What's the Context?
By Rosie Bunnow
In this learning activity you'll differentiate between the five contexts affecting communication.
Tricky Communication Situations: Magic Secret Formulas
By Marilyn Carien
In this learning activity you'll create strategies for sending and receiving complaints and requests.
By David Wehmeyer
The student watches a car move through a city and writes directions based on the car's route.
Mechanism Description: Padlock
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll write a technical description of a padlock.
Mechanism Description: Electric Pencil Sharpener
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.
The Art of Good Listening
By Suzi Hunsader
In this learning activity you'll review the four techniques of good listening.
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.
By Terri Langan
In this learning activity you'll review the basic three step writing process used by many writers.
Selection: The First Stage in the Perception Process
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.
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.
Mechanism Description: Vegetable Peeler
In this learning activity you'll write a description of a vegetable peeler and submits it to the instructor.