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.
Thinking About the Topic: Free Writing
By Deborah Seline
In this learning activity you'll create a free writing document on a topic.
Transactional Communication Model: Assessment Activity
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll outline a conversation using the transactional communication model.
Mechanism Description: Tape Dispenser
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll write a technical description of a tape dispenser.
Generating a Questionnaire
By David Wehmeyer
Students read an explanation of the use of questionnaires in research. Open-ended and closed-ended questions are defined. Students complete the activity by generating a questionnaire.
Thinking About the Topic: Mind Mapping
In this learning activity you'll create a mind map of ideas related to a topic.
Avoiding Design Mistakes When Creating Visuals
In this learning activity you'll review design errors and learn how to avoid them.
By Terri Langan
In this learning activity you'll review the basic three step writing process used by many writers.
Feasibility Topic Determination
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.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Errors in Judgment
By Andrea Krabbe
The learners will explore the Errors in Judgment: Barriers to Critical Thinking and how it affects their decision-making processes.
What is Sexual Harassment?
By Therese Nemec
Explore what sexual harassment is, the three conditions that constitute harassing behavior, and the four levels of sexual harassment.
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners watch a commercial for a fictitious product and pose questions to challenge the assumptions made in it.
By Marilyn Carien
In this learning activity you'll practice writing a story with specific and interesting details.
The Phases of Conflict
By Kathy Henning
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.
Identifying External Noise
The learner will read a mini-lecture defining external noise and will complete an activity.
Generating Ideas: Thinking About the Topic
In this learning object you'll practice three techniques for generating ideas.
Three Tips for Better Conflict Resolution
In this learning object, you will learn the three tips to better resolve conflict with others.
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.
Mechanism Description: Electric Pencil Sharpener
In this learning activity you'll write a technical description of an electric pencil sharpener.
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.
The Johari Window (Screencast)
In this screencast, you will see how the Johari Window works when determining a relationship with someone.
By Elizabeth Jones
In this study guide, we will review the general rules for using prepositions.
Communication: The Writing Process
The learner will identify the three steps in the writing process and the elements in each step.
Listening on the Job
By Barbara Liang
Learners compare the behaviors and situations that interfere with listening on the job with those that enhance listening skills and job performance.