AkademiX workshop: OERCompBiomed
A hands-on workshop where you'll become familiar with course development on the Open edX-based platform nordbiomed.akademix.no.
Agenda for the workshop
- Introuction: A brief description of the platform.
- Hands-on: Learn how to develop a course on the AkademiX platform by working through a series of tasks of increasing complexity.
Slides from the introduction: Intro presentation (click SPACE to navigate forward, ESC for an overview of the slides)
Start with Task 1. When you have completed Tasks 1–7 you'll be able to produce your own AkademiX course. The remaining tasks touch on some more advanced functionality.
- Ask AkademiX (Alexander, Jonas, Arvid)
- Ask a peer
- Check the documentation: Building and Running an Open edX Course
- Join the edX Course Creator XSeries.
Task 1: Getting started
Aim: Create a user account on akademix.no. Become a course developer on your own NordBiomed course in AkademiX Studio https://akademix.no:18010.
Click here to start Task 1
Task 2: Construct your first course module
Aim: Create a course module, incorporating a video, some text, and an exercise.
Click here to start Task 2
Task 3: Construct the framework for a complete course
Aim: Make sections and subsections for an e-learning course, including assignments, midterm and a final exam.
Click here to start Task 3
Task 4: Course description
Aim: Write the course description (Example).
Click here to start Task 4
Task 5: Adjust basic settings for the course
Aim: Select / adjust dates for course start and end, procedures for grading, adding course updates.
Click here to start Task 5
Task 6: Add students and staff to the course
Aim: Add other course developers / testers to the course (other staff, study coordinatorts, teaching assistants, etc). Multiple options for adding students: self enrollment; import from list.
Click here to start Task 6
Task 7: Launch the course
Mål: Release the course to students.
Click here to start Task 7
Task 8: Export the course (backup)
Aim: Save/export the course to file (i.e. create a backup).
Click here to start Task 8
Task 9: Forum and wiki
Aim: Getting to know the built-in course forum and course wiki.
Click here to start Task 9
Task 10: Add files and handouts
Aim: Add files to the course. Handouts for the students, textbooks etc.
Click here to start Task 10
Task 11: Advanced content
Aim: Add advanced methods for grading and assessment, and other content: peer assessment, Google or MS-documents, programming tasks in Python, accessing external content.
Click here to start Task 11
For a list of recommended hardware and software, see Equipment.