1.4. Change Log

The edX documentation team no longer maintains a change log for each guide. For a weekly summary of platform changes, refer to the EdX Release Notes on the docs.edx.org website.

For information about changes made to the edX documentation set, the edx-documentation repository on GitHub provides a complete record.

1.4.1. December 2015

Date Change
16 December 2015 Removed the “Use the Course Checklist” topic. This feature is no longer available in Studio.
1 December 2015 Added the Office Mix Tool topic.
  Added information about specifying additional file types for learners to upload to the Allow Learners to Submit Files (optional) topic.
  Topics within this guide have been reorganized. New top level sections include Adding Course Assets, Choosing Enhanced Capabilities For Your Course, Establishing a Grading Policy For Your Course, and Managing Learner Progress and Grades.

1.4.2. November 2015

Date Change
9 November 2015 Updated the Re-running a Course topic to clarify that cohorts must be redefined in a course created by the re-run feature.
3 November 2015 Added the Timed Exams topic.
2 November 2015 Updated the format of course component location identifiers throughout this guide.

1.4.3. October 2015

Date Change
26 October 2015 Added the Obtaining Certificate Data topic.
21 October 2015 Added the Oppia Exploration Tool topic.
  Added the section Set a Course Number Override.
14 October 2015 Added a note with support information to the beginning of each exercise or tool topic.
  Added Calculator Tool topic to Exercises and Tools.
  Added a note about the calculator tool to the Chemical Equation Problem, Custom JavaScript Problem, Math Expression Input Problems, Multiple Choice and Numerical Input Problem, and Numerical Input Problem topics.
8 October 2015 Added information about deleting textbooks and chapters to Textbooks.
  Added notes about viewing courseware as a learner in Testing Your Course Content.
1 October 2015

Added information about awarding partial credit for the following problems.

  Added information about including text after the response field in Numerical Input Problem and Text Input Problem.

1.4.4. September 2015

Date Change
25 September 2015 Updated the sample XML and added an accessibility note in Drag and Drop Problem (Deprecated). Added a note about the Show Answer setting in Drag and Drop Problem (Deprecated) and Custom JavaScript Problem.
18 September 2015 Added the Using Open edX as an LTI Tool Provider section.
9 September 2015 Updated the Learner Answer Submissions section to include topics about the downloadable student state report and the submission history report.
2 September 2015 Added the Setting Up Course Certificates topic.

1.4.5. August 2015

Date Change
26 August 2015 Updated the Course Data topic to include descriptions of newly added values.
17 August 2015 Updated the Managing Course Discussions section with information about discussion administration options that are not yet available in the edX mobile apps.
12 August 2015 Added the Qualtrics Survey Tool topic.

1.4.6. July 2015

Date Change
30 July 2015 Updated the Working with Problem Components and Numerical Input Problem sections to clarify how the Randomization setting is used.
28 July 2015 Updated the Answer Data section to remove references to features on the Analytics page of the Instructor Dashboard.
17 July 2015 Added the Best Practices for Open Response Assessments and How Scores for Open Response Assessments Are Calculated sections.
  Updated this guide to use the course team “Admin” and “Staff” role names consistently. For more information, see the Staffing section.
8 July 2015 Added the Poll Tool and Survey Tool sections.
1 July

Several additions were made to provide information about using feedback and hints in common problems.

1.4.7. Apr-Jun 2015

Date Change
22 Jun 2015 Updated the Accessibility Best Practices for Developing Course Content section.
16 Jun 2015 Added the Creating a Custom Course section.
10 Jun 2015 Added the Report Learners Not Yet Enrolled section.
8 Jun 2015 Updated the Add a Course Update section to include information about sending notifications to the edX mobile applications.
  Added the list of Mobile-Ready Problem Types.
  Added the Setting Up Course Certificates section.
  Added Manage Course Fees.
  Added Notes Tool topic.
28 May 2015 Updated this document to latest version.

1.4.8. Jan-Mar 2015

Date Change
24 Feb 2015 Initial release of document for the Open edX Birch release.