Udemy Policies

The official guide (produced by Udemy) to Udemy Policies
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  • Lectures 30
  • Length 39 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course 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.
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What are the requirements?

  • Sign up as an instructor on Udemy

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

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

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
The Ground Rules
The Playbook
Section 2: Community
Being a Good Member of the Community
Section 3: Course Material
Enabling a Safe Environment Within Your Course
Additional Details on External Links
1 page
Additional Details on Providing Personal Information
1 page
Good Co-instructor Relationships
1 page
Section 4: Communication tools
Creating a Great Learning Experience with Communication Tools
Educational Announcements - The Ins and Outs
Tips and Tricks for Educational Announcements
1 page
Direct Messaging - It's All About 1:1 Learning
Tips and Tricks for Direct Messages
1 page
Course Discussions - Talking to Students
Tips and Tricks for Course Discussions
1 page
Section 5: Marketing tools
Marketing and Promoting to Students
Promotional Announcements and How to Use Them Well
Tips and Tricks for Promotional Announcements
1 page
Getting Smart About Coupons
Pitching with the Course Landing Page
Tips and Tricks for Creating Great Landing Pages
1 page
A Boost With The Bonus Lecture
Other Marketing Resources
1 page
Your First 30 Day Course Promotion Plan
1 page
Section 6: Course reviews
Keeping Reviews Honest
Section 7: Escalation policy
Escalation Policy
Details on Strikes
1 page
Section 8: Restricted topics
Restricted topics
1 page
Section 9: Conclusion
Before you go...
1 page
8 questions

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