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.
Introducing Your Speech
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll analyze an introduction and determine whether or not it was effective. You'll also gain an understanding of what makes an effective introduction.
Tricky Communication Situations: Analyzing the Situation
By Marilyn Carien
In this learning activity you'll examine strategies to help you deal with tricky personal and business communication situations.
Logical Reasoning in Speeches - Slippery Slope
By Dr. Cynthia Ellenbecker
In this learning activity you'll explore the Slippery Slope fallacy.
Writing a Topic Outline
In this learning activity you'll generate your own speech outline from the information provided.
Overview: Writing Clear "How To" Instructions
By Sandy Eyler
In this learning activity you'll apply directions to follow when writing clear "how-to" instructions.
Organizing Sentences for a News Release
By Ann Del Ponte
In this learning activity you'll rewrite a news article into a news release.
A Listening Improvement Plan
In this learning activity you'll produce a personal listening improvement plan based on good listening techniques.
Thinking About the Topic: Free Writing
By Deborah Seline
In this learning activity you'll create a free writing document on a topic.
Three Tips for Better Conflict Resolution
In this learning object, you will learn the three tips to better resolve conflict with others.
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners watch a commercial for a fictitious product and pose questions to challenge the assumptions made in it.
In this learning object you'll review various types of groups as well as the concepts of rules and norms in groups.
By Mitch Vesaas
The learner will identify the steps for preparing and facilitating a team meeting.
Giving Directions: The Starting Point
Learners evaluate how well a set of directions instructs a person about to perform a task for the first time. The focus is on avoiding assumptions.
Conflict: Assessing Levels of Power
By Kathy Henning
In this learning activity you'll explore five types of power: legitimate, referent, coercive, reward, and expert.
Barriers to Effective Listening (Video)
By Therese Nemec
Learners examine the seven most common barriers to effective listening and consider suggestions for how to overcome these barriers. This interactive object contains audio.
What's the Context?
In this learning activity you'll differentiate between the five contexts affecting communication.
Questioning Assumptions (Screencast)
The Johari Interactive Window
In this learning activity you'll interact with the Johari Window to illustrate how willing you are to disclose information.
Selection: The First Stage in the Perception Process (Screencast)
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll review the selection stage in the perception process and apply the information to complete an activity.
Feasibility Topic Determination
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll determine appropriate feasibility studies from a list of selected topics.
Male or Female? Gender and Communication Tendencies
In this learning activity you'll explore communication tendencies from a list and identifies them as typically “male” and “female”.
Personal Behavior and Communication
By Gretchen Grimm
In this learning activity you'll reflect on possible behavior choices and their impact on communication.
In this learning activity you'll create a focused speech topic by using a focused pyramid.
Logical Reasoning in Speeches - Post hoc, Ergo Propter hoc
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the Post hoc, Ergo Propter hoc fallacy.