Online education company Udemy is offering hundreds of free courses during