Udemy is a platform or marketplace for online learning. It provides a platform for experts of any kind to create courses, which can be offered to the public, either at no charge or for a tuition fee. Therefore provides tools, which enable users to create a course, promote it and earn money from student tuition charges.
Using Udemy’s course development tools users can upload video, PowerPoint presentation, PDFs, audio, zip files and live classes to create courses. Instructors can also engage and interact with users via online discussion boards.
Courses are offered across a breadth of categories, including business and entrepreneurship, academics, the arts, health and fitness, language, music and technology. Also available is Udemy for Business, enabling businesses access to a targeted suite of over 1 000 training courses on topics from digital marketing tactics to office productivity, design, management, programming, and more.
– Creating courses is free
– Large number of courses, in many languages
– Relatively easy to use. Search course tool bar helps finding courses
– Price of courses is not necessarily related to their quality
– Reviews of courses not very trustworthy