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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.
Course: College Introduction
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  • Learning Styles - Left or right brain dominance
    This is an animation to demonstrate learning styles. Permission has to be obtained from the author, but it works with... More
  • Psychweb
    Psychweb (Reference Material)
    Site contains hints on stress and time management as well as other helpful hints.
  • Covey's Knowledge Expo
    Covey's Knowledge Expo (Collection)
    ON site are a number of articles in the following topics: General Change Management, Communication, Leadership... More
  • Study Skills Help!
    Study Skills Help! (Tutorial)
    This site is designed to allow students to identify their own study skills weaknesses and then to learn skills which... More
  • Time Management Skills - How to manage time and maximize effectiveness
    This is a collection of tools and techniques for improving time management.
  • Index of Learning Styles
    This is an on-line survey that can be taken to determine your preferred Learning Style.
  • The Active Learning Site with VARK Learning Styles Inventory
    VARK is a short, simple inventory that has helped students to learn more effectively and faculty to become more... More
  • Student Learning Styles
    Student Learning Styles (Reference Material)
    This page discusses briefly (1) the four dimensions underlying the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and (2) several... More
  • Using the Keirsey Temperament Sorter to Determine Communication Styles
    The Keirsey Temperament Sorter is found on a commercial site that categorizes individuals into four types of... More
  • The Learning Classroom: Theory into Practice
    A series of 13 videos that can be played online and illustrating the application of learning theories to classroom... More
  • Self Esteem Test
    Self Esteem Test (Quiz/Test)
    This test is designed to evaluate one's general level of self esteem. The online quiz contains 30 questions. Results are... More
  • Success at Work
    Success at Work (Presentation)
    This site contains information about a variety of self oriented topics such as handling anger, enhancing self esteem,... More
  • Study Skills - Learn how to learn
    This is a collection of study and memory tools and techniques.
  • Vocational Information Center
    This is a source that has links to a lot of useful tools for students and faculty alike. Included are College Planning,... More
  • Teaching/Learning Activities - What do you want to use technology for?
    These are activities from UMUC that features Conceptual Learning, Problem Solving, Object and Document Analysis, Data... More
  • Goal Setting - Planning and Achieving Personal Ambitions
    This site helps students with goal setting. Topics include Why Set Goals, Deciding on Goals, Where You can Go Wrong,... More
  • Basic Management Skills
    These are tools for time management. Topics included here are: Teams and Groups, Presentation Skills, Time Management,... More
  • Improve Your Communication Skills
    This is a series of articles on oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills Test
    This simple on-line survey consists of 34 questions that assesses one's interpersonal communication skills. Test can be... More
  • Motivation Summary
    Motivation Summary (Collection)
    This presentation reviews and summarizes past work in Motivation. It provides a clear definition of 'motivation', of the... More
  • MAAP Motivational Appraisal of Personal Potential
    Found on the WetFeet.com web site, MAAP is a 71 question inventory that reveals a user's natural motivations, interests... More
  • Motivation - BizEd Lesson Plan
  • Queendom
    Queendom (Quiz/Test)
    This site was started in 1996 by a group of psychologists, designers, programmers and writers. It was rated #1 on the... More
  • Principles of Adult Learning
    Principles of Adult Learning (Reference Material)
    Description of Adult learner, what they need for learning an dmotivation, how to help them succeed.
  • They're Not Just Big Kids: Motivating Adult Learners
    Discusses andragogy and pedagogy