EdX has just released the newest version of the edX Platform on edx.org and edX Edge.

This release includes the following changes.

  • Course teams can now add Oppia explorations to course content. Oppia explorations are interactive tutorials that encourage exploration and experiential learning. For more information, see the Oppia Exploration Tool in the Building and Running an edX Course guide.
  • Web certificates now include the following additional features.
    • Course teams can now override the course number as well as the course name on the certificate.
    • Both the course number and the override course number are displayed in the certificate set up page in Studio.
    • There are now no character limits on the name and title fields of certificate signatories.

For more information, see Setting Up Course Certificates in the Building and Running an edX Course guide.

  • LTI components can now use full screen mode to present remote content that is configured for full screen viewing. For more information, see LTI Components in the Building and Running an edX Course guide.
  • Documentation updates include information about changes in this release, as well as other enhancements.

For more information about the changes in this release and in our previous releases, see the edX Release Notes. You can access the weekly release notes, as well as all other edX documentation, at docs.edx.org.