Frequently Asked Questions
What web browser should I use?
The Open edX platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Firefox or Safari, or with Internet Explorer version 9 and above.
See our list of supported browsers for the most up-to-date information.
Do I have to do this course with a group?
The analyses that you will be doing in this course benefit from opportunities to discuss your ideas and to hear different perspectives. We regularly hear from participants who have taken the course alone that they REALLY needed a group. Also, groups tell us that the collaboration with their colleagues was essential to their learning in this course. If you don't have a group, you can use the discussion board to set up a virtual group.
How long does the course take?
We estimate that the whole course takes about 10-15 hours. The videos are not long, but some videos have questions embedded in them, making them take longer than the video length in.
Can I use this course for professional development credit?
If you complete the course, you can get a Statement of Accomplishment (SoA), which includes a brief description of the course and an estimate of the length of the course. In order to get the SoA, you do not need to upload your completed assignments but you do need to respond to the reflection questions on the course platform after you do the assignments so we have a record of your work.