Harvesting MERLOT for Institutional Success: Today's Implementation and Impact of MERLOT by Higher Education Institutions
The presentation will review the suite of Open Educational Services provided by MERLOT including its digital library, Teaching Commons, Voices (social Networking environment), YouTube Channel, Content Builder (OER Authoring Tool). and open access journal (Journal for Learning and Online Teaching) which higher education institutions can leverage to quickly and inexpensively deploy for their purposes and success. Robbie Melton and Gerry Hanley will review how their respective statewide institutions have integrated MERLOT's products and services into their academic technology initiatives and the tangible benefits to their students, faculty, and institutions. The presentation will conclude with demonstrations of how MERLOT is putting educational innovations into practice within higher education around the world.