Learning objects Open Explorer Builder

TLF ID L11611

Use Open Explorer Builder to create an interactive multimedia project, presentation or unit of work. Build alone or with others. Select an image to represent your topic or area of study, then add points of interest to it and attach appropriate content to each of these points. You can import images, audio or Flash Video files, and link to websites. Add your own captions and text. You can then create a tour of your content, using different text and audio. When you've finished 'building', publish your work as an Open Explorer. Users of your Open Explorer can take the guided tour and then explore the content as they wish.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Provides a way for individuals or groups to build multimodal texts or presentations suitable for a wide range of learning areas.
  • Provides a tool that can be used to develop students' critical thinking skills.
  • Provides a tool that can be used to improve students' conceptual understanding.
  • Provides the means for students and teachers to use ICT skills to organise and publish work.
  • Provides a platform for self-directed student learning.
  • Provides guidance on copyright issues.
  • Includes printable step-by-step instructions and hints on how to use Open Explorer Builder.
  • Includes a printable teacher guide to Open Explorer Builder.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Languages
  • Science
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • The Arts
  • English
  • Health and physical education
  • Languages other than english
  • Studies of society and environment
  • Technologies

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Person: Mike Pearce
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Person: Tracy Gin
  • Description: Graphical designer
  • Person: Karl Ervine
  • Description: Graphical designer
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.