To provide a world-class collection and community for Alberta educators, CAREO has formed alliances with a number of related projects.
(Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students in higher education. With a continually growing collection of online learning materials, assignments and peer reviews, MERLOT helps faculty enhance instruction. MERLOT is also a community of people who strive to enrich teaching and learning experiences. (http://www.merlot.org)
“Netera Alliance is a not-for-profit corporation of universities, research institutions, government and small and large private-sector companies facilitating advanced information infrastructure in Alberta. Its core role is to design and implement the next-generation Internet in Alberta – a high-speed research network.” (http://www.netera.ca)
“Alberta Learning is the provincial government department responsible for the delivery of education programs and services for people of all ages. It works with parents, educators, business and industry to create opportunities for Albertans to learn throughout their lives.” (http://www.learning.gov.ab.ca)
“Will offer a searchable database of multimedia content (interactive and virtual environments, data sets, video, images, audio, text and applications) for use by adult learners and educators across the country.” (http://www.netera.ca/belle/)
“The Canadian Core Metadata Initiative (CanCore) is a set of guidelines for the uniform description of digital educational resources in Canada. It is intended to facilitate the interchange of records describing educational resources, and the discovery of these resources both in Canada and beyond its borders.” (http://www.cancore.ca)