Transactional Communication Model (Graphic)
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll view a graphical layout of the transactional communication model.
By Dr. Cynthia Ellenbecker
In this learning object you'll review various types of groups as well as the concepts of rules and norms in groups.
Thinking About the Topic: Free Writing
By Deborah Seline
In this learning activity you'll create a free writing document on a topic.
Thinking About the Topic: Considering Your Purpose for Writing
In this learning activity you'll review the four main purposes for writing documents: expressive, literary, persuasive, and reality.
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.
Three Tips for Better Conflict Resolution
In this learning object, you will learn the three tips to better resolve conflict with others.
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.
Communication: The Writing Process
By Elizabeth Jones
The learner will identify the three steps in the writing process and the elements in each step.
By Gretchen Grimm
In this learning activity you'll create a focused speech topic by using a focused pyramid.
Logical Reasoning in Speeches - Ad Populum
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the Ad Populum fallacy.
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.
Using Imperatives (Commands)
By Sandy Eyler
In this learning object you'll convert descriptive phrases into imperative sentences.
Thinking About the Topic: Mind Mapping
In this learning activity you'll create a mind map of ideas related to a topic.
The Art of Good Listening
By Suzi Hunsader
In this learning activity you'll review the four techniques of good listening.
By Terri Langan
In this learning activity you'll review the basic three step writing process used by many writers.
Generating Ideas: Thinking About the Topic
In this learning object you'll practice three techniques for generating ideas.
Writing Effective Instructions
The learner will distinguish effective from ineffective approaches to writing instructions.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: People-Related Obstacles
The learner will identify barriers to critical thinking related to internal and external factors after viewing scenarios.
Barriers to Effective Listening
Learners examine the seven most common barriers to effective listening and consider suggestions for how to overcome these barriers. This interactive object contains audio.
Creating Directions: How to Anticipate and Adjust
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners write directions to gain experience asking questions from the point of view of the person who must follow the directions.
Selection: The First Stage in the Perception Process
In this learning activity you'll review the selection stage in the perception process and apply the information to complete an activity.
Logical Reasoning in Speeches -"Either/Or" Fallacy
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the either/or fallacy.
By David Wehmeyer
The student watches a car move through a city and writes directions based on the car's route.
Mechanism Description: Electric Pencil Sharpener
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll write a technical description of an electric pencil sharpener.
Generating a Questionnaire
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.