Weekly Teaching Tip: Merlot.org
Merlot.org is an online resource for faculty that contains over 17,000 peer-reviewed, digital teaching and learning modules covering a wide variety of subjects. Membership is free! A search on any specific discipline provided results in the following areas:
Peer-reviewed online learning materials
A search for colleagues in your discipline
The ability to view personal collections of peers in your field
Prepared assignments that can be used with your students
A Virtual Speakers Bureau to find online guest experts in your discipline
A quick search of Mathematics and Statistics yielded 1,454 results with learning modules such as: Graph Theory Lessons, Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics, Sir Isaac Newton, Famous Curves (Math), The Math Forum, Internet Mathematics Library, Interactive Mathematics, Probability, and 146 pages of other math and statistics modules.
If you would like more information about Merlot, there is a workshop being offered on Tuesday, November 13 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the small computer lab in Getchell Library. Space is limited, so please call 784-6591 to register!
Source: MERLOT.org, Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching, 2007