Instructional Technology Community Portal
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Welcome to the MERLOT Instructional Technology Portal! Discover online learning materials, connect with MERLOT members, journals, professional organizations, and news in your discipline. Browse materials on teaching and technology integration, including e-learning, blended learning, flipped classrooms, supporting teaching in the classroom, tools and tips, adult learners-and beyond!
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Free Technology for Teachers
Free Technology for Teachers is a blog written by Richard Byrne that includes various free resources and lesson plans for teaching with technology.
Scryfall is an organizing system that uses simple searches, advanced searches, syntax, all sets, and random card searches...
Introduction to Web Accessibility
With raised awareness and accessibility laws emerging around the world, understanding what inclusive access to the Web...
Get The Research: Open Access Research Search Engine/Tool for General Public
Get The Research is an Open Access Research Search Engine/Tool designed for the general public to make it easier to find,...
Research Organization Registry
The Research Organization Registry (ROR) is a community-led project to develop an open, sustainable, usable, and unique...
Applications of LinkedIn Learning in Ontario's Post-Secondary Institutions
Each of the cases in this book reflects a range of approaches and perspectives of using video-based resources to increase...
Excel 2016 VBA programming
Excel has a powerful toolbox and a lot of functionality. So what’s the need to program in such an extensive computer...
Excel: Get and Transform Data
If you spend a lot of your valuable time every month cleaning up data so your Excel formulas will actually work – you...
Fostering Research Integrity: The Hong Kong Manifesto for Assessing Researchers
The Hong Kong Manifesto for Assessing Researchers: Fostering Research Integrity (22nd May 2019 version/6th World...
Articulate Storyline 360 Tutorials - Setting The Fonts For Your Project
Setting The Fonts For Your Articulate Storyline 360 Project By setting up the fonts you will use by default in your...
Microsoft Excel Tutorial: How To Add Alt Text
From Microsoft: "You can create alternative text (Alt Text) for shapes, pictures, charts, SmartArt graphics, or other...
Articulate Storyline 360 Tutorials - The Interface
The Articulate Storyline 360 interface is very similar to the Microsoft PowerPoint interface. This similarity is by...
Quick Start to Captioning
Learn the basics of how to add closed captions to online video to make it fully accessible, searchable, and SEO-friendly....
A Human-Centered Approach to Empowering Faculty for Excellence in Online Course Design
By emphasizing interpersonal connection in the design process, instructional designers can foster stronger relationships...
Introduction to POWERPOINT 2007
"PowerPoint" refers to Microsoft PowerPoint, a program that allows the user to design a presentation that consists of...
Introduction to MS WORD 2007
Learn MS Word 2007 and improve your job skills. This introductory text covers using your mouse to fonts to page layouts...
Introduction to MS EXCEL 2007
Excel is all about numbers! There’s almost no limit to what you can do with numbers in Excel, including sorting, advanced...
Educational Technology Conferences – Foundations of Learning and Instructional Design Technology
Educational technology conferences.
Resources « Center for Instructional Design and Training
Resources for instructional designers.
Instructional Designers Association | Built by Instructional Designers for Instructional Designers
Instructional design association.
The ID CaseBook: Case Studies in Instructional Design - Google Search
This award-winning text prepares the next generation of instructional design professionals by presenting open-ended cases...
Graphics for Learning: Proven Guidelines for Planning, Designing, and Evaluating Visuals in Training Materials - Google Search
Are you getting the most learning value from visuals? Thoroughly revised and updated, Graphics for Learning is the second...
Design for How People Learn: Edition 2 by Julie Dirksen - Books on Google Play
Design for How People Learn: Edition 2 - Ebook written by Julie Dirksen. Read this book using Google Play Books app on...
7 Advantages Digital Assessments Have over Paper Tests and Exams
There is no question that technology is changing education. Teaching and evaluating students is no longer restricted to...
