WHAT ARE THE TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR TAKING A COURSE ON EDX?
You need a computer with an Internet connection. We also recommend that you use the most recent version of any the following web browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer (last version).
CAN I ACCESS THE COURSE THROUGH MY PHONE OR TABLET?
To access the course through your phone or tablet, download the edX application from Google Play or the Apple Store. Alternatively, from the web browser on your mobile device you can go to edX to get access to the course and many of its resources.
THIS IS MY FIRST TIME TAKING A COURSE ON EDX. HOW DO I NAVIGATE THROUGH THE VIRTUAL PLATFORM?
EdX provides navigation instructions for its courses. To access these instructions, visit the course “DemoX”, and then click on Enroll Now. Once you log into your account, the instructions will be available in your active courses section under Demo Course.
DO PARTICIPANTS HAVE TO BE CONNECTED TO THE VIRTUAL PLATFORM AT SPECIFIC TIMES?
All course content will be available for participants to access at any time during the course.
In this course, there will be no mandatory online sessions in which the participants must be all present at the same time.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I HAVE TECHNICAL PROBLEMS WITH REGISTRATION OR ACCESSING THE COURSE?
Many of these issues are caused by problems with the web browser. We suggest you try the following:
• Download and install the latest version of Chrome or Firefox to your computer.
See step-by-step instructions on how to perform this procedure by clicking on this link.
HOW DO I CHANGE THE LANGUAGE IN MY EDX CONFIGURATION?
Go to edX and start a session using the email address and password that you used to register in edX. Once you log in to your account, your username and an arrow will appear in the upper right portion of this window. Click on the arrow and choose Account. Then go to the Language section to change to your preferred language. So far, the edX platform is available in English, Spanish, Arabic, French and Mandarin.
HOW DO I CHANGE MY EMAIL ACCOUNT REGISTERED IN EDX?
Go to edX and start a session using the email address and password that you used to register in edX. Once you log in to your account, your username and an arrow will appear in the upper right portion of this window. Click on the arrow and choose Account. Then go to the Email Address section to change your email.
I MADE A MISTAKE WHEN WRITING MY NAME AND I WANT TO CORRECT IT BEFORE MY CERTIFICATE IS ISSUED.
Go to edX and start a session using the email address and password that you used to register in edX. Once you log in to your account, your username and an arrow will appear in the upper right portion of this window. Click on the arrow and choose Account. Then go to the Full Name section to change your name. Please remember that if you are going to edit your full name that change needs to be done before the end of the course in order to avoid problems with your certificate.
HOW CAN I DELETE MY ACCOUNT?
It is not necessary to delete your account. An unused account without any courses associated with it will automatically disappear from edX.
WHAT DO I DO IF I ENCOUNTER PROBLEMS VISUALIZING TOOLS ON THE SCREEN OR WATCHING VIDEOS?
WHAT DO I DO IF MY TECHNICAL SUPPORT QUESTION IS NOT ANSWERED HERE?
Go to the Participant Support page.
HOW TO ASK A QUESTION ON THE PARTICIPANT SUPPORT PAGE
- Go to the "Participant Support" page. Fill in the required fields (name, e-mail, course).
- Choose the subject of your question. When selecting a topic, additional information will be displayed to give you more details about the subject.
- If you still have questions, click on "Generate ticket" and, finally, on the "Send" button.
- The response time is 24 hours for weekdays and 48 hours for the weekend.
HOW CAN I FIND THE UTC (UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME) CONVERSION FOR THE TIME ZONE IN MY COUNTRY?
Below are the UTC conversions and the time zone of some cities, which will serve as a reference for finding the equivalent with the time zone in your country:
|UTC Time||Madrid||Buenos Aires||Mexico D.F.||Washington D.C.||Bogota - Lima
HOW DO I KNOW WHEN I COMPLETE AN ACTIVITY?
In the Progress Bar, you can review the grade obtained in each of the activities. The blocks having a pen and notebook indicate that one or more activities there will be graded. The qualifying activities are the evaluation questionnaires and other activities indicated in the "Participant's Guide". Make sure you complete all the activities before the end of the course.