Preparing Teachers & Students for                                             Online Learning

In response to the COVID19 pandemic, SkillsCommons,  MERLOT, and Central State University have created this online portal to help institutions, organizations, teachers, and students prepare to teach and learn online by providing easy access to educational guidelines and resources.

Teaching Online

Teaching Online

Teaching Online Resources
Free courses and resources to help you start teaching online.

Share Your Successes

Free Commercial Tech Companies offering services

Share the OER You Are Using and Creating      MERLOT provides easy ways to share how you are using OER and help others respond to COVID-19

This website has been updated March 25, 2021 . 

Learning Online

Learning Online

Learning Online Resources
Free courses and resources to help your students learn how to learn online.

Free Online Education Services

Free Online Ed Services

Free Online Education Services
Higher ed organizations offering free services to support online education in response to COVID-19.

MERLOT Partner helps social distancing on campus

Looking for new "social distancing" designs for campus learning spaces that will have to complement your online instructional strategies?  FLEXspace provides learning space layouts, specs, and planning resources that have been shared by higher education and commercial providers.    Explore a free library of learning space designs that addresses social distancing requirements.

Career/Technical Ed Resources

Career and Technical Education Resources

Free Career & Technical Education Services
SkillsCommons offering free services to support workforce development and work-based learning.



Accessibility Online
Information and resources to help you ensure accessibility for all learners.