If you have taken a course at edX.org, you have an idea of what this platform can offer.
Go through this free demo course on edX in order to explore the edX learning experience.
In the demo you will find three sample weeks and lessons, containing interactive tools, videos, readings, quizzes, questions, grading techniques and progress reports.
Another overview for a newbie is offered by Stanford University. Go to the left-hand column on the Courseware page to view the demo units.
To examine the outline of this demo course, click here.
It is also helpful to examine Stanford’s “O.P.E.N.Creating Effective Online and Blended Courses” MOOC, launched on March 2015.