The Simple Way to Create Udemy Courses - Unofficial

Complete step by step how to make Udemy videos without extensive video editing using PowerPoint.
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 1 hour
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

This course is not sponsored by or affiliated with Udemy, Inc.

Do you want to get started creating Udemy courses, but you aren't sure what to do?

Instead of recording talking head videos or screencasts, you can use PowerPoint to assemble a lecture as a narrated slideshow, and export it to video.

You will learn a simple method for creating quality Udemy lectures using a Windows PC and a microphone. This step by step method shows you how to install the software to enhance your video, and how to use it.

Over 80% of the video on Udemy is not talking head video. Here is the simple way you can start creating Udemy courses quickly.

This is a simple method that anyone can use to produce quality lectures for a Udemy course.

You can teach without making talking head videos, and produce valuable elearning for your students. This course teaches you exactly what to do, without frills or digressions.

Once you purchase this course you can use it forever, and Udemy offers a thirty day money back guarantee on this course.

Sign up now so you can start making Udemy lectures the simple way.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have a Windows PC or laptop to use
  • You should have or plan to install PowerPoint

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create a video lecture for Udemy
  • Use PowerPoint to create quality lectures
  • Animate PowerPoint slides
  • Narrate PowerPoint slideshows
  • Edit audio on individual slides
  • Extract and enhance audio from your video
  • Merge new audio with your video
  • Generate the video in Udemy approved formats
  • Convert PowerPoint slideshows to video
  • Install free audio and video editing software

Who is the target audience?

  • If you want a simple way to make elearning videos
  • If you want to make lectures for your Udemy course
  • If you would like to learn an easy way to enhance the audio in your video
  • If you want to learn how to produce a video in Udemy's format
  • If all you are going to make is talking head videos, this course won't help you
  • If you are already a virtuoso at digital audio and video editing, this course isn't for you

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Start Here

Introduction to The Simple Way to Create Udemy Lectures.

Section 2: Creating a Lecture With PowerPoint

Learn the pros and cons of the different method for making Udemy Lectures. Find out why making Video lectures with PowerPoint can help you rapidly develop content for your Udemy course without extensive training in audio or video production.


Create a default PowerPoint template so your new lectures have the settings you will use over and over again.


This is an example of a very simple text-only PowerPoint slideshow that has been converted to video. You will see how to create this video in the next lecture. The slideshow is very simple to make the process clear.


See how to make the sample video with PowerPoint as a step by step process. Learn how to save the slideshow as a WMV video.


Learn how to add text animation to your video thru PowerPoint.

Section 3: Download and install free software tools for quick audio and video editing

Free software tools you can use to make your video more professional, and to satisfy Udemy's video formatting suggestions. Don't worry, we will show you exactly how to use them.


Install the free Audacity audio editing software. You will use this to extract the audio from your video and enhance the audio with noise reduction and normalization.


Install the free Movie Maker video editing software. You will use this to merge the enhanced audio with the video, and convert the video to Udemy's format.

Section 4: Enhance your video and save it in Udemy's favorite format.

You will be able to extract the audio from your video, and make it sound more professional.


You will be able to merge your enhanced audio track with your video and save it.


You will learn how to set up the two standard formats the Udemy requests for screen recording and PowerPoint videos, and for talking head videos.

Section 5: Conclusions
In Conclusion

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Instructor Biography

Brad Jensen, Author, software architect, CEO

I have been writing books, articles, and software since the early 1970s. I have been running my own software business since 1978.

I have classroom teaching experience. I have designed and written an elearning system.

My course design goal is to focus on simple principles and dear explanations to give you the best learning experience possible with the least amount of effort on your part. My goal is to help you understand the material in such a way that you can then turn and teach it to others, if you desire to.

I am married with children and grandchildren and a Shi Tzu.

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