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.
Listening: Comprehension and Recall
Learners practice their comprehension and recall skills while listening to narration on listening skills. Sound required.
Following Directions: The Parts Room
By Dave Bunnow, Rosie Bunnow
In this animated and interactive object, learners follow oral directions in the workplace. They complete their task within a time limit. This object has audio content.
Increasing Message Clarity
By Kedron Wiersgalla
In this learning activity you'll use critical thinking to write appropriate responses.
By Gretchen Grimm
In this learning activity you'll create a focused speech topic by using a focused pyramid.
Logical Reasoning in Speeches -"Either/Or" Fallacy
By Dr. Cynthia Ellenbecker
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the either/or fallacy.
The Reality of Sterotypes
In this learning activity, the user will understand how believing in and using common stereotypes can get in the way of working together.
Organization: The Second Stage in the Perception Process
By Mary Brignall
The student will read a mini-lecture explaining the organization stage in the perception process and will complete an activity.
Mechanism Description: Padlock
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll write a technical description of a padlock.
Mechanism Description: Vegetable Peeler
In this learning activity you'll write a description of a vegetable peeler and submits it to the instructor.
Seven Barriers to Listening
By Therese Nemec
The learner will identify common barriers to effective listening.
Writing a Topic Outline (Screencast)
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this screencast you'll generate your own speech outline from the information provided.
Selection: The First Stage in the Perception Process (Screencast)
In this learning activity you'll review the selection stage in the perception process and apply the information to complete an activity.
Writing Effective Instructions
By Elizabeth Jones
The learner will distinguish effective from ineffective approaches to writing instructions.
In this animated object, learners evaluate oral directions and compose questions to clarify ambiguities. This activity has audio.
Barriers to Effective Listening (Video)
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 Effective Technical Descriptions
In this learning activity you'll review an introduction and samples of description worksheets. You'll then select an object and complete your own description.