A Theoretical Analysis of Race and Ethnicity
By Deb DeRosso
In the interactive object, learners examine the structural-functional, social-conflict, and symbolic interaction analyses of race and ethnicity. Learners also answer multiple-choice questions.
Chickens Around the World
By Virginia Kirsch
In this learning activity you'll explore how different cultures cook chicken in a variety of traditional dishes.
Circle of Familiars
By Gary Briggs-Deneen
In this learning activity you'll explain your placement of five people somewhere withing the circle of familiars chart.
Culture Assimilation Patterns
By Carol May
The student reads definitions of four basic assimilation patterns in American society and creates a model for each by clicking and dragging building blocks. The student also writes a brief explanation of each new model.
Diversity in 21st Century Work Teams
By Therese Nemec
Learners test their knowledge of demographics in the United States and in the world. Immediate feedback is provided.
European Union: Part 2
Students view maps and answer questions about the newest nine members of the European Union.
Families Around the World
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of global rates for life expectancy, marriage, divorce, and births.
Families Around the World - Birth Rates
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of global rates for births.
Families Around the World - Life Expectancy
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of global rates for life expectancy.
Families Around the World - Marriage Rates
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of global rates for marriage.
German Vocabulary for Things Found in a Classroom
By Bonnie Tomlin
This learning object teaches the student German vocabulary for common items found in a virtual classroom.
Gift Giving Around the World
Giving gifts is an important part of conducting business around the world. Learners read about the kinds of gifts that are welcomed in various cultures, and which are not. A quiz completes the activity.
By robin rathsack
In this learning activity you'll discover different communication styles from around the world.
Mandarin Chinese - Asking for Directions
By Pao-Mi Wei
Learners read and listen to phrases in Mandarin Chinese that would be part of directions to common locations. Additional vocabulary words related to forms of transportation are also presented.
Mandarin Chinese - At A Café
The learner can practice Mandarin Chinese by visiting a café.
Mandarin Chinese – At a Counter
The learner practices Mandarin Chinese in this animated scenario at a fast food counter.
Mandarin Chinese - At the Airport Check In Counter
Mandarin Chinese - Chinese Currency
The learner reads a brief explanation of how to use Mandarin Chinese monetary terms in formal and colloquial speech. The learner can then click on a term to listen to its pronunciation and see its value.
Mandarin Chinese - Clothing and Accessories
Learners listen to and read Mandarin Chinese vocabulary words used to identify pieces of clothing and accessories.
Mandarin Chinese - Family
The learner listens to and sees the vocabulary words used when introducing family members.
Mandarin Chinese - In a Restaurant
The learner visits a Chinese restaurant to learn how to order from the menu in Mandarin Chinese. This activity has audio content.
Mandarin Chinese - Making an Appointment with the Doctor
In this animated activity, the learner listens to a dialogue in which a caller speaks with a receptionist to make a doctor’s appointment. The learner can then click on a number of medical terms to hear their pronunciation in Mandarin Chinese.
Mandarin Chinese - Making Chinese Food
The learner watches and listens to an animated scenario of a mother and daughter preparing dumplings for dinner. The dialogue is in Mandarin Chinese, and an English translation appears on the screen. Extra vocabulary words related to food preparation are also presented.
Mandarin Chinese - Pastimes
The learner listens to and sees Chinese vocabulary words used to describe hobbies, sports, and other pastimes.
Mandarin Chinese - Shopping for Groceries
In this animated activity, learners read and listen to a dialogue in Mandarin Chinese in a grocery store setting. The learner can then click on photos of fruits and vegetables to hear their pronunciation in Mandarin.