In this interactive lesson, learners read and hear instructions for sending an e-mail. Steps are given for composing an e-mail message and for sending it. Students have an opportunity to write their own messages. A quiz follows the instruction.
Learners examine the function of each part of a microscope and follow step-by-step instructions on how to focus on a specimen. They also review the proper use and care of a microscope and test their knowledge in two drag-and-drop exercises.
The learner will study an effective workplace email being written while a narrator explains the step-by-step process. The learner will distinguish the difference between poorly written and effectively written emails.
Many teachers underestimate the power of their expectations to motivate students and affect their outcomes. But research has consistently shown just how much influence those expectations actually do have – resulting in positive and/or negative outcomes for students. View this learning object to learn more about the expectancy theory of motivation, also commonly referred to as the Pygmalion effect.
Learners read how the NOR gate can be configured to obtain the other common logic gates. Schematics and Boolean expressions demonstrate how the AND, OR, and Hex Inverter functions are achieved through the use of only NOR gates
Learners read how nanotechnology is creating new jobs in emerging industries while making others obsolete. This colorful and animated activity also looks at the types of products being created through the use of technology and how educational institutions have responded.
Learners examine how language can interfere with clear communication. They select examples of ambiguity, assuring expressions, doublespeak euphemisms, jargon, emotive content, false implications, meaningless comparisons, and vagueness. In an interactive exercise, learners identify ways to overcome these barriers.