Barriers to Critical Thinking: Being Human
By Therese Nemec
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
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.
Brainstorming for a Speech
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll brainstorm and compose a list of speech topics.
By Dan Seanor
In this animated object, learners examine ink trapping, a key technique used by printers to improve the quality of products and to increase efficiency.
Possessive Practice: Self-Check
By Claudia Zins
In this learning activity you'll practice using possessive nouns.
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.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: People-Related Obstacles
The learner will identify barriers to critical thinking related to internal and external factors after viewing scenarios.
Thinking About the Topic: Brainstorming (Screencast)
By Deborah Seline
In this learning activity you'll explore how to brainstorm a list of ideas related to a topic.
Logical Reasoning in Speeches - Research
By Dr. Cynthia Ellenbecker
In this learning activity you'll explore the differences between primary and secondary research.
Indefinite Pronouns / Possessive Case - Exercise 2
By Rosie Bunnow
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises using indefinite pronouns in the possessive case.
Writing Effective Paraphrases (Screencast)
By Jennifer Madej
In this screencast, you'll review paraphrasing brief, non-fiction passages.
Intercultural Communication: Gestures
By Elizabeth Jones
The learner will recognize common gestures and identify the meanings associated with those gestures.
Language: Specific and Abstract
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll arrange words from abstract or general language to specific language.
GED Essay Writing -- Formula for Success
By Laurie Jarvis
In this learning activity you'll review the format for a five-paragraph essay, which is the second part of the GED Writing Test.
The Johari Window (Screencast)
By Kathy Henning
In this screencast, you will see how the Johari Window works when determining a relationship with someone.
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.
Leaving a Telephone Message
By Susan Maloney
Students listen to three telephone messages and enter their evaluation of each one. They then read a list of guidelines for leaving effective messages.
Can You Speak Hmong?
By Virginia Kirsch
In this learning activity you'll see and hear basic Hmong phrases.
Seven Barriers to Listening
The learner will identify common barriers to effective listening.
The PDF File Format
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.
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.
Modifiers and Nouns
By Sarah Neeb
In this learning activity you'll review information regarding single-word, phrase, and clause modifiers of nouns.
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.
The Question and Answer Period
In this learning activity you'll explore the guidelines for an effective question and answer period after giving a speech.
Homophones: To, Too, Two
By Nancy McFadden
In this learning activity you'll review definitions of To, Too, and Two and complete practice sentences.