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MicroMoocs with Open edX


About This Course

Welcome to the course "How to create a course with Open edX"! This course is designed to give you an introduction to creating online courses using the Open edX platform. Open edX is a powerful open source platform that allows you to create and deliver engaging online courses to learners around the world. In this course, you will learn the basics of course creation. You will learn how to structure your course, create engaging content, design assessments, and use the Open edX platform to deliver your course. You will also learn how to use the various tools and features of the platform, such as course creation, course management, and participant analytics. Whether you are a teacher, instructor, or subject matter expert, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to create effective online courses using the Open edX platform. So, let us get started!

Upon successful completion of the entire course, the participants will receive the appropriate certificate.


No special requrements.

Course Staff


Dr Črtomir Podlipnik

Dr Črtomir Podlipnik is a assistant professor for physical chemistry at Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana.


Dr Krištof Kranjc

Dr Krištof Kranjc is a assistant professor for organic chemistry at Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana.

Basic information

Course basic - Info
Commitment2 weeks, from 3 to 4 hours
How to pass
  • Participate actively in discussion and workshop.
  • Pass a graded assignment.


  • Introduction
  • Open edX Platform
  • Open edX Content
  • Fedback and Credits

Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course on MicroMOOCs, learners will be able to:
  • Plan and design a practical short online course that covers one topic and can be delivered in two hours or less.
  • Create a structure for a course in the form of a MicroMOOC, prepare content for the MicroMOOC, and put it together using Open edX.
  • Pilot test the MicroMOOC, analyze the results, and refine it for future use.