Using Modifiers (Screencast)
By Tracy Helixon
In this interactive object, learners read about words that give information about another word in a sentence. Students also practice placing modifiers in sentences in drag and drop exercises.
How to Listen Better (Screencast)
By Barbara Liang
The learner examines what it means to listen respectively and how to become a better listener.
Subject - Verb Agreement (Screencast)
By Amy Bodoh
Student learn to use proper subject - verb agreement.
Writing a Topic Outline (Screencast)
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this screencast you'll generate your own speech outline from the information provided.
Using Commas in a Series
By Fay Wagner
Students insert commas to divide nouns, verbs, and adjectives when the words are written in a series. This practice exercise provides immediate feedback.
The Johari Window (Screencast)
By Kathy Henning
In this screencast, you will see how the Johari Window works when determining a relationship with someone.
Writing Effective Paraphrases (Screencast)
By Jennifer Madej
In this screencast, you'll review paraphrasing brief, non-fiction passages.
Selection: The First Stage in the Perception Process (Screencast)
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll review the selection stage in the perception process and apply the information to complete an activity.
Using "They're," "There," and "Their" Correctly
By Joan Hoffmann
In this learning activity you'll review and practice using "they're," "there," and "their" correctly.
Homophones: To, Too, Two (Screencast)
By Nancy McFadden
In this screencast, you'll review definitions of To, Too, and Two and review practice sentences.
Writing a Sentence Outline (Screencast)
In this screencast, you'll examine writing a sentence outline using complete sentences for headings, subheadings, main points, and subpoints.
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.
Summary Writing (Screencast)
By David Wehmeyer
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.
Barriers to Effective Listening (Video)
By Therese Nemec
Learners examine the seven most common barriers to effective listening and consider suggestions for how to overcome these barriers. This interactive object contains audio.
Practice With Suffixes (Nouns)
By Susan Herscher
Students add suffixes to base words to form nouns in this interactive lesson.
Practice with Prefixes #1
Students practice adding some of the basic prefixes to words in the English language.
What Is Color?
By Steve Utschig
In this animated and interactive lesson, learners examine additive and subtractive color theories.
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.
By Barbara Liang, Andrea Krabbe
Learners read about nonverbal communication. In a drag-and-drop exercise, they evaluate photos of people interacting and determine if the behaviors shown interfere with communication or enhance it.
What is Sexual Harassment?
Explore what sexual harassment is, the three conditions that constitute harassing behavior, and the four levels of sexual harassment.
By MarQulyn McKinney
Read about the difference between the subject and object form of personal pronouns and test your knowledge in practice exercises.
Integrity in Work Teams
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will...identify the qualities of a person with integrity and the importance of integrity within a work team.
Four Types of Communication in Conflict
In this activity, you will practice choosing assertive responses to conflict.
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.