This is an award-winning, open, and self-paced course for digital and online skills. 23 Things for Digital Knowledge...
Nellie CottleMonroe County Schools
Geoffrey SextonNorthern Virginia Community/Technical College
Nathan Whitley-GrassiState University of New York System - Empire State College
David ConoverJohn B. Connally High School
Liz JoeLulu Exchange
Jodi HiltonHumble ISD
Barbara SchwartzPine Manor College
Julia AllenTexas A and M University System - Texarkana
Shyam ShuklaLamar University
Preshus RobertsonSouthern University System - Baton Rouge
Larry MinorGeo Prep Mid-city
Richard BigletePhilippine Alliance for Open Educational Resources
Jamie CyphersSouth College
Jonathan KovilpillaiAsia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation
Barbara BabcockBA Babcock & Associates LLC
Jorge Luis Pagan MaiolinoJorge Luis Pagan
James ParadisoUniversity of Central Florida
- Instructional Technology Council (ITC)
- The MASIE Center
- Online Learning Consortium
- Association for Talent Development (ATD)
- The eLearning Guild
- Flipped Learning Network
- Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL)
- United States Distance Learning Organization
- Interaction Design Foundation
- Teaching, Learning and Technology Group
- Teach with Wikipedia
- Open Education Consortium
- International E-Learning Association
- Designers for Learning
- Interaction Design Foundation
Journals & Publications
- Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL)
- Newsletters by O'Reilly (Free Registration gives you access to free newsletters, online discussions, and more.)
- Learning Solutions Magazine
- Campus Technology Higher Education Technology Newsletters
- eCampus News
- OLC Online Learning Journal
- Training Magazine
Instructional Tech on the Web
What is e-learning and why does it have some Ontario teachers concerned?
Jan 21, 2020 04:36 PM PST
Letter: Lifelong learning deserves support — it has a key role in our future prosperity
Jan 21, 2020 04:00 PM PST
eLearning Trends In 2020
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E-course learning is a win-win situation for everyone
Jan 21, 2020 01:11 PM PST
Catholic teachers in northwestern Ontario join province-wide one-day strike
Jan 21, 2020 11:41 AM PST
Students need interaction from teachers to build an identity, not bigger classes or e-learning
Jan 21, 2020 11:30 AM PST
AUDIO: Registration underway for Rock HIll's Lifelong Learning initiative
Jan 21, 2020 11:03 AM PST
School snow days: E-learning would help
Jan 21, 2020 09:15 AM PST
Tuck Launches New Program for Lifelong Learning
Jan 21, 2020 08:07 AM PST
Digital Storytelling Courses Market Size, Status, Global Outlook 2019 To 2025
Jan 21, 2020 07:56 AM PST
Free eLearning Avoids Common Error Sources and Improves Weighing Safety
Jan 21, 2020 07:33 AM PST
Missioner for Adult Formation and Lifelong Learning
Jan 21, 2020 07:11 AM PST
Perdoceo Education Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call for February ...
Jan 21, 2020 05:52 AM PST
Critical Links Announces Explosive Growth and Record Profitability
Jan 21, 2020 04:33 AM PST
Ebix Inks “Powered by Ebix” Sponsorship Deal for New Zealand-India Cricket Series
Jan 21, 2020 04:22 AM PST
Things to Keep in Mind While Going for a Mobile-Oriented LMS Solution
Jan 21, 2020 04:11 AM PST
E-Learning Services Market 2020: Demand, Trend, Latest Applications, Techniques, Systems and ...
Jan 21, 2020 04:00 AM PST
Flipped Classroom Market To 2025 Great Opportunities Available For The Vendors
Jan 21, 2020 03:54 AM PST
Academic E-Learning Market – Latest State Of Affairs On Innovation, Revolutionary Opportunities ...
Jan 21, 2020 03:25 AM PST
Artificial Intelligence in the Education Sector Market (2020 To 2027) Global Industry Analysis with ...
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