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Welcome to the MERLOT Faculty Development Portal, featuring educational resources for teaching and learning in higher education, both in face-to-face and online environments. You are invited to join MERLOT—it's free—and participate in this growing community of instructors. Our faculty development collection contains materials covering teaching strategies, teaching challenges, instructional design, learners and learning and assessment


The MERLOT Pedagogy Portal is designed to help you learn about the variety of instructional strategies and issues that could help you become a better teacher. The resources you’ll find in the Pedagogy Portal should apply to teaching a variety of disciplines. This collection of resources should help you answer questions that teachers ask:

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Frontiers for Young Minds
Frontiers for Young Minds is an outstanding, non-profit, scientific journal...
Virtual Classroom Training Survey: What Can We Learn from Our Colleagues? A Framework for Virtual Classroom Training
The Online Learning Consortium surveyed faculty about their training for...
New Teachers: Technology-Integration Basics
This Edutopic article lists tips, standards, strategies, tools, and other...
Adult Learning Theory
Applying Learning Theories in Instructional DesignAmerican College of Education...
ICT Literacy Success Story: Dr. Elaine Bernal
This video captures one instructor's success story of integrating ICT...
Wiki Writing: Collaborative Learning in the College Classroom
When most people think of wikis, the first—and usually the only—thing that...
The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age
The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age, which features a wide range...
Writing History in the Digital Age
With our unique focus on writing, our innovative web-born format and our open...
The Problem Solving Profile Evaluation/Assessment Tool
The Problem Solving Profile (PSP) is a tool to help evaluate and/or assess...

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