Are your distance online students feeling isolated and disengaged? Are you looking for a way to design distance flexible learning where the collaboration and interaction between learners and lecturers is free flowing?
OB3 brings your course content and collaboration together. It outperforms other learning technologies in the online forum space; and is proven to increase learner agency, engagement, and interaction. Its interface design can help to reduce lecture workload, and cognitive demands associated with technology use.
Flyer: OB3 attributes and benefits
Case study video: Interview with Ara Midwifery Department (prepared for TTMEC 2021)
Publications: Gomez et al. working paper (2018), Gomez et al. at ASCILITE 2017, Daellenbach et al. at ASCILITE 2014
OB3 - Beautiful study for lifelong learning™
Dr Gloria Gomez undertakes the educational and interaction design research that underpins OB3’s development. Her past experience includes being the visual designer for IHMC’s CmapTools and a number of other educational products internationally. From 2012 to 2017, she taught design in the masters of Product Development and Innovation at the University of Southern Denmark. She is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney.
Rodney Tamblyn is co-founder and CEO at OB3, where he heads up sales, product and operations. His background includes 30 years experience developing and supporting educational technologies for Higher Education.
Great for lifelong learning such as: independent study; reflective journaling; taking personal notes at events; and curating your personal learning resources in a way that is easy to find, review, and share with groups of people.
Organise your informal learning content: create media-rich documents containing notes, videos, photos, links to videos, podcasts, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter feeds, etc.
Great for Collaboration: engage in seamless discussions within your documents; share media-rich content and folders; discuss ideas with people from your personal or professional networks; and note taking during brainstorming sessions or meetings.
Create Collections: on diverse topics - such as gardening, yoga or spiritual teachings; favourite podcast topics, curated lists of YouTube videos, movies, books etc; share with groups you create - family, friends, co-workers, club members, community projects, etc.
Department Plans include: trial and pilot options; 1:1 assistance, training and support; ability to use with or without LMS integration; start using and grow, OB3 can be deployed in a single unit of study or across all courses in a department
Enterprise Plans include: supported trial and piloting options, ability to integrate OB3 with all major LMS via LTI, reporting and learning analytics features, enterprise SLA options
Contact us to explore how we can bring the benefits of OB3 to your students.