics Chart
In this learning object you'll review information for layman, executive, expert, technician and operator audiences for writing technical publications.
Mechanism / Ballpoint Pen
In this learning activity you can practice writing a technical descriptions of a pen.
Identifying External Noise
The learner will read a mini-lecture defining external noise and will complete an activity.
Concluding Your Speech
In this learning activity you'll review a conclusion and decide how effectively it summarized a speech. You'll also gain some tips for writing your own speech conclusion.
Evaluating Sources for the Technical Research Report
By David Wehmeyer
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.
Students read an explanation of plagiarism. They then read examples of student papers and decide if an original work was plagiarized.
Communicating in the Workplace
By Jennifer Heinritz
Compare the behaviors and situations that interfere with effective communication in the workplace with those that enhance listening skills and career performance.
Intercultural Communication: Gestures
By Elizabeth Jones
The learner will recognize common gestures and identify the meanings associated with those gestures.
Double Trouble With Listening
Learn about the seven common barriers of listening and evaluate a conversation using the barriers.
Overcoming Barriers to Critical Thinking: Being Human
The learner will identify ways to overcome barriers to critical thinking and problem-solving including false memories, personal biases and prejudices, and physical and emotional hindrances.