Should you publish a course on Udemy?

Last week I published my second course on the Udemy platform and I’ve now got a total of 1422 students there! Quite a few people have been asking me about becoming Udemy instructors, so I’ve put together this blog post to explain a bit about it.

What is Udemy?

Udemy is massive online open course (MOOC), which accordingto Wikipedia, is…

‘An online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web.

MOOCs are a recent development in distance education which was first introduced in 2008 and emerged as a popular mode of learning in 2012’

Other MOOCs are Lynda.com and Coursera.com, but there aremany more. The main difference with Udemy is that anyone can publish a course there (subject to a few rules on content and quality, of course).

Udemy’s mission is to be the place where anyone can learn anything. It currently has 5 million students in 190 countries.

So why publish a course on Udemy? [Read more…]