- The online course-creation startup Udemy has updated its platform to better cater to teachers with a rebuilt curriculum editor.
- The new tools encourage teachers to build out their lessons from an outline and drag and drop individual lectures into a larger plan.
- Eren Bali, Udemy's co-founder, claims that the service recently saw its first educator make more than $1 million in sales.
From the article:
"... Udemy is today introducing a new version of its course-creation platform geared specifically towards teachers. The platform aims to bring expert and novice educators alike greater control and ownership over their online content, helping them to organize and structure that content through a curriculum editor and a more robust toolset for managing and promoting their courses.
Having experimented with different approaches to the presentation and distribution of digital ed content, specifically in regard to their effect on learning outcomes, Udemy concluded that one of the most critical components — and oft-overlooked — is a well-structured curriculum. So, the startup rebuilt its curriculum editor, which now encourages teachers to build an outline as the first step in the course creation process. ..."