Information about digital tools for teaching online

This blog offers an overview of tools that the University of Oldenburg faculty, staff and students can use to communicate and collaborate online. We update the pages regularly as new information and tools are added, so make sure to check back!

If you have any additional questions, feel free to get in touch with the e-Didactics team via email We also offer online consultations every Monday and Wednesday 10.30 – 11.30 am (no sign-up required) for questions related to pedagogical aspects of teaching and learning with digital media. You can find us here: Online-Beratung der E-Didaktik.

Technical questions and issues with Stud.IP should be addressed to the Stud.IP support team at



You can use different tools in Stud.IP to communicate and clarify the organisation related to your course.



There are different synchronous and asynchronous possibilities of communication available in Stud.IP, with Messages, Forum, Blubber and Meetings.

Inhalte & Materialien

Providing Access to Course Materials

With files, Wikis, Courseware and WordPress blogs there are multiple possibilities in Stud.IP to provide access to course materials.


Creating Course Materials

With this tools you can, e.g. record your class as video or add voice to your slide presentation.



In OnlyOffice you can edit together a text document, presentations or tables. You can also work together in blogs.


Tests and Assignments

With Vips and Clocked you can create self-assessment tests or assignments with a deadline in Stud.IP.

Tipps für die digitale Lehre

Tips for Teaching Online

Along the recommendations and instructions of the possible tools that you can use for designing and developing your online teaching, we would like to provide you with some basic tips for teaching online.

Tipps für Studierende

Tips for Students

For self-determined learning with digital tools we also give some tips for students.

Formats for Digital Teaching

Formats for Digital Teaching

We show you the different tools, or rather tool combinations, that are suitable for lectures, seminars or exercises/tutorials.

Our Tip

If you would like to try out one or more of the tools available on Stud.IP, we recommend creating a study group first. To do this, click on Teaching. In the navigation menu below, you will see My studygroups tab, where you can create a new study group. Once created, you can choose the plugins you’d like to test in the sidebar under Administration. If you want to activate these plugins in your course directly, you can do so by clicking More in the navigation bar.

Forum for questions and answers

The E-Didaktik forum in the Stud.IP-Community Hochschuldidaktik is a good place to ask questions and get answers. We encourage you to post your (written) questions there, because the answers may be useful for others who face similar issues.

To access the E-Didaktik forum, join the Stud.IP course Hochschuldidaktik-Community as participant and go to the Forum section.

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