featured Spaces

Shooting Studio – Mudd 443

The Shooting studio is used by primarily by students taking Cinema courses. It needs to be reserved through … For those taking relevant courses and need to use the space for coursework, more information can be found at: blackboard.oberlin.edu  

Qualtrics Tools and Software

Creating a survey

  We do have licenses for and support 3 other tools for conducting surveys: Blackboard Qualtrics Google Forms Survey Monkey is a very easy to use survey tool. However, Oberlin College does not have a license for this product nor do we have the expertise to support it properly. Woofoo is another unsupported option Be […]


Media Lab – Art building

This lab is used by students and faculty that are part of specific Art and Cinema courses. It contains a number of high-end Macs with specialized Final Cut keyboards, 2 teaching spaces and 2 rooms for audio editing.  

Qualtrics Tools and Software

Qualtrics at Oberlin College

  The Qualtrics Research Suite is a powerful online survey software available to all faculty, staff and students at Oberlin College. The Research Suite allows you to build complex surveys that fulfill a variety of research needs. You can use this tool to build surveys, distribute surveys and analyze responses, all from one convenient online […]

How to ... Tools and Software

Create a survey using Google Docs

In google docs one can create a ‘form.’  This form can then be used to collect data from users. Information on how to create and deploy such a survey can be found in google’s support documentation. Google will provide a very basic report, the data will be stored in a google spreadsheet and the information […]

Tools and Software

R and rStudio is available – open source statistical package

R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS. To download R, please choose your preferred CRAN mirror. If you have questions about R like how to download and install the software, or what the license terms are, please […]

Tools and Software

Mathematica tutorial

“Hands-on Start to Mathematica” is a free, two-part online screencast that introduces Mathematica basics to get you started with your first calculations, visualizations, and interactive examples. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Part 1 here: http://url.wolfram.com/7751iZe/ Many students have asked for more in-depth training, so we now also offer “M10: A Student’s […]

Bb Notices

Emailing majors/minors that are seniors

Currently we feed all students that have declared a particular major or minor into the appropriate Department site in Blackboard. This allows all faculty and AAs to quickly email everyone associated with the department, conduct surveys, provide a space for majors/minors to add information about their progress towards fulfilling the major, communicate with each other […]

Events Tools and Software

June 3rd 1- day Teaching with Technology Marathon in Academic Commons

Haven’t had time to keep up with everything that’s available to educators with respect to technology? Here’s your chance. Pick and choose any of the  sessions starting at 9am. All this and more: Friday June 3rd 9:00 – 4:30 in the Academic Commons in Mudd Link to more detailed outline of sessions Sessions / Friday, […]