25 March 2015

The following information reflects what is new in the edX Platform as of 25 March 2015.

Documentation

Building and Running an edX Course

LMS

Cohort creation and management has moved from the Advanced Settings page in Studio to the Instructor Dashboard in the LMS. Course teams can use the new Cohorts tab there to add and rename cohorts, change a cohort’s assignment method, associate cohorts with content groups, and specify whether course-wide and content-specific discussions are divided by cohort.

Studio

Cohort creation and management has moved from the Advanced Settings page in Studio. Course teams can now use the new Cohorts tab on the Instructor Dashboard in the LMS to add and rename cohorts, change a cohort’s assignment method, associate cohorts with content groups, and specify whether course-wide and content-specific discussions are divided by cohort.

For more information, see Using Cohorts in Your Courses.

EdX Website

The edx.org footer now includes links to additional social media sites. (ECOM-1134)