MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) is an educational community that has been around since 1997.
Membership is free and the aim is for members to share their work through a community portal. MERLOT has over 16067 available online materials with 42056 members. The arts, business, education, humanities, mathematics & statistics, science & technology, and social sciences are categories for learning materials.
There are also educational portals in the areas of: biology, business, chemistry, engineering, health sciences, history, IT, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, statistics, teacher education, teaching & technology, and world languages.
An example of what the portals contain for world languages:
- tips for teaching
- contacts to other people teaching/involved in world languages
- learning materials
- professional associations