Avoiding Design Mistakes When Creating Visuals
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll review design errors and learn how to avoid them.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Being Human
By Therese Nemec
The learner will explore basic human limitations that create barriers to critical thinking including selective thinking, false memories, and perceptual limitations.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Communication
This activity will examine several of the barriers related to problems with communication.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Errors in Judgment
By Andrea Krabbe
The learners will explore the Errors in Judgment: Barriers to Critical Thinking and how it affects their decision-making processes.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: People-Related Obstacles
The learner will identify barriers to critical thinking related to internal and external factors after viewing scenarios.
Barriers to Effective Listening (Video)
Learners examine the seven most common barriers to effective listening and consider suggestions for how to overcome these barriers. This interactive object contains audio.
Building Relationships Through Active Listening
Learners will examine the four steps to listen actively to improve relationships.
Communicating in the Workplace
By Jennifer Heinritz
Compare the behaviors and situations that interfere with effective communication in the workplace with those that enhance listening skills and career performance.
Communication: Identifying Active and Passive Voice
By Elizabeth Jones
The learner will identify active and passive voice and distinguish between the two.
In this study guide, we will review the general rules for using prepositions.
Communication: The Writing Process
The learner will identify the three steps in the writing process and the elements in each step.
Concluding Your Speech
In this learning activity you'll review a conclusion and decide how effectively it summarized a speech. You'll also gain some tips for writing your own speech conclusion.
Creating and Formatting a Memo
By Deborah Seline
In this learning activity you'll explore different reasons to write a memo and how to create it.
Determining the Specific Purpose of Your Speech
In this learning activity you'll review the general principles speakers use to create a specific purpose statement.
Developing the Central Idea
In this learning activity you'll apply techniques for identifying a central idea to a practice exercise.
Distinguishing Between the Content Message and the Relational Message (Screencast)
In this screencast, you'll distinguish the differences between the content message and the relational message.
Double Trouble With Listening
Learn about the seven common barriers of listening and evaluate a conversation using the barriers.
Evaluating Sources for the Technical Research Report
By David Wehmeyer
Students view information taken from various sources and decide if the material is acceptable for a technical research report. After choosing whether or not the source material is acceptable, the students read an explanation from the instructor.
Feasibility Topic Determination
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll determine appropriate feasibility studies from a list of selected topics.
The learner will understand the importance of following instructions.
Four Types of Communication in Conflict
In this activity, you will practice choosing assertive responses to conflict.
Generating Ideas: Thinking About the Topic
In this learning object you'll practice three techniques for generating ideas.
By Dr. Cynthia Ellenbecker
In this learning object you'll review various types of groups as well as the concepts of rules and norms in groups.
Identifying External Noise
By Mary Brignall
The learner will read a mini-lecture defining external noise and will complete an activity.
Integrity in Work Teams
The learner will...identify the qualities of a person with integrity and the importance of integrity within a work team.