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Bb General Blackboard

Tech, teaching and learning @ Oberlin 18-19

New 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 Blackboard Blackboard provides member-only and community sites for courses and organizations at Oberlin College. Go to https://oberview.oberlin.edu Use your ObieID and password.  Your ObieID is your first initial, last […]

Blackboard For Faculty

Can’t log in to Blackboard

If you can’t log in to Blackboard. Accounts are created in Blackboard when all paperwork has been filled out and your official start date has passed. The lone exception to this policy is for faculty that are officially listed as teaching a course in the following semester. Are you using the correct link? If you […]

Bb Courses Blackboard Collaborate Tools and Software

Collaborate vs Zoom

Video conferencing options at Oberlin College There are two supported video conferencing options at Oberlin College. One is for course instructors and is fully integrated into all Blackboard courses. The other is available for students, faculty, and staff, independent of Blackboard. Blackboard Instructors: Collaborate – Should only be used from within Blackboard courses. Sessions are […]

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How to Add Files to Blackboard from Language Lab

Instructions for adding Language Lab files to a class on Blackboard. To view a screenshot larger, click on it. 1. Add an item to any content area by hovering over “Build Content” in the upper left corner, then clicking on “Item” in the list of creation options 2. Once you are in item creation mode, […]

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Converting video/audio files

Since we are mostly a Mac campus, most of our video and audio is saved in a .mov format. Many Windows machines and browsers are not very good at automatically displaying these files. Therefore, we’ve been asked if there is any way to easily convert .mov files to something more compatible e.g. MP3 or MP4 […]

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Creating a Podcast assignment

Tools for creating podcasts (audio files) Some suggestions for those interested in creating a ‘podcast’ (audio) assignment for their students.  Have students create a script (double-spaced, 1 page is about 1 minute) Easiest tool to use is either Audacity (free download / Garage Band (comes on all Macs). Here are some useful tutorials for using these tools.  […]

Bb General Blackboard

Blackboard at Oberlin 18-19

Blackboard provides a web presence for courses and organizations at Oberlin College. Finding Blackboard There are links to Blackboard on multiple sites within the oberlin.edu domain. The easiest way is through oberview.oberlin.edu Logging in Your ObieID and password will get you into Blackboard.  Your ObieID is your first initial, last name (max of 8 characters) […]

Bb General Blackboard

Outline for Academic Departmental Blackboard Training

Feb 16, 2017 1:15-2:15 Types of Sites  Departmental Sites – Banner (faculty, majors, minors) Committees – General Council Advising Sites for faculty College and Conservatory Dean GF, CF, & ConF OCOPE A&PS (Administrative and Professional Staff) Conservatory (Banner – faculty) Program Review Progress Toward Tenure Tenure Review Other sites: All students, all instructors, all faculty, […]

Bb Notices

How to create a successful flipped learning experience for you and your students

The Flipped Classroom: Strategies to Overcome Student Resistance and Increase Student Engagement >>> Upcoming Seminar | October 18 <<< Join Barbi Honeycutt, editor of the newly released book titled Flipping the College Classroom: Practical Advice from Faculty, as she provides strategies you can use to create a successful flipped learning experience for you and your […]