About OpenEdX

OpenEdX is a cloud-based, open-source learning management solution offered by edX. The solution is used by small and midsize businesses to host open online courses and training modules. The solution allows users to create the course structure and upload content including videos. Managers can organize course schedules, define grading rules and publish courses in parts. A course launch checklist is available as well. Student notes allow learners to highlight texts, and they can track their course progress. Custom certificates and digital badges can be designed. The solution offers an instructor dashboard with options to generate reports and follow course updates. Its insights tool provides an overview of learner demographics, behavior and performance. Weekly and daily logs of event data can be downloaded. Native iOS and Android apps are available. Support is provided via an online ticketing system and knowledge base.
OpenEdX Software - Course navigation
OpenEdX Software - Student notes
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OpenEdX pricing

OpenEdX does not have a free version but does offer a free trial. OpenEdX paid version starts at US$45.00.

Starting Price:
US$45.00
Pricing Details:
It is also available at $165/mo and $330/mo with additional features.
Free Version:
No
Free trial:
Yes

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OpenEdX Reviews

Feature rating

Value for Money
4.5
Functionality
4.5
Ease of Use
4.5
Customer Support
4.5
5 reviews of 67,488 View all reviews
Cesar a S.
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 17/01/2018

The best MOOC site in the web

With EDX I learn a lot about project management, economy and sustainable development. The courses offers had show me how are working some organization to have a better world, using alternative energies and saving a lot of money and resources with it, besides the project management courses had help to organize my own schedule and to begin a new business.

Pros

EDX offers a big range of courses and specializations to improve your knowledge or your academy grade, the quantity of courses offers by EDX are virtually endless and the emcompass a big amount of fields like: project management, development, economy, history, grammar, languages, economy, geography, and so many other that can be so useful for students, academics or general public to learn about an specific topi. EDX offer certificates to check the grade of the course or courses that you do, with this certificate you can improve your resume and demonstrate to the people all that you have learn, even in digital ways this can be possible, because the certificate bring a link to check their authenticated.

Cons

Since a couple of years EDX does not offer so many free certificates, and this can be a big limation for peoples who has not the money to pay. I think that EDX must offer the opportinity to have in every course that they offer a free certified, this can be a great opportunity for people of poors contries to improve their knowledge and abilities and to show it to the others.

Tohibullah M.
  • Industry: Information Services
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
4
Ease of Use
3
Customer Support
0

5
Reviewed on 08/12/2018

Storehouse of knowledge through online courses from the best faculties and mentors

Preferred online destination to learn from the best faculties and mentors.

Pros

Their courses cover almost all the fields starting from languages to technology, religion to crafts. They are one of the best online education service providers giving an option to audit most of their courses for free. The other option is to pursue a verified certificate by paying a fee. It is a win-win for all. Those who are affluent, paying a fee can be like paying a donation! The other advantage of going for a paid certificate is the motivation to learn when you get something by paying your hard earned income instead of free. Not to say, the recognition of a paid certificate by edx also makes your CV/profile appear more professional.

Cons

Despite all the hypes towards video, I still prefer learning the traditional way in a book format, which can be ebook (pdf) in today's digital age. I find their way of organizing learning materials confusing and rather obstructing.

Khalil A.
  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Monthly for 6-12 months
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
4
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
4

3
Reviewed on 01/08/2019

its's good when you have the commitment

in general, I'm thankful that there are some people who are really nice to provide ​free education for others for free and it's always good to learn and continue learning

Pros

I like that it provides​ me with almost any field of study I'm looking for and it happens to get educated from really smart people sometimes for free

Cons

I would prefer if there was a way to make animation lectures which means the professor writes the contents and there will be animations who explains it. I feel sometimes animations can remove the boring feeling of me.

Adriel O.
  • Industry: Research
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 14/08/2021

Useful Training tool for Staff and Leadership

Pros

The website hosts so many MOOCs useful to train company personnel. I and my employees have benefited much from the free courses. There is no need to pay to study them - just for the certificates. We have no need for the latter, however, for we have established our brand already.

Cons

Prices for certificates too high - maybe decrease it for developing states.

Victor N.
  • Used Monthly for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 04/02/2018

Edx thousands of courses for all people, the knowledge available to everyone

EdX is a platform that allows you to access endless sources of knowledge and experience. the access to this knowledge is made through tools designed by the best universities in the world and with the different levels of access, it is presented as a great opportunity for all people

Pros

The platform gives you an extraordinary search engine that fits the requirements of all. thousands of universities offer tested and guaranteed courses to acquire knowledge in any area you want, from robotics, languages, culture, history, project management, smart cities, big data, are a sample of what you can get in EdX.
You handle learning process at your own pace, with the option of personalized or general certificates.
EdX is an excellent option for self-taught knowledgeable people, allows advance in areas of knowledge through the development of courses designed as programs. offer courses in multiple languages and even the techniques to learn these languages
The management of time in the courses is well defined, this allows users to organize their agendas and can participate in several courses simultaneously. the knowledge programs are carried out through timelines.
the level of difficulty, hours of dedication and connection with other courses are indicated in each course

Cons

The time the certificates are sent depends on the university responsible for the course and it may take a few months for them to be sent to you.

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