Open edX XBlocks available in Tahoe

The following XBlocks are available to customers of the Appsembler Tahoe SaaS platform. Over time, documentation linked externally on this page will be rewritten to be more user-friendly for our customers and provided on this site instead. If you want to know more about enabling or using any of these XBlocks, simply contact support.

Appsembler Enterprise customers should refer to  the Enterprise XBlock directory instead

Name Description Documentation XBlock Key
(In Advanced Settings)
Completion Allows a learner to mark an activity as complete and earn a mark for their progress chart. Open edX Documentation - Completion done
Google Document Enables embedding of Google Documents within a course. https://github.com/edx-solutions/xblock-google-drive google-document 
Google Calendar Enables embedding of a Google Calendar within a course https://github.com/edx-solutions/xblock-google-drive google-calendar
LTI Consumer This XBlock implements the consumer side of the LTI specification enabling integration of third-party LTI provider tools. https://github.com/edx/xblock-lti-consumer lti_consumer
Poll Enables a course author to create polls in course materials. Poll XBlocks have one question. Open edX Documentation - Poll Tool
poll
Survey Similar to a poll, but allows you to ask many questions with the same answer options, instead of just one. Open edX Documentation - Survey Tool
survey
Recommender Allow students to post resources for given problems, then discuss and vote on which resources are the most helpful. https://github.com/pmitros/RecommenderXBlock recommender
Vector Drawing An XBlock for creating vector drawing exercises https://github.com/open-craft/xblock-vectordraw vectordraw
Free-text Response 
XBlock to capture a free-text response https://github.com/Stanford-Online/xblock-free-text-response/ freetextresponse
Staff Graded Assignment Allows learners to upload a file for manual staff grading. Inserting the Staff Graded Assignment (SGA) XBlock in Open edX edx_sga
Container Launcher Used with Appsembler's  Virtual Labs product. For more info on this, contact support, or check out our Virtual Labs documentation. Adding a Virtual Labs project to your Open edX course
launchcontainer
PDF Simplifies embedding a PDF in a page. pdf
Peer instruction The Peer Instruction learning system provides students with in class opportunities to discuss questions and arrive at a deeper understanding of concepts. The peer instruction tool emulates this classroom experience for the learners in an online course. Open edX Documentation - Peer Instruction ubcpi
Oppia Allows insertion of  Oppia Explorations Open edX Documentation - Oppia
oppia
Word Cloud Allows learners to collaboratively create a word cloud Open edX Documentation - Word Clouds
word_cloud

Enabling these XBlocks

To quickly enable all of these XBlocks, go in Studio to Settings and Advanced Settings and paste the following into the Advanced Modules field at the top of the page as pictured below. Ensure you Save changes once you're done.

[
  "done",
  "google-document",
  "google-calendar",
  "lti_consumer",
  "poll",
  "survey",
  "recommender",
  "vectordraw",
  "freetextresponse",
  "edx_sga",
  "launchcontainer",
  "pdf",
  "ubcpi",
  "oppia",
  "word_cloud"
]

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