The OB3 difference

An elegant and powerful tool for creating media rich study documents with embedded discussions. Without requiring users to learn new software skills or have educational design support

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online forums reimagined

Brings content and discussions together in the same place


as easily as in a F2F classroom

Lecturing staff and students have the freedom to create documents, pose questions, respond anywhere within content, and bring examples.


teacher or student-led activities

Learners and teachers can asynchronously co-create meaningful independent and collaborative study activities


your educational offerings

With inter-Institutional collaboration, short courses, and lifelong alumni access


Authoring & Publishing

  • Build and share media-rich documents with in less than 60 minutes, using only the skills required to browse the web, copy and paste, use email and edit a Word doc.
  • Designed for easy adoption and use by time-starved staff and students.
  • Drag or copy content from the desktop or web: we automatically convert and embed media.
  • Anything you can add to OB3 in the browser, you can also email to OB3.
  • Share your docs with other OB3 users, or link/embed within a course in your LMS


Supports individual, group and class asynchronous activities with collaboratively editable documents and discussions Discussions happen in context within curriculum content or student-led assignments (unique to OB3) Contribute to discussions by replying through email (including with formatting, attachments and media) Supports team-based curriculum development

Alumni (unique to OB3)

Alumni accounts are free and students can keep retain access to their content, and any content you want to share with them, after graduation. Facilitates the development of online learning communities.


Integrates with all major LMS systems (Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas, D2L) Create study activities that span multiple courses within a degree Publication and content export features allow OB3 to be used within institutional workflows APIs enable custom learning apps and enterprise integrations

Analytics & Reporting

Summarise student activity and content authoring within a document, folder or entire course Generate reports to speed up common administrative and course authoring activities

Engagement & Support

Student activity in OB3 generates individual learner profiles that enable personalized student support Keep students active and engaged: identify struggling students, deliver getting-started and study-support messages in-app or via email

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