Oberlin Center for Technologically Enhanced Teaching

Teaching Resources – Map and Directory

Find relevant offices on the map below.  The directory below the map gives more detailed information and links to each office.

If you need assistance with or have questions about developing, managing or presenting course related assignments or materials here are a few points of contact. Also listed are offices that can help with administrative aspects of teaching and scholarship as well as with student issues.

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Questions related to teaching

Center for Teaching  Innovation and Excellence (CTIE)


  • StudiOC
  • lbaudot@oberlin.edu
  • 440 775-5177
Application for peer mentoring support for assignments that involve extensive ..,

Personal and confidential consultation for faculty on specific classroom issues or concerns. Provide resources on different pedagogical approaches, advice on conducting formative evaluations of your classes and, when requested, confidential classroom observation.
Questions about technology used in teaching and research

Oberlin Center for Technologically Enhanced Teaching (OCTET)


  • Mudd 052
  • 440 775-8345
  • octet@oberlin.edu
  • Open M-F, 8:30-4pm
Work with you to find the appropriate tools to achieve your learning objectives in a creative and engaging manner: Blackboard, screencasting, building surveys, online tools for blogging, creating websites, creating creative assignments, mapping, using google …
Also provide efficiency tools and software.
 Looking for extra support for students on Quantitative issues

Center for Learning, Education and Research in the Sciences (CLEAR)


  • Science Library,  N176
  • 440 775-6216
  • clear@oberlin.edu
  • Open Sun-TR. 7-11pm
Operates two programs: 1) The Quantitative Skills Center (in the Science Library) with drop-in student peer tutors for guidance and support in any class on materials or assignments involving math, computers or quantitative in nature. 2) The OWLS program, which provides peer-led group learning sessions tied to specific courses in math and the natural sciences.
 Looking for extra support for students with writing and speaking issues

Writing Center (WC)

  • Mudd first floor
  • lmcmillin@oberlin.edu
  • Hours M-Th 7pm -12 am;Sunday 2pm-12 am
Operates three programs: 1) The Writing Center (first floor Mudd and Mudd 052) with drop-in student peer for guidance and support in any class on materials or assignments involving writing. 2)  Course Writing Associates who provide peer-led assistance on writing tied to specific courses/assignments. 3) Speaking Writing Associates provide help with presentations and other speaking skills for the classroom (Mudd 052).
Assistance in navigating the library resources

Library Liaisons (LL) http://www.oberlin.edu/library/collectiondev/liaisons-department.html

  • Mudd first floor
  • By appointment and individual offices
Coordinate efforts in assigned subject areas and collaborate with faculty on materials selection, budget management, and collection management issues
Putting materials on reserve for students in your classes

Library Reserve
Conservatoryhttp://oberlin.edu/library/cons/reserves/index.html ;        Collegehttp://www.oberlin.edu/library/reserve/procedures.html

  • 440 775-5136
Trouble with classroom equipment or in need of additional equipment

Audio / Visual Services (A/V)

  • 4th floor Mudd
  • 440 775-8757
  • av@oberlin.edu
  • Open M-F 8:30-8pm
Provides equipment to be rented for classes and support for video conferencing activities
Issues with logins, accounts, printing, and computers

Center for Information Technology (CIT) help desk

  • 1st floor Mudd
  • 440 775-9197
  • cit@oberlin.edu
  • Open:
    -9am weekdays
    -noon on weekends
Support with accounts (PRESTO, ObieID) and hardware issues. If you need help with your laptop or printer troubles, access the help desk.
Questions about working with students with disabilities

Office of Disabilities Services  (ODS)


