OB3 is an ongoing project by our world-class R&D team. It draws on our many years’ experience supporting educators to deliver quality online medical education.
Design lies at the heart of OB3. We employ visual, educational, and interaction design processes to identify the problems to be addressed through application functionality and then apply a consistent approach across everything we implement.
Evidence drives our product development. We have formed strong R&D relationships with external partners and university research groups.
Behind OB3’s advanced functionality lies a novel data model. OB3 documents are constructed from elements (sentences, paragraphs, URLs, images, list items) which are assembled via linked lists into a document. This allows us to capture the semantic richness of content, and build complex editing and learning functionality such as collaboration, annotation, and the study summary view.
OB3 leverages mature commercial and open-source technologies. On the backend (v1), we build on Sapphire, the core library of Silverstripe. . In the browser, we use Ext-JS4, from Sencha who like us are committed to the role of testing to ensure critical web apps can handle the heat.
I describe it to others as a 'boutique' system that can be modified to meet practically all teaching requirementsGordon Sanderson, University of Otago
We have used OceanBrowser to manage our distance-taught course content for many years. We are delighted with the level of service and commitment provided by the company. I describe it to others as a 'boutique' system that can be modified to meet practically all teaching requirements.Gordon SandersonAssociate Professor
OB3 (version 2) will be released in June. This major release will move us closer to our long term vision for OB3. Additional information will be posted ove...
OB3 (version 2) will be released in June. This major release will move us closer to our long term vision for OB3. Additional information will be posted over coming weeks, as we count down to the release. Please use the "signup" link at ob3.cc, email to email@example.com or follow us on Facebook if you would like to be kept informed.