Open edX


Open edX enables online campuses, instructor-led courses, degree programs, and self-paced courses to use a single platform.

Cost:  Self-managed: Free; Fully managed: Paid for
Availability: Download

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Quick Guide to Open edX

Here you will find basic guidance and links on how to use Open edX for teaching, training, learning and development.

The Open edX platform provides the learner-centric, massively scalable learning technology behind edX. It is used by universities, corporations, governments and other learning organizations.

RacoonGang explains its history in What Is It And Why 19 Million People Use It?

“Open edX is an open source learning platform that was created by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) for the biggest online learning portal in the world – It was created to fulfill instructional design needs of various organizations so they can create engaging experiences that cover different topics, pursue different goals and use different learning scenarios. That’s why Open edX became so flexible and diverse. One can have the tools to teach learners physics, maths, and even acoustics using engaging and interactive tools that are available out of the box.”

Find out more about Open edX and how it works in this animated video

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