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15 Oct, 2013 12:31 PM
Hi Edx Studio,
I am creating a test course for Weston High School and am trying
to add my department head as a part of my course team. He'd also
like to try creating a course. He created an EdxStudio account but
when I add his email through the "Add a User to your Course" it
says his email cannot be found.
2 Posted by Olga on 15 Oct, 2013 01:49 PM
If you are creating a course on Edge (edge.edx.org), you should be able to
do this, provided your Department Head has registered for an account with
Do you know whether your Department Head has created a user account on Edge?
If so, may I ask for the following:
- a link to the course
- the email address associated to the Edge account of the user you are
trying to add to your course team.
3 Posted by Liu, Mary on 15 Oct, 2013 02:34 PM
I think that my Department Head Larry Murphy ([email blocked]<***@***>) registered for account on the platform as he sent me the following screen shot:
Here is the link to my course summary page:
4 Posted by Olga on 15 Oct, 2013 02:51 PM
Ah, yes! I just checked and Larry Murphy's account was indeed
created on the main edX platform -- http://edx.org, but he does not yet have an
Right now the edX and Edge platforms are totally separate and
have separate user databases.
So, in order to author on Edge, Larry Murphy would have to also
create a user account on the Edge platform -- on https://edge.edx.org/
He should be able to use the same email/username as for his
account with edx.org, if he wanted to. You should then be able to
add him as a course author on your course.
Please let me know if that does not work. Thank you.
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