  • Peters Hall Rm. 116/118
  • 440 775-5588
  • drcss@oberlin.edu
  • Open 8-5pm
Mostly for students with disabilities to help them adjust to the ways in which faculty present information but the office will assist you in making your course  accessible not only to students with disabilities, but all students such as exam accommodations. Open : Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m
Office of Foundation, Government, and Corporate Grants (OFGCG)
  • Cox first floor
  • 440 775-5588
Funding for special projects related to teaching. e.g. fund for hiring a student teaching assistant, developing a new course or enhancing one already being taught. See site for details and deadlines.
Student Help and Resource Exchange (SHARE) Referral  
Provided by the Dean of Students office
  • Wilder Hall, Room 105
  • 440 775 8462
  • deanofstudents@oberlin.edu
 This form can be used to refer a student whose behavior may appear distressed or disruptive and may be a cause of concern. The Student Help And Resource Exchange (SHARE) team reviews the information you provide, takes the most appropriate level of action, and makes the necessary referrals and support during business hours (Mon.-Fri.). Using the form below, please describe student behaviors of concern and related information. By referring this behavior, you become an important link in securing a safe and healthy campus environment.
SHARE is an addition to the long-standing support resources already in place. If you are unsure about a situation or have questions, you can always contact a class dean. If you are uncertain which class dean is most appropriate, please call the Office of the Dean of Students.
Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR)
  • Peters Hall 127
  • 440 775-6973
  • our@oberlin.edu
 The Office of Undergraduate Research was established in 1995 to help students at the College secure paid research opportunities. The office has worked with faculty in the arts and humanities, the social sciences, the natural sciences and mathematics, and the Conservatory to provide financial, administrative, and intellectual resources to a diverse group of domestic and international students.
Multicultural Resource Center (MRC)
  • Wilder 208
  • 440 775-8802
  • mrc@oberlin.edu
  • open M-F, 10-5pm
The MRC offers wide array of resources and support for students. There are four Community Coordinators, representing the Asian and Pacific Islander Diaspora, the Africana Diaspora, the Latinx Diaspora, and Queer communities on campus. They offer support and coordinate events for these communities, as well as offer a space for the groups to meet.
Career Center
  • 155 N. Prof St.
  • 440 775-8140
  • career.center@oberlin.edu
  • Open 8:30-5pm or by appointment
Works with students to find internships and off campus learning opportunities as well as working with upcoming graduates to secure work in their field post graduation. They offer resume building workshops, peer drop in hours, and staff appointments to career plan. They also offer funding opportunities for Winter Term and Summer Experiences.
Student Academic Services
  • Peters, Rm 118
    50 N. Prof. St.
  • 440 775-8464
  • Open 9-5pm
 Student Academic Services provides academic support, special advising, and related services to all students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Conservatory of Music. In addition to the services provided to all students, focused services are directed to first-generation students, low-income students, and students with disabilities. Academic services coordinated by the Office of Student Academic Services include workshops, credit-bearing courses, tutoring, and individual academic sessions.
Conservatory and College Deans Offices – Dean sites require ObieID to login and view information. 
College Dean’s Office

 440 775-8410    asdean@oberlin.edu

Dean of Students https://new.oberlin.edu/office/dean-of-students Conservatory Dean’s Office
440 775-8200    conserve@oberlin.edu
Bonner Center for Service and Learning
  • 145 W. Lorain St.
  • 440 775-8055
  • bcsl@oberlin.edu
  • Open 9-5pm
 At Oberlin College, community-based learning (CBL) is a pedagogy, i.e. a method of teaching, where faculty members integrate community engaged research and/or community service in guiding students to meet the academic goals of the course.  Such approaches to instruction enable students to reflect on their learning both within and outside the classroom, thereby integrating course goals and civic participation.  Best practices for a CBL course include opportunities for orientation, reflection, evaluation, and even celebration.


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EXCO course shells in Blackboard

Getting started with job search sites

Librarian Access to BB

Data from student and faculty survey conducted in 2013

City Maps as an assignment

Investigation of On-line Evaluation systems

Delayed Test Feedback in Blackboard

Putting a desktop icon of your Blackboard file system on your desktop.

Understanding Copyright