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MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching

MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. The MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) is a peer-reviewed, open access, online publication addressing the scholarly use of multimedia resources in online education. JOLT is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December. The objectives of JOLT are to:

  • Enable faculty to use technology effectively in online teaching and learning by learning from a community of researchers and scholars;
  • Enable academic programs to design and deploy academic technology to optimize online teaching and learning;
  • Build a community around the research and scholarly use of multimedia educational resources for online teaching and learning.

JOLT welcomes papers on all aspects of online learning and teaching. Topics may include, but are not limited to: learning theory and the use of multimedia to improve online learning; instructional design theory and application; online learning and teaching initiatives; use of technology in online education; innovative online learning and teaching practices.

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