How to Use MERLOT

What is MERLOT?

MERLOT is a progam of the California State University System. It includes a collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services for use by higher education instructional faculty and staff. Discipline experts who develop OER are encouraged to submit instructional materials for peer review and use by others. For more information click here.

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How to Use MERLOT

Become a member of MERLOT for free and gain access to a multitude of services. 

Join a Discipline Related Community in MERLOT

Join the community and review OER instructional materials in your discipline as a MERLOT peer reviewer.

MERLOT News and Social Media

Information About MERLOT Educational Materials

Download the MERLOT Search App

Create Bookmark Collections

Create Course E-Portfolios

Create OER with Content Builder

Contribute Material to MERLOT

Faculty Development Projects


MERLOT ELIXR is a video collection of faculty professional development general and discipline related topics. Some of the topics include innovative teaching strategies, course design, and student engagement.