Barriers to Effective Listening (Video)
By Therese Nemec
Learners examine the seven most common barriers to effective listening and consider suggestions for how to overcome these barriers. This interactive object contains audio.
Writing a Sentence Outline (Video)
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this screencast, you'll examine writing a sentence outline using complete sentences for headings, subheadings, main points, and subpoints.
Summary Writing (Video)
By David Wehmeyer
In this screencast, 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.
Homophones: To, Too, Two (Video)
By Nancy McFadden
In this screencast, you'll review definitions of To, Too, and Two and review practice sentences.
Practice With Suffixes (Nouns)
By Susan Herscher
Students add suffixes to base words to form nouns in this interactive lesson.
Practice with Prefixes #1
Students practice adding some of the basic prefixes to words in the English language.
What Is Color?
By Steve Utschig
In this animated and interactive lesson, learners examine additive and subtractive color theories.
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.
Spanish Conversation - Greetings in Mexico
Spanish conversation instruction, by Fox Valley Technical College Spanish instructors. How two native speakers from Mexico would greet each other.
By Barbara Liang, Andrea Krabbe
Learners read about nonverbal communication. In a drag-and-drop exercise, they evaluate photos of people interacting and determine if the behaviors shown interfere with communication or enhance it.
What is Sexual Harassment?
Explore what sexual harassment is, the three conditions that constitute harassing behavior, and the four levels of sexual harassment.
By MarQulyn McKinney
Read about the difference between the subject and object form of personal pronouns and test your knowledge in practice exercises.
Integrity in Work Teams
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will...identify the qualities of a person with integrity and the importance of integrity within a work team.
Four Types of Communication in Conflict
In this activity, you will practice choosing assertive responses to conflict.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Errors in Judgment
The learners will explore the Errors in Judgment: Barriers to Critical Thinking and how it affects their decision-making processes.
Three Tips for Better Conflict Resolution
In this learning object, you will learn the three tips to better resolve conflict with others.
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.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: People-Related Obstacles
The learner will identify barriers to critical thinking related to internal and external factors after viewing scenarios.
By Mitch Vesaas
The learner will identify the steps for preparing and facilitating a team meeting.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Communication
This activity will examine several of the barriers related to problems with communication.
Double Trouble With Listening
Learn about the seven common barriers of listening and evaluate a conversation using the barriers.
Communication: Identifying Active and Passive Voice
By Elizabeth Jones
The learner will identify active and passive voice and distinguish between the two.
Perception - Understanding the World Around You
Learn the definition of perception, its process and how it affects communication
Overcoming Barriers to Critical Thinking: Being Human
The learner will identify ways to overcome barriers to critical thinking and problem-solving including false memories, personal biases and prejudices, and physical and emotional hindrances.