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The online course industry is constantly changing and so is our teachinguide service. We help to keep track and learn early about news in the industry, on marketplaces like Udemy and other learning platforms. What are current trends, where is the market heading and what are new players in the market? We will make sure you stay current. Of course, this section also provides teachinguide news. What are new features to our web application, on our website and other offerings. On a weekly basis, we update this section and give you our Teachiguide News to stay up to date and ahead of your competition.    

5 Trends in Online Learning for 2019 and beyond

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With tips for how to incorporate them into your online courses

The Online Learning Industry Evolution

Online learning platforms come in several forms – MOOCs, online universities, corporate elearning, K12 education, learning management systems like Teachable, and of course, Udemy and similar platforms such as Skillshare.

The online learning industry is clearly here to stay – and growing still. Estimates vary as to how big the online industry will become over the next few years, but they generally range from $200– $300 billion.

The Post-COVID19 Outlook for Online Learning

Udemy’s recent report found COVID19 spurred huge online course growth

We recently wrote an article about the impact of the COVID pandemic on Udemy course enrollment.  In it, we highlighted several findings from a Udemy report on the first two months of course enrollment during the pandemic.  As a reminder, Udemy found that the following increases:

Udemy for Business – 7 Things to Know

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There’s over 130,000 courses on Udemy marketplace, but only about 3,500 courses on Udemy for Business.  Ever wonder what that’s all about? Maybe you aspire to get your course listed on Udemy for Business? How do you get to be one of the chosen few? 

In this article we take a look at what Udemy for Business is and how it’s evolving.  In light of this, we look at what it takes to get listed in Udemy for Business and what you can expect.

eLearning Trends for 2020

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It’s that time of year to make predictions about eLearning trends for 2020. About halfway through this year, we wrote about several trends that we expect to see continue into 2020. They included adaptive learning, video-based learning, microlearning, gamification and a focus on personal development. You can read more about those eLearning trends here.

We expect to see those 5 elearning trends carry on into 2020. We’ve also added to this list of elearning trends for 2020 the following 6 predictions.

Udemy vs. Skillshare – A 5 Point Comparison

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Skillshare is the most comparable online course marketplace to Udemy.  Both platforms market your online course to the masses and pay instructors a course revenue share monthly. That’s about all the similarities in the Udemy vs. Skillshare comparison, really.  They are pretty different platforms.

So, let’s say you are a new instructor and trying to decide which is best to start with. Or, perhaps you are already creating courses on one platform and considering hopping to the other.  What would the impact be on your online course business and the way you go about it?  

10 Top Headlines for Online Courses

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Part of being a successful online courses instructor involves keeping up to date on the latest industry news and strategies. What are the latest and newest course offerings and trends? Where does Udemy fit into the industry and how is it evolving?  What can you learn from industry successes and failures? And more.

Here we gather up some of the most recent news in the online course industry to help keep you up to date and to bring you new ideas.  Happy learning!

How COVID19 has Impacted Online Learning

Students, working and non-working adults around the world have been at home now for over two months due to the COVID19 shelter in place orders.  As a result of extended homestays, massive job cuts, and displaced college and high school students, the world has seen a major surge in online education over the last 2 months.

12 Skills Employers Will Look For in 2020

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Looking for new course ideas? Create online courses for these skills employers look for!

The skills employers look for in their workforce and future job applicants are changing rapidly in 2020 and beyond. So if you’re an online course creator looking for new course ideas or you’re looking to enhance some courses you already created perhaps this list will inspire some creative thinking for which direction to take. Tackle any aspect of these skill categories and you’re sure to see some success!

Even if you aren’t creating Udemy for Business courses or other corporate eLearning courses, employees, job seekers and learners, in general, will be looking for courses that can help them gain skills that employers are looking for in 2020.

So what are the top skills employers look for going forward?

Udemy News 2019

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Udemy 2019 News Update

As we move into the last month of 2019 we’re bringing you a round up of the most significant Udemy news for the year. So what has the world’s largest online course marketplace been up to in 2019?

Udemy Cyber Week Statistics and Stories

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Find out which courses and instructors were the winners and losers of Udemy’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Cyber Week came and went quickly. So quickly that perhaps you haven’t had time to full appreciate the impact on your course sales.  

Curious about how other online instructors fared with Udemy’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales? The great thing about Teachinguide’s database is that this is the kind of insights you can generate about your competitors using the data and search functions.  For now, we’ve done the analysis of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. Here’s a summary.

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