By Mitch Vesaas
The learner will identify the steps for preparing and facilitating a team meeting.
The Reality of Sterotypes
In this learning activity, the user will understand how believing in and using common stereotypes can get in the way of working together.
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.
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.
Giving Directions: The Starting Point
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners evaluate how well a set of directions instructs a person about to perform a task for the first time. The focus is on avoiding assumptions.
Following Directions: The Parts Room
By Dave Bunnow, Rosie Bunnow
In this animated and interactive object, learners follow oral directions in the workplace. They complete their task within a time limit. This object has audio content.
Practice with Prefixes #2
By Susan Herscher
Students practice adding prefixes to a variety of words in the English language.
Use "Do" and "Make" Correctly: Part 4 in a Series
By Joan Hoffmann
In this learning activity you'll apply your skills to matching the correct verb forms of "do" and "make" with the appropriate expressions.
Ever and Never
By Fran McCarthy
Students read the definitions of these two adverbs of frequency which are often confused. They then complete sentences using "ever" or "never."
Students read the definitions of "raise" and "rise," two verbs that are often confused. They then enter the correct tense of each verb in a variety of sentences.
Test Your Tenses 3
By Anne Blahnik
In this learning activity you'll practice verb tenses in the present, present perfect, past, and past perfect tenses.
Use "Do" and "Make" Correctly: Part 2 in a Series
In this learning activity you'll explore various forms of the verb "do."
Use "Do" and "Make" Correctly: Part 3 in a Series
In this learning activity you'll review and practice the various forms of the verb "make."
What's the Context?
In this learning activity you'll differentiate between the five contexts affecting communication.
Know What Learn
By Wendy Osburn
Methods for teaching reading
Logical Reasoning in Speeches -"Either/Or" Fallacy
By Dr. Cynthia Ellenbecker
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the either/or fallacy.
Logical Reasoning in Speeches - Post hoc, Ergo Propter hoc
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the Post hoc, Ergo Propter hoc fallacy.
Writing a Sentence Outline
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll practice filling out an outline and writing your own outline for a speech.
Audience Characteristics Chart
By Terri Langan
In this learning object you'll review information for layman, executive, expert, technician and operator audiences for writing technical publications.
Mechanism Description: Staple Remover
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll write a technical description of a staple remover.
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.
Understanding Your Audience
You'll identify the main characteristics of various audiences when writing a technical document.
Personal Pronouns - Exercise 1
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises using personal pronouns as subjects or objects.
Indefinite Pronouns / Possessive Case - Exercise 2
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises using indefinite pronouns in the possessive case.