NMU is a Campus Partner in MERLOT, the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching. MERLOT is a gateway for accessing a wide range of open (free) educational resources that can be incorporated in your courses. There are some upcoming webinars introducing MERLOT and providing information on how to best utilize it.
If you are interested, please register at the following site: http://freeonlinesurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=cghfqqpqueqo9qg1048261
If you choose not to register, you can join the MERLOT Team anyway at the following Collaborate site that will be active 30 minutes before the session: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/dropin.jnlp?sid=vclass&password=W3TO2IRTRIPST20K3QQX
Sessions Currently Being Offered
MERLOT 101: Tues., Dec. 18 – 4 PM Eastern/1 PM Pacific
MERLOT 101 will include an introduction to the MERLOT homepage, as well as an explanation of the Browse and Search functions to find materials in your discipline.
MERLOT 101: Wed., Jan. 16 – 1 PM Eastern/ 10 AM Pacific
Special Session – Personal Collections, Portals: Tues. – Jan. 29 – 3 PM Eastern/Noon Pacific
This session will demonstrate how to create a Personal Collection to save your favorite sites. We will also explore some of our Discipline Portals, Community Portals and Partner Portals to show you areas you may not be familiar with.
MERLOT 101: Thurs. Feb 14 – Noon Eastern/9 AM Pacific
MERLOT 101: Wed. Mar 13 – 3 PM Eastern/Noon Pacific
Special Session – Using Content Builder: – Thurs., Mar 28 – 1 PM Eastern/10 AM Pacific
Content Builder is a MERLOT tool that you can use to create your own web page and website. The website is then hosted on MERLOT and can be private or shared with the public.
MERLOT 101: Tues., Apr 16 – 11 AM Eastern/ 8 AM Pacific