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.
Brainstorming helps find new ideas to problems. Learn how you can use brainstorming to write a paper, give a speech, or work on a group project. In this video, you’ll explore what brainstorming is and how to use it.
Every speech starts with an outline. Knowing how to write one can make the difference between speech success and speech failure. In this module, we’ll explore what’s involved in creating an outline, demonstrate how to put one together, and give you examples you can use to create your own outline.
Learners will write effective business messages that incorporate a second-person point of view and focus on the benefit to the reader. This approach is often used to create positive messages, neutral messages, and inquiry messages in business settings.
In this object designed for instructional assistants, learners read about the laws that pertain to student school records. Three case studies are presented and learners write about how they would respond in these situations.
Students read about the Federal Reserve System's structure and goals and the tools it uses to control the flow of money and credit in the economy. At the end of this activity, learners are asked to write how they would solve specific economic problems if they served on the Fed's Board of Governors.