By Dan Seanor
In this animated object, learners examine ink trapping, a key technique used by printers to improve the quality of products and to increase efficiency.
Identifying the Main Idea
By Mary Frings
In this interactive object, learners read short paragraphs and then select the main idea of each selection.
Identifying Incorrect Sentences
By Dan Rooney, Tracy Helixon
In this interactive object, learners identify run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments.
Identifying External Noise
By Mary Brignall
The learner will read a mini-lecture defining external noise and will complete an activity.
Identifying Acceptable Paraphrases
By Jennifer Madej
In this learning activity you'll identify acceptable paraphrases of source material.
How to Listen Better (Screencast)
By Barbara Liang
The learner examines what it means to listen respectively and how to become a better listener.
Homophones: To, Too, Two (Screencast)
By Nancy McFadden
In this screencast, you'll review definitions of To, Too, and Two and review practice sentences.
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.
Generating Ideas: Thinking About the Topic
By Deborah Seline
In this learning object you'll practice three techniques for generating ideas.
GED Essay Writing -- Formula for Success
By Laurie Jarvis
In this learning activity you'll review the format for a five-paragraph essay, which is the second part of the GED Writing Test.
Four Types of Communication in Conflict
By Therese Nemec
In this activity, you will practice choosing assertive responses to conflict.
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will understand the importance of following instructions.
Feasibility Topic Determination
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll determine appropriate feasibility studies from a list of selected topics.
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.
English Words of French Origin
By Virginia Kirsch
In this learning activity you'll read and listen to English words from the French language.
Double Trouble With Listening
Learn about the seven common barriers of listening and evaluate a conversation using the barriers.
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.
By Deborah Kunkle
Learners study the process used to diagram sentences, and then work through numerous exercises to test their knowledge.
Developing the Central Idea
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll apply techniques for identifying a central idea to a practice exercise.
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.
Creating and Using Presentation Note Cards
In this learning activity you'll create presentation note cards to use during your speech.
Creating and Formatting a Memo
In this learning activity you'll explore different reasons to write a memo and how to create it.
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.
Communication: The Writing Process
By Elizabeth Jones
The learner will identify the three steps in the writing process and the elements in each step.
In this study guide, we will review the general rules for using prepositions.