These are some of the most frequently asked questions we get about Open edX.
When reading this, please keep in mind that this reflects the state of the Open edX art today (July 2016) and the Dogwood release. Open edX is open source, though, and the team is releasing major updates very frequently; the next release, Eucalyptus, is scheduled for mid-July 2016.
And there are ways to add a capability if it doesn’t already exist, including:
So beyond what we describe in this FAQ, you or we can make Open edX do virtually anything that you need
The Open edX Test Drive is a great way to get your hands on the platform and try out the course building experience for yourself. Appsembler’s Knowledgebase and YouTube channel have a lot of information on course creation.
If you’re interested in a particular capability for Open edX and you don’t see it described here, please contact us and we can talk about how to best provide it for you.
The Open edX experience has two major components: Studio, where you create courses, and the LMS where students take them. We’ll answer frequently asked questions about the LMS first, and then get to the course building experience in Studio, and also answer other questions about Open edX administration.