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MERLOT Instructional Design and Technology

Welcome  – From the Editor

Welcome to the MERLOT Instructional  Design and 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! 

COVID19 changed everything-how we work, how we live, and how we learn. put together resources for all of us to use (and, hopefully, to stay a little sane).  

Join MERLOT – it's free! As a member of MERLOT, you will contribute to this growing community of very dedicated people!

We are  instructors, students, trainers, instructional designers, instructional technologists, learning technology coordinators,  and learning management system administrators. 

You will help our community and resources grow  by using and rating the materials you’ll find, creating bookmarks and exercises, and submitting additional materials for use by   others.  We want everyone to have access to open education! 

MERLOT prides itself on the peer reviews of material in our collection. Members can become peer reviewers! The commitment is 2 reviews per year. The peer review process for evaluating the teaching and learning resources in MERLOT follows a standard model and is led by Editors and editorial boards. Faculty and instructional staff members are selected in accordance with MERLOT guidelines.

For more information, email or visit our Peer Review Information page.  For additional questions, email the editor,

Stay healthy and safe!

Warm Regards,

Irene Knokh



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.

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