Determining the Specific Purpose of Your Speech
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll review the general principles speakers use to create a specific purpose statement.
Spanish Conversation - Greetings in Mexico
Spanish conversation instruction, by Fox Valley Technical College Spanish instructors. How two native speakers from Mexico would greet each other.
Phrasal Verbs With "Get" #1
By Debra Shover
In this interactive object, learners practice using the phrasal verbs "get on," "get over," "get away," "get down to," and "get away with."
Writing Effective Paraphrases (Screencast)
By Jennifer Madej
In this screencast, you'll review paraphrasing brief, non-fiction passages.
Nouns: Count and Noncount -- With the Articles "a" and "an"
By Joan Hoffmann
In this interactive object, learners read how to use the indefinite articles "a" and "an" with singular count nouns. They omit these articles with noncount and plural nouns. The students then practice using "a" and "an" correctly.
Thinking About the Topic: Free Writing
By Deborah Seline
In this learning activity you'll create a free writing document on a topic.
By Mitch Vesaas
The learner will identify the steps for preparing and facilitating a team meeting.
Thinking About the Topic: Considering Your Purpose for Writing
In this learning activity you'll review the four main purposes for writing documents: expressive, literary, persuasive, and reality.
Three Tips for Better Conflict Resolution
In this learning object, you will learn the three tips to better resolve conflict with others.
What is Sexual Harassment?
By Therese Nemec
Explore what sexual harassment is, the three conditions that constitute harassing behavior, and the four levels of sexual harassment.
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will understand the importance of following instructions.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Errors in Judgment
The learners will explore the Errors in Judgment: Barriers to Critical Thinking and how it affects their decision-making processes.
The Johari Window (Screencast)
By Kathy Henning
In this screencast, you will see how the Johari Window works when determining a relationship with someone.
Transactional Communication Model (Graphic)
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll view a graphical layout of the transactional communication model.
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.
Introducing Your Speech
In this learning activity you'll analyze an introduction and determine whether or not it was effective. You'll also gain an understanding of what makes an effective introduction.
Identifying External Noise
The learner will read a mini-lecture defining external noise and will complete an activity.
Overview: Writing Clear "How To" Instructions
By Sandy Eyler
In this learning activity you'll apply directions to follow when writing clear "how-to" instructions.
Generating Ideas: Thinking About the Topic
In this learning object you'll practice three techniques for generating ideas.
By Elizabeth Jones
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.
Seven Barriers to Listening
The learner will identify common barriers to effective listening.
Nouns: Count and Noncount
In this interactive lesson, learners study examples of nouns that can be counted and nouns that cannot. They then identify whether a word is a "count" or a "noncount" noun in a practice exercise.
Feasibility Topic Determination
By Bev Paulick
In this learning activity you'll determine appropriate feasibility studies from a list of selected topics.
The Phases of Conflict
In this learning activity you'll explore the four stages of conflict (latent, triggering incident, conflict, new equilibrium) and then creates a similar diagram applying to a specific personal conflict.