Modifiers and Nouns
By Sarah Neeb
In this learning activity you'll review information regarding single-word, phrase, and clause modifiers of nouns.
Using Commas in a Series - Verbs
By Fay Wagner
In this learning activity you'll review the rule for using commas to divide verbs written in a series and do an interactive exercise.
How to Listen Better
By Barbara Liang
The learner reads a description of what it means to listen respectively. He or she then writes a brief action plan for becoming a better listener.
By Steve Utschig
In this animated activity, learners observe how a viscometer operates.
The Johari Window
By Kathy Henning
In this learning activity you'll create a Johari Window.
Comprehension Power: Becoming an Active Reader
By Barbara Laedtke
In this interactive learning object, learners follow a strategy for identifying specific and general topics to improve their ability to find the main idea of a passage.
Matching In-Text Documentation to a Works Cited Page
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll identify correctly formatted MLA citations.
By Pamela West
The student sees a list of 30 of the most often misspelled words used in business. In one exercise, the student listens to each word and then keys in the spelling of that word. In the next exercise, the student matches synonyms.
Distinguishing Between the Content Message and the Relational Message (Video)
In this screencast, you'll distinguish the differences between the content message and the relational message.
Determining the Specific Purpose of Your Speech
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll review the general principles speakers use to create a specific purpose statement.
In this animated activity, learners observe impression procedures.
Conflict: Assessing Levels of Power
In this learning activity you'll explore five types of power: legitimate, referent, coercive, reward, and expert.
Male or Female? Gender and Communication Tendencies
In this learning activity you'll explore communication tendencies from a list and identifies them as typically “male” and “female”.
Know What Learn
By Wendy Osburn
Methods for teaching reading
Logical Reasoning in Speeches
By Dr. Cynthia Ellenbecker
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the eight most common logical fallacies commonly used in persuasive speeches.
Mechanism Description: Staple Remover
In this learning activity you'll write a technical description of a staple remover.
Mechanism Description: Stopwatch
In this learning activity you'll write a technical description of a stopwatch.
Documenting Sources Using MLA Format
By David Wehmeyer
In this exercise, students read a list of sources used in a research report. They follow MLA guidelines to write parenthetical references and to compile a Works Cited page.
Indefinite Pronouns / Possessive Case - Exercise 1
By Rosie Bunnow
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises using indefinite pronouns in the possessive case.
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.
Students read an explanation of plagiarism. They then read examples of student papers and decide if an original work was plagiarized.
Communicating in the Workplace
By Jennifer Heinritz
Compare the behaviors and situations that interfere with effective communication in the workplace with those that enhance listening skills and career performance.
Double Trouble With Listening
By Therese Nemec
Learn about the seven common barriers of listening and evaluate a conversation using the barriers.
Introduction to Ethics
By Elizabeth Jones
The learner will identify the three general types of ethics.
Test Your Tenses: The Game That Has You Testing Your Recall of Verb Tenses
By Anne Blahnik
In this learning activity you'll practice entering the plural present, plural present perfect, past, and past perfect forms of verbs.