Get your content online simply
OB3 works with the skills you already have. Import your content and files via drag and drop, copy and paste from web pages, Word documents. OB3 cleverly recognises the styling and formatting so your content will appear correctly after import.
In document discussions
In OB3 discussions happen in context inside course content, and can be added by students to ask questions or contribute ideas, while maintaining study flow. Teachers get a clearer picture of student understanding and how they are interacting with your content.
Embed online content simply
Add online media from over 300 online sites including YouTube, SlideShare and many others. Simply a resource, copy its URL, and paste into OB3: the will be displayed automatically.
Simplifying video and audio
OB3 removes the complexity from incorporating video and audio into a document - simply drag and drop media files in OB3. Don't worry about the format or size - they will be automatically converted for correct playback on all platforms. Record audio narrations directly into a page or discussion without need for flash. OB3 supports uploads up to 1Gb.
Student engagement and support
OB3 tracks study activity for each student creating learner profiles. These are used to provide just-in-time, automated and personalised learning support: Students posting a discussion message for the first time, or with flagged support needs (e.g. trouble logging in) receive automatic support - either in app, or via email.
Engaging, flexible, collaborative study activities
OB3 supports a variety of synchronous and asynchronous collaborative activities including wiki-style co-written documents, templated group activities, e-portfolios and group projects. These activities are undertaken in undergraduate or postgraduate educational programmes designed under blended learning models. OB3 provides features to support engaging and flexible study activities.