edX101: Overview of Creating an edX Course

1 hour 1 - 2 hours per week recommended

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About this course

This course is designed to show faculty, instructors and organizational leadership how to create a course on edX. The course will cover the strategy behind getting the word out about a course, creating course content that is interactive, engaging, and accessible, and delivering a finished course.

What you’ll learn

  • How to get the word out about your course
  • How to create course materials
  • How to create an accessible course
  • How to deliver a finished course
  • How to use social media to boost enrollment
  • How to get to the resources you need to be a successful partner

Meet your instructors

Mark Rudnick

Mark Rudnick

About Me

Mark was a Director of Partner Success at edX, and has worked directly with a number of edX partner institutions and course teams to guide them in building excellent courses for the edX platform. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, he spent four years working in higher education in South Korea and Australia before joining edX. He has experience as an educator, content developer, and consultant for both residential and online learning systems. Mark has been particularly interested in leveraging the global reach of edX and its partners to bring innovation to education around the world.

Ildi Morris

About Me

Ildi Morris is a Senior Manager of Training and Partner Enablement at edX. She has held various positions in learning consulting, instructional design and program management at companies including Digital Think, Education Development Center, and WGBH Boston. Ildi has an M.Ed. from Harvard University in Technology in Education, and a B.A. from Boston University in European history. When she is not at work, she is doing something outdoorsy with her husband and two daughters in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.


1 week

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Program Type

Professional Certificate