Finding Your Professional Voice: Become a MERLOT Peer Reviewer

Concurrent Session 5
MERLOT

Session Materials

Brief Abstract

The arc of a college or university professor's life can be difficult.  Teaching, writing, and service to the profession is time consuming.  What if you could support all three of these elements with one activity?  Learn about MERLOT peer reviewing and the possibilities for your professional growth!

Presenters

Jane Moore is the Director of MERLOT Editorial and Professional Development Services. She also serves as Editor for MERLOT's Teacher Education Board. Jane has taught online since 2002, and after 27 years in the elementary classroom and 16 years in higher education full time, has embraced online learning with a great deal of enthusiasm.

Extended Abstract

The arc of a college or university professor's life can be difficult.  Teaching, writing, and service to the profession is time consuming.  What if you could support all three of these elements with one activity?  Learn about MERLOT peer reviewing and the possibilities for your professional growth!

This Emerging Ideas session will explore the MERLOT peer review process and how educators can become involved.  It will discuss:

  • Preparing to be a MERLOT reviewer
  • GRAPE Camp
  • Perks for MERLOT reviewers
  • Editorial board membership
  • Opportunities to improve teaching through MERLOT materials
  • Opportunities to create websites using the MERLOT Content Builder
  • Opportunities to contribute to the profession by reviewing open educational resources.