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.