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.
Indefinite Pronouns / Possessive Case - Exercise 2
By Rosie Bunnow
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises using indefinite pronouns in the possessive case.
Confusing Words -- Effect, Affect
The student reviews definitions of effect/affect and completes a practice exercise.
Intercultural Communication: Gestures
By Elizabeth Jones
The learner will recognize common gestures and identify the meanings associated with those gestures.
Using Commas In a Series - Nouns
By Fay Wagner
In this learning activity you'll review the rules for using commas to divide nouns written in a series and complete an activity.
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
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll brainstorm and compose a list of speech topics.
By David Wehmeyer
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.
Perception - Understanding the World Around You
Learn the definition of perception, its process and how it affects communication
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Communication
By Therese Nemec
This activity will examine several of the barriers related to problems with 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
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.
The Johari Window
By Kathy Henning
In this learning activity you'll create a Johari Window.
Writing a Topic Outline
In this learning activity you'll generate your own speech outline from the information provided.
Overcoming Barriers to Critical Thinking: People-Related Obstacles
The learner will identify techniques to use to overcome people-related barriers to critical thinking.
Four Types of Communication in Conflict
In this activity, you will practice choosing assertive responses to conflict.
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.
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.
Evaluating Sources for the Technical Research Report
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.
What Is Color?
By Steve Utschig
In this animated and interactive lesson, learners examine additive and subtractive color theories.
Building Relationships Through Active Listening
Learners will examine the four steps to listen actively to improve relationships.
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.
Using Commas in a Series - Verbs
In this learning activity you'll review the rule for using commas to divide verbs written in a series and do an interactive exercise.