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  • Using the Automated Animation Feature

    This setting will force on-page elements to animate automatically (in-order from top to bottom) without the student having to click. There are two methods of using this feature: FIXED TIME INTERVAL (between each element) This is controlled in "page settings" If you set this number to say “4 seconds” there will be a 4 second delay between each element animating onto the page. NOTE: To use this feature once you are back in your "page content" editor be sure to open the first (top) element on the p...  Read More...

  • Working with video

    OpenBook can process a wide variety of video formats including .MOV, .AVI, .MP4, .MPEG, .3GP, .WMV and .WEBM. When you create a video element in openbook and upload your video file, OpenBook automatically transcodes and converts the file to mobile and tablet friendly H.264 / MP4 Format. For larger video files such as 1920 x 1080 MOV files shot with more professional and DSLR cameras you will need to size down your videos prior to upload in OpenBook! You have two options: A.   Read More...

  • Program and Course Structures

    When getting started in OpenBook on of the most critical concepts is learning the platform's org structure. The easiest way to think of it is as two levels. At the top level are programs and courses.  TOP LEVEL STRUCTURE: Program > Course Programs Programs are simply organizational containers or "folders" containing courses.   Read More...

  • CREATING COURSE SECTIONS

    Sections are groups of students which have been given access to a specific course. You may create as many sections (student groups) per course as you like. Simply select a course, then click "STUDENTS" in the left column.  Then click "EDIT" to view an existing section (group of students) or "Create Section" to name and create a new one.  In order to add a student to a course section you must first click "STUDENTS" in the main navigation bar, then click to MANAGE that student's record.   Read More...

  • ADDING USERS

    Examples of "users" might be a teacher, content developer or technical administrator. Using the top navigation bar click on "USERS" then click "ADD NEW" in the left column, While adding a user, use the right column to select what type of access or permissions this user will be given. "Courses" enables the user to add/edit/delete content for specific courses.   Read More...

  • Adding Students

    Click Students in the top navigation bar. This takes you to a list of all students within your organization. You may click "Manage" to view or edit an existing student's information or click "ADD NEW" in the left column to create a new student.  Manually adding a student to a course is a three step process.   Read More...

  • Building Courses

     Click the "PROGRAMS" tab in the top navigation bar, then select a program or click "CREATE" to make a new one. Programs are organizational "containers" for your courses you may use as many as you like and place as many courses in a specific program as you like.  Now click to select a course or click "Create New Course" to create a new one. Cloning a course will create an identical  duplicate of an existing course's content but not carry over the original courses students.  S...  Read More...