In Fall 2005, Delgado Community College in New Orleans was flooded as a result of Hurrican Katrina. Faculty and students scattered and were trying to build online resources to continue to offer there classes in the Spring of 2006. MERLOT responded in the form of Personal Collections for specific classes. These are tools that can be used in a College Introduction course.
Added: 08/11/2011 ON site are a number of articles in the following topics: General Change Management, Communication, Leadership Development, Learning, Organizational Development, Personal/Individual Effectiveness, Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Teams, Time & Lif
Added: 08/11/2011 This site is designed to allow students to identify their own study skills weaknesses and then to learn skills which will strengthen those skills. The skills include reading to understand, reading to remember, how to take essay tests, time management, etc
Added: 08/11/2011 VARK is a short, simple inventory that has helped students to learn more effectively and faculty to become more sensitive to the diversity of teaching strategies necessary to reach all students.
Added: 08/11/2011 This page discusses briefly (1) the four dimensions underlying the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and (2) several teaching approaches that will appeal to different MBTI profiles.
Added: 08/11/2011 The Keirsey Temperament Sorter is found on a commercial site that categorizes individuals into four types of temperaments labeled Guardian, Idealist, Rational, and Artisan, each of which has four Characters, based on the Meyers-Briggs typology.
Added: 08/11/2011 A series of 13 videos that can be played online and illustrating the application of learning theories to classroom practice. The website also contains extensive support materials that can be used to guide study of the videos.
Added: 08/11/2011 This test is designed to evaluate one's general level of self esteem. The online quiz contains 30 questions. Results are provided immediately, with a detailed personalized interpretation of one's score.
Added: 08/11/2011 This is a source that has links to a lot of useful tools for students and faculty alike. Included are College Planning, Communication Tools, Career Exploration, Career Activities, Tutorial Resources, and Teacher Resources.
Added: 08/11/2011 There are a variety of links to resources on this site. There are links to General Learning Strategies, Content-Specific Strategies, and High School to College Learning Strategies. There is also an assessment for First Year Students.
Added: 08/11/2011 These are activities from UMUC that features Conceptual Learning, Problem Solving, Object and Document Analysis, Data Gathering, Case Studies, Collaborative Learning, and Authentic Inquiry.
Added: 08/11/2011 These are tools for time management. Topics included here are: Teams and Groups, Presentation Skills, Time Management, Quality in the Team, Writing Skills, Delegation, Managing People, Oral Communication, Project Planning, and Becoming a Great Manager.
Added: 08/11/2011 This presentation reviews and summarizes past work in Motivation. It provides a clear definition of 'motivation', of the factors which motivate and of what people are striving to achieve.
Added: 08/11/2011 Found on the WetFeet.com web site, MAAP is a 71 question inventory that reveals a user's natural motivations, interests and talents for work. From a set of three options, participants select the statement with which they agree most and least. A partial pr
Added: 08/11/2011 This site was started in 1996 by a group of psychologists, designers, programmers and writers. It was rated #1 on the web in Mental Health and Psychology. It consists of tests, mind games, mind tools, polls and surveys. The categories of the tests fall un