How to Create an Online Course The Official Udemy Course

Use our recommended best practices to plan, produce, and publish a well-designed, high quality Udemy course
How to Create an Online Course The Official Udemy Course
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1h 27m


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How to Create an Online Course The Official Udemy Course

What you’ll learn

How to create an online course using Udemy’s recommended course creation process
How to access and use tools and resources available to you as an Udemy instructor
Use the Marketplace Insights tool to identify in-demand topics to validate or refine your course topic
Learn how to define your ideal learners for your course
Determine and write clear learning objectives
Create practical activities and assessments to drive an engaging and high-quality course
Create a well-structured course outline
Produce your course content following best practices for recording and editing your videos
Write a compelling course landing page that attracts the right learners to your course
Launch your course successfully
Use your instructor dashboard to manage and evolve your course, and to grow your audience on Udemy

How to Create an Online Course The Official Udemy Course


You’ve signed up or are interested in signing up to become a Udemy instructor
You have an idea of the course topic you’re interested in teaching
You’re passionate and excited about sharing your knowledge with others


Are you excited about creating a course with Udemy, but not sure where to get started? Do you want to make sure the course you create will appeal to students? Then you’re in the right place.Introducing, the official Udemy course about how to create an online courseIn this official course we will guide you through the recommended course creation process and share best practices in teaching and instructional design, as well as resources you can use to help you plan, produce, and publish your own course. Creating a course is a journey, but you don’t have to go it alone! We’re here to guide you throughout your journey.Learn from one of our learning design experts who has partnered with hundreds of instructors to create high-quality courses on Udemy, who will walk you through the steps in the course creation process along with experienced instructors who will share tips for building an impactful online learning experience on Udemy. Bookmark this now, reference it laterWe will share a lot of helpful information and resources throughout this course. Bookmark it so that you can refer back to it as needed while you’re on your own instructor journey.Learn how to create a course in 90 minutesDuring this 90-minute course, our information-packed lectures will give you the insight and tools to make the course creation process as smooth as possible for you so that you’re confident in delivering a high-quality online course that students will love. We’ll also include practice activities for hands-on learning which you can apply directly to the course you’re creating.Get step-by-step guidanceBy the end of the course, you’ll be ready to get started creating your course – and have a solid understanding of the steps required to create an online course.Plan your contentUse the Udemy Marketplace Insights tool to choose the best course topicDefine who you’re creating this course for, what your students will achieve upon completion, and how they’ll learn it by planning learning activities and assessmentsCreate a course outline to plan the structure of your courseWrite your course script to get you prepared to record your courseProduce your courseCreate your course videos, resources, and activities following best practices for delivering value to your learnersGet tips from pro instructors about speaking on camera and setting up your recording spaceReceive personalized feedback on your audio, video, and delivery with our Test Video Review serviceEdit your videos to be polished and professionalPublish your courseUpload your videos and content onto UdemyCreate an optimized course landing page that will make your course more searchable for learners on Udemy and on external search enginesReview the instructor verification process and the course approval processPromote your course and more!Jumpstart your marketing efforts to drive student enrollments to drive ratings and reviews early onLeverage your instructor dashboard to manage your course and engage with your learnersThank you to these Udemy instructors for sharing their best practices:Ceci MansillaDeborah Grayson RiegelFederico GarayJason DionJohannes RuofLaura PickelTimothy MeixnerReady to embark on your instructor journey? Let’s get started!


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Welcome!

Lecture 2 What you’ll learn in this course

Lecture 3 The steps for creating a course on Udemy

Lecture 4 Activity: Set up your draft course on Udemy

Section 2: Getting Started

Lecture 5 Refine your course topic using Marketplace Insights

Lecture 6 Identify your intended learners for your course

Lecture 7 Activity: Identify your course topic and intended learners

Section 3: Structure Your Course

Lecture 8 Learning Objectives: What are they and why do they matter?

Lecture 9 Activity: Write your learning objectives

Lecture 10 Practice Activities: People learn by doing

Lecture 11 Assessments measure learning

Lecture 12 Activities and assessments you can create on Udemy

Lecture 13 Structuring your course

Lecture 14 Activity: Create your course outline

Section 4: Create Your Content

Lecture 15 Plan what you’re going to say

Lecture 16 Accessibility considerations

Lecture 17 Instructor Perspective: Best practices for speaking on camera

Lecture 18 How to set up your recording space to create high quality videos

Lecture 19 Instructor Perspective: Recording setup for talking head videos

Lecture 20 Instructor Perspective: Recording setup for screencast videos

Lecture 21 Activity: Create a test video

Lecture 22 Editing best practices

Lecture 23 Instructor Perspective: Adding graphics to your videos

Lecture 24 Creating course resources

Section 5: Launch Your Course

Lecture 25 Tour the course builder

Lecture 26 Upload your course content to Udemy

Lecture 27 Write a compelling course landing page

Lecture 28 Publishing your course

Section 6: What’s next?

Lecture 29 Promote your course

Lecture 30 Engaging with learners

Lecture 31 Use the instructor dashboard to improve your content

Lecture 32 Thank you and good luck!

Anyone interested in becoming an instructor and creating an online course on Udemy – no teaching experience is necessary,New instructors looking for best practices and guidance on creating their first online course,Instructors who have already created a course but are interested in improving the quality of their course

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Udemy | English | 1h 27m | 1.05 GB
Created by: Udemy Instructor Team

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