Writing Effective Paraphrases (Screencast)
By Jennifer Madej
In this screencast, you'll review paraphrasing brief, non-fiction passages.
Writing Effective Instructions
By Elizabeth Jones
The learner will distinguish effective from ineffective approaches to writing instructions.
Writing a Topic Outline (Screencast)
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this screencast you'll generate your own speech outline from the information provided.
Writing a Sentence Outline (Screencast)
In this screencast, you'll examine writing a sentence outline using complete sentences for headings, subheadings, main points, and subpoints.
Workplace Ethics: Enforcing Rules
This interactive study guide will help students to identify recommended processes for enforcing rules on a work team.
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.
What Is Color?
By Steve Utschig
In this animated and interactive lesson, learners examine additive and subtractive color theories.
Using Modifiers (Screencast)
By Tracy Helixon
In this interactive object, learners read about words that give information about another word in a sentence. Students also practice placing modifiers in sentences in drag and drop exercises.
Using Commas in a Series
By Fay Wagner
Students insert commas to divide nouns, verbs, and adjectives when the words are written in a series. This practice exercise provides immediate feedback.
Using "They're," "There," and "Their" Correctly
By Joan Hoffmann
In this learning activity you'll review and practice using "they're," "there," and "their" correctly.
Transactional Communication Model (Graphic)
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll view a graphical layout of the transactional communication model.
Three Tips for Better Conflict Resolution
In this learning object, you will learn the three tips to better resolve conflict with others.
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.
The You View
By Jennifer McIntosh, Barbara Laedtke
Learners will write effective business messages that incorporate a second-person point of view and focus on the benefit to the reader. This approach is often used to create positive messages, neutral messages, and inquiry messages in business settings.
The THINK Principle
By Andrea Krabbe, Rosie Bunnow
Learners are shown questions to ask themselves before they speak. They evaluate three responses according to the criteria presented. This activity has audio content.
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.
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.
The PDF File Format
By Dan Seanor
In this animated object, learners examine the PDF (portable document format), which has become the standard file format in the printing industry for the distribution of printable documents.
The Johari Window (Screencast)
In this screencast, you will see how the Johari Window works when determining a relationship with someone.
The Art of Good Listening
By Suzi Hunsader
In this learning activity you'll review the four techniques of good listening.
Summary Writing (Screencast)
By David Wehmeyer
In this screencast, students demonstrate an understanding of summary writing by reading step-by-step instructions and then summarizing short paragraphs. Examples of summaries that are poorly written, as well as those that are written well, are included.
Subject - Verb Agreement (Screencast)
By Amy Bodoh
Student learn to use proper subject - verb agreement.
Special Nouns Practice
By Michele Williams
In this learning activity you'll identify nouns referring to qualities, ideas, and emotions.
In this learning activity you'll review abstract nouns referring to qualities, ideas, and emotions.