Bb General Blackboard

Tech, teaching and learning @ Oberlin 18-19

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‘Visit’ with people in Nairobi, Berlin, Kabul or other sites around the world and talk to people there about politics, immigration or music.  Book your ticket now!

FACULTY (or anyone else)- do you want to engage across a particular topic?
Click here to make your request?

OberviewNew entry page for authenticated (and other) services: Looking for official course enrollments, LMS (Blackboard), payroll deductions, registration, grades  …  Overview is the place to start!

Finding BlackboardBlackboard_logo

Blackboard provides member-only and community sites for courses and organizations at Oberlin College.

Go to

Use your ObieID and password.  Your ObieID is your first initial, last name (max of 8 characters) e.g. jcalisto.  Using your email address e.g. or as your username will not work.

Specific information for instructors of courses

Ultra Collaborate

Videoconferncing tool in BbNeed to record a presentation prior to class (flip your classroom) or simply needing to record the in class presentation to make it available to students after class? Need to bring in a speaker from a distance or need to teach your class from a remote location? Need to conduct remote office hours or advising meetings? This is your tool.  For more info go to

UPP opportunity

Volunteer to have the online portion of your course moved to a different platform.  We will provide support for moving the material and provide advice on how to redesign the online portion of your course (if needed).  Help us assess other platforms and find the one that is most useful for your teaching and our environment. If interested, contact

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