October 16, 2014

The following information reflects what is new in the edX Platform as of October 15, 2014. See previous pages in this document for a history of changes.

edX Website

  • The student dashboard now lists courses sorted by when the student enrolled, with the most recent enrollments first. (ECOM-418)

  • Students now receive a success message in the dashboard when they enroll in a course. (ECOM-403)

edX Discussions

  • Forum moderators can now change the type of a discussion from a question to a post, and vice versa. Students can also change the type of discussion for their own posts. (TNL-172)

  • The default type for a new discussion is now a post. Previously, the default was a question.

edX Studio

  • The format to set dates in the Advanced Settings for discussion blackouts is clarified on the page. You must enter dates as YYYY-MM-DD. To include the time, you enter YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM. Be sure to enter the T between the date and time.

  • The date and time on the Schedule and Details page are now shown in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). (TNL-85)