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edX E-Learning Course Development by Matthew A. Gilbert

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Characteristics of your course

Now that you've signed up for Studio and created your first course, let's discuss its characteristics. Although edX is an innovative approach to online learning, you'll find the interface familiar if you've previously taught online. The difference is in the delivery of your course and the potential size of its enrollment.

Your course follows a hierarchical structure, starting with course tabs. Within each tab are sections containing subsections, in which there are units. It is the units in which you will place your actual course components (discussions, HTML, problems, or videos).

When you first create a course, it includes the following tabs by default. As you develop your curriculum, you can add more tabs that align ...

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