Udemy Policies
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Udemy Policies

The official guide (produced by Udemy) to Udemy Policies
4.6 (1,005 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
21,692 students enrolled
Last updated 10/2016
English
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 26 mins on-demand video
  • 14 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Engage with Udemy students and market their courses while staying within Udemy guidelines
  • Learn best practices for using various instructor tools successfully
  • Have a clear understanding of what the Udemy guidelines are and why they exist
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Requirements
  • Sign up as an instructor on Udemy
Description

At Udemy, we have a set of marketplace policies that help create a safe and supportive environment for students and instructors. As an instructor, it's important to understand these policies so that you can succeed in the marketplace.

This course is the place where you can learn about what the rules are, and how you can be successful while following these rules. Here's what we'll cover:

  1. The ground rules of the marketplace.
  2. The instructor tools we provide and what they're meant for.
  3. Tips and tricks for using these tools well.
  4. The rules that govern each of these tools.
  5. The escalation policy at Udemy when these rules are broken.
Ready to get started? Let's go!
Who is the target audience?
  • All Udemy instructors who are looking to understand Udemy policies
  • New instructors who want to learn how to work well on Udemy
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
3 Lectures 04:14
Introduction
01:01

The Ground Rules
02:03

The Playbook
01:10
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Community
1 Lecture 01:14
Being a Good Member of the Community
01:14
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Course Material
4 Lectures 01:03
Enabling a Safe Environment Within Your Course
01:03

Additional Details on External Links
1 page

Additional Details on Providing Personal Information
1 page

Good Co-instructor Relationships
1 page
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Communication tools
7 Lectures 05:22
Creating a Great Learning Experience with Communication Tools
01:13

Educational Announcements - The Ins and Outs
01:45

Tips and Tricks for Educational Announcements
1 page

Direct Messaging - It's All About 1:1 Learning
01:13

Tips and Tricks for Direct Messages
1 page

Course Discussions - Talking to Students
01:11

Tips and Tricks for Course Discussions
1 page
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Marketing tools
9 Lectures 06:20
Marketing and Promoting to Students
01:04

Promotional Announcements and How to Use Them Well
01:29

Tips and Tricks for Promotional Announcements
1 page

Getting Smart About Coupons
01:17

Pitching with the Course Landing Page
01:26

Tips and Tricks for Creating Great Landing Pages
1 page

A Boost With The Bonus Lecture
01:04

Other Marketing Resources
1 page

Your First 30 Day Course Promotion Plan
1 page
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Course reviews
1 Lecture 03:12
Keeping Reviews Honest
03:12
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Escalation policy
2 Lectures 03:11
Escalation Policy
03:11

Details on Strikes
1 page
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Restricted topics
1 Lecture 00:00
Restricted topics
1 page
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 01:13
Conclusion
01:13

Before you go...
1 page

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The Udemy Instructor Team has one passion: Udemy's instructors! We'll work with you to help you create an online course -- along the way, we'll also help you become an integral member of the Udemy community, a promotional whiz, a teaching star, and an all-around amazing instructor. We're excited to help you succeed on Udemy!