So, you want to (or were asked to) develop a course in Open edX. You are probably asking: What do I need to do? How do I get started?
This section will give you an overview of the process and the steps you can take.
Understanding the platform is an excellent first step.
Do you have a content-heavy course with a lot of information to give to your students? Or, do you teach multiple course sections with a lot of repeat material? Or, do you have processes that you can show effectively in a video or screencast? Then, you might consider using this platform to provide them with video-based content.
You might ask if Open edX is a replacement for a teacher? The answer is an emphatical no! However, this becomes a pedagogical approach that depends on the course outcomes and designs.
How might you use Open edX? Really, the sky is the limit. Here are a few ways.