Mechanism Description: Stopwatch
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll write a technical description of a stopwatch.
Understanding Your Audience
You'll identify the main characteristics of various audiences when writing a technical document.
Thinking About the Topic: Brainstorming
By Deborah Seline
In this learning activity you'll explore how to brainstorm a list of ideas related to a topic.
Personal Pronouns - Exercise 1
By Rosie Bunnow
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises using personal pronouns as subjects or objects.
Personal Pronouns - Exercise 2
Indefinite Pronouns / Possessive Case - Exercise 2
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises using indefinite pronouns in the possessive case.
Personal Pronouns / Possessive Case - Exercise 1
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises matching possessive pronouns and antecedents.
Confusing Words--Cite, Site, Sight
In this learning activity you'll review definitions of cite, site, and sight and completes practice exercises.
Confusing Words -- Lose, Loose, Loss
The student reviews definitions of lose/loose/loss and completes a practice exercise.
Confusing Words -- To, Too, Two
The student reviews definitions of to/too/two and completes a practice exercise.
By Dr. Cynthia Ellenbecker
In this learning object you'll review various types of groups as well as the concepts of rules and norms in groups.
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.
Students read an explanation of plagiarism. They then read examples of student papers and decide if an original work was plagiarized.
Thinking About the Topic: Free Writing
In this learning activity you'll create a free writing document on a topic.
Identifying Incorrect Sentences
By Dan Rooney, Tracy Helixon
In this interactive object, learners identify run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments.
By MarQulyn McKinney
Read about the difference between the subject and object form of personal pronouns and test your knowledge in practice exercises.
Three Tips for Better Conflict Resolution
In this learning object, you will learn the three tips to better resolve conflict with others.
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.
By Elizabeth Jones
In this study guide, we will review the general rules for using prepositions.
Communication: The Writing Process
The learner will identify the three steps in the writing process and the elements in each step.
Communication: Identifying Active and Passive Voice
The learner will identify active and passive voice and distinguish between the two.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Communication
This activity will examine several of the barriers related to problems with communication.
By Carol Mennen
Students review the spelling rules for adding a suffix to a base word. They practice changing the "y" to "i" for some of the words that end in "y."
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.
Using Commas In a Series - Nouns
In this learning activity you'll review the rules for using commas to divide nouns written in a series and complete an activity.