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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Using Google Hangouts to give support with a screenshare

Before you start your first video call Download and install the latest version of the Hangouts plugin for Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari browsers. When asked to use your computer’s camera and microphone, click Allow. Once both parties have done these steps, the call can be initiated from the assisting office. Using Google Hangouts to […]

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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, […]

For Faculty Online Student Evaluations Tools and Software

Using the SmartEvals course evaluation system (for faculty)

N.B.: SmartEvals will open multiple tabs so that you can move between screens of information without using the back button on the browser. Before release to students You will receive an email towards the middle of the semester informing you that you can view and add quesitons to your student evaluations. Getting to the SmartEvals […]

Adobe Tools and Software

Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign

Now that Adobe products are available in all labs on campus and for faculty/staff use, people have been asking which product should they use. Specifically, should one use Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign. I recently stumbled across a very easy to follow answer to this question. You can find it here: https://99designs.com/blog/tips/photoshop-vs-illustrator-vs-indesign/ Enjoy

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) […]