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edX E-Learning Course Development by Matthew A. Gilbert

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Creating your edX account

While you don't need an edX account to see the list of courses, you do need it to take a course. Beyond the immediate benefit of taking a course on edx.org, as an instructor you will learn best practices from other educators who are already using the platform. If haven't created an account already while exploring the courses in the preceding sections, follow these steps to get started:

  1. Go to www.edx.org.
  2. Click on the blue Register link in the top-right corner of the page.
  3. Complete the registration form, mentioning the following:
    • Email
    • Full Name
    • Public Username

      Note

      Note that your public username will appear in any discussions or forums you participate in, and it cannot be changed later.

    • Password
    • Country
    • Gender
    • Year of Birth
    • Highest ...

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