Access edX (Edge) Course

  1. Access your edX (Edge) course.
  2. Select your course’s name from the Dashboard.

course selected in edX (Edge) dashboard

  1. Ensure View this course as: is set to Staff from the drop-down menu.
  2. Select Instructor.

in edx edge, view this course as is set to staff then instructor is selected

  1. Select VIEW COURSE IN STUDIO.

view course in studio selected

Access Word Cloud Settings

Note: To enable Word Cloud, the tool must be enabled through Advanced Settings. For more information, consult the Word Cloud Tool for more information.

Note: This process is for creating new content. Settings can be changed to existing content by selecting the section, selecting the Problem then proceeding from Step 5 onwards.

  1. In your edX (Edge) course, expand the required section and the subsection.
  2. Select + New Unit.

 concepts, discussion and quiz, selected. new unit button selected after subsection

  1. Select Advanced.

in add new component section, advanced is selected

  1. Select Word Cloud.

word cloud option selected

  1. Select Edit.

edit option selected

  1. In Input, provide a number of text boxes you would like available for students.

Note: The default number is 5.

  1. In Maximum Words, provide a number of words you would like generated in your Word Cloud.

Note: The default number is 250.

  1. Select Save.

input text field selected with default of 5 entered. maximum words text field selected with default of 250 entered. save button selected