Using "Borrow" and "Lend" Correctly
By Joan Hoffmann
In this learning activity you'll review the usage of "borrow" and "lend."
Prepositions: In, On, and At
By Lori Sween
Learners read the definitions of the prepositions "in," "on," and "at" and view examples of how these words are used. They then complete an exercise by inserting the prepositions into sentences.
Writing a Topic Outline
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll generate your own speech outline from the information provided.
Confusing Words -- Effect, Affect
By Rosie Bunnow
The student reviews definitions of effect/affect and completes a practice exercise.
Evaluating Sources for the Technical Research Report
By David Wehmeyer
Students view information taken from various sources and decide if the material is acceptable for a technical research report. After choosing whether or not the source material is acceptable, the students read an explanation from the instructor.
Creating and Formatting a Memo
By Deborah Seline
In this learning activity you'll explore different reasons to write a memo and how to create it.
Perception - Understanding the World Around You
Learn the definition of perception, its process and how it affects communication
Possessive Practice: Self-Check
By Claudia Zins
In this learning activity you'll practice using possessive nouns.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Basic Human Limitations
By Therese Nemec
Learners examine seven basic human limitations that prevent people from seeing or understanding the world with total clarity. In an interactive exercise, learners identify ways to overcome those barriers to critical thinking.
Identifying the Topic
By Rhonda Towne
Learners identify topic words from a group of related words and choose topic statements for short passages.
Brainstorming for a Speech
In this learning activity you'll brainstorm and compose a list of speech topics.
Indefinite Pronouns / Possessive Case - Exercise 2
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises using indefinite pronouns in the possessive case.
Singular and Plural Nouns Ending in an "s" Sound
By SWTC Communication Department
Students review the rule for writing the possessive form of singular nouns that end in an "s" sound. They then complete exercises.
Building Relationships Through Active Listening
Learners will examine the four steps to listen actively to improve relationships.
Integrity in Work Teams
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will...identify the qualities of a person with integrity and the importance of integrity within a work team.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Communication
This activity will examine several of the barriers related to problems with communication.
Using Commas in a Series
By Fay Wagner
Students read about the rules for using commas to divide nouns, verbs, and adjectives when the words are written in a series. They insert commas in a practice exercise and receive immediate feedback.
The Five Pillars of Islam
By Virginia Kirsch
In this learning activity you'll review the five Muslim beliefs.
Describing the Transactional Communication Model
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll review definitions then match the transactional communication model element with the definition or example.
Plural Nouns: Words Ending in "o"
Students review the rule for pluralizing nouns ending in the letter "o." They then complete an exercise.
Plural Nouns - Words Ending in "y"
Students read about how to make the plural form of nouns that end in "y." They then complete an exercise.
Determining the Specific Purpose of Your Speech
In this learning activity you'll review the general principles speakers use to create a specific purpose statement.
By MarQulyn McKinney
Read about the difference between the subject and object form of personal pronouns and test your knowledge in practice exercises.
What Is Color?
By Steve Utschig
In this animated and interactive lesson, learners examine additive and subtractive color theories.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Being Human
The learner will explore basic human limitations that create barriers to critical thinking including selective thinking, false memories, and perceptual limitations.