The fall 2016 edition of “Quick Guide to Open edX” is here!
This all-new, free, Creative Commons licensed eBook –the first guide related to this technology– explores the most visually engaging and innovative learning and teaching platform in the world.
“It is useful for someone trying to get up-to-speed on the Open edX ecosystem” according to Piotr Mitros, Chief Scientist at edX.
“The eBook itself is a quick read, and looks like a good overview of Open edX. Part 1 is an index of major Open edX adopters. Then there are pointers to key points of documentation (e.g. demo courses demonstrating Open edX functionality). Next, there’s a high level overview of what the components of Open edX are, and what the extension points are. Finally, there are pointers to the major resources about Open edX,” described Mr. Mitros on Google’s Open edX discussion board.
The guide, released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license, has been written by Michael Amigot, Founder at IBL Studios Education, a New York-based Open edX leading provider for higher education.
The ebook in HTML format is divided into the following sections:
2. MOST-EXCITING SAMPLES
3. TWO EXCELLENT DEMO COURSES
4. OPEN-SOURCE INITIATIVE
5. THE PLATFORM
7. WAYS TO EXTEND OPEN EDX
8. X-BLOCK – THE MAGIC ARCHITECTURE
9. CREATING COURSES WITH EDX STUDIO
10. TEST PLATFORMS
11. DEVELOPERS’ CORNER
12. NEWS AND VIDEOS
13. ABOUT IBL STUDIOS EDUCATION
14. ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Open edX .org: What Makes the Open edX Platform Unique: See These Cases
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