Harvesting MERLOT for Institutional Success

Gerry Hanley (MERLOT, US)
Session Information
July 12, 2011 - 11:30am
Session Type: 
Featured Session
Virtual Session
Session Chair: 
Perry Samson

Gerry Hanley will review the suite of Open Educational Services provided by MERLOT including its digital library, Teaching Commons, Voices (social Networking environment), YouTube Channel, Content Builder (OER Authoring Tool), and open access journal (Journal for Learning and Online Teaching). Higher education institutions and faculty can leverage these services to quickly and inexpensively deploy for their purposes and success.

Lead Presenter
Gerard L. Hanley, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) and Senior Director for Academic Technology Services for the California State University, Office of the Chancellor. At MERLOT, he directs the development and sustainability of MERLOT’s innovative open education resources, services and consortium of higher education institutions, professional societies, corporations, and other digital libraries. At the CSU, Gerry oversees the development and implementation of systemwide academic technologies, digital library systems and resources, and accessible technology initiatives supporting CSU’s 23 campuses serving over 400,000 students. Previously held positions in the CSU include Professor of Psychology, Director of Faculty Development and Director of Strategic Planning.