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Become an expert in creating online courses for the edX platform

Professional Certificate in
Course Creator Plus

What you will learn

  • Design, develop, and run an online course on the edX platform following best practices.
  • Build an online course in Studio, edX's course authoring software.
  • Use the edX platform to support a blended learning model.
  • Implement a production process to design and build media for your courses.

Course Creator Series Plus provides edX partners with the training required to build an online course for the edX platform. There are no prerequisites for this series, just access to the platform and enthusiasm for online learning!

While this series is open to the public, it is designed specifically for edX partners to learn how to create courses to be run in the edX environment.

These courses cover a wide variety of interests in online learning. In edX101, you will learn the process of building a course on the edX platform. In StudioX you’ll get hands-on instruction and learn how to use the course authoring software. Studio Advanced expands on StudioX with more in-depth course design and building skills. VideoX instructs on media best practices and BlendedX shows you how to design courses that combine classroom-based and online learning instruction.

All the courses draw upon real-world examples and pedagogical principles to help ensure you will learn what it takes to develop high-quality online courses.

Expert instruction
5 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
3 months
3 - 5 hours per week
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. edX's Course Creator Plus Professional Certificate

  2. 1–2 hours per week, for 1 weeks

    A quick course designed to help you explore all of the different steps that go into planning and building an edX course. Perfect for instructors or institutional leadership interested in building a MOOC on edX.

  3. 4–6 hours per week, for 3 weeks

    Learn the fundamentals of creating courses on the edX platform using edX Studio.

  4. 2–5 hours per week, for 5 weeks

    Learn to build better courses in edX Studio

  5. 2–4 hours per week, for 2 weeks

    Learn the best and most efficient ways to create video content for the edX platform.

  6. 3–4 hours per week, for 2 weeks

    Explore ways to blend educational technology with traditional classroom learning to improve educational outcomes. Perfect for instructors or institutional leadership interested in creating blended learning experiences with edX.

    • Online Learning Developer
    • MOOC Program Manager
    • Instructional Designer

Meet your instructors
from edX

Experts from edX committed to teaching online learning

Program endorsements

The edX Course Creator Series is a solid, foundational program for anyone who is interested in creating quality learning experiences on the edX platform. Thousands of academic institutions, corporations and nations deploy courses on and Open edX, the open source platform that powers, and are looking for experienced educators everyday. This program will provide you with the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed in this exciting field and to help increase access to high-quality educational content on a global scale.

P D Jose , Professor, Corporate Strategy and Policy

Also in Education & Teacher Training at edX


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