The following information reflects what is new in the edX Platform as of 28 January 2015.
Data packages now include a .csv file of the email preference that each learner supplies when they enroll in your institution’s courses on edx.org. The file includes data collected across all of an institution’s edx.org courses. For more information, see Email Opt In Report in the edX Research Guide.
This guide now includes a new section about creating different course experiences for learners who are assigned to different cohorts. For more information, see Creating Cohort-Specific Course Content.
To support packaged releases for Open edX better, the source files for the
Open edX Developer’s Guide are now located in the GitHub
Answers to frequently asked questions about the edX mobile app are now available in the If You Use the edX Mobile App section of this guide.
The learner engagement data computed for edX Insights is now updated as soon as weekly computations are complete. Previously, updates were delayed by as much as 24 hours. (AN-4150)
The edX mobile app is now available for iPhone and Android smartphones. With the app, learners can view or download video lectures for your courses and watch them anytime, without an Internet connection. Many of the courses that are currently running on edx.org are ready for use with the app, and preparations to support mobile delivery are in progress for even more courses.
You and your enrolled learners can download the free edX mobile app from Google Play for Android smartphones and from the App Store for Apple iPhones. For answers to frequently asked questions about the mobile app, see If You Use the edX Mobile App section in the EdX Guide for Students.
As part of an accelerating effort to better support Open edX and packaged
releases, we have moved the source files for the Open edX Developer’s Guide from the
edx-platform repository to the
People who have registered, but not yet activated, an edX.org account can now reset their passwords on the edx.org site. Previously, you received an error message if you tried to reset your password before activating your account. (ECOM-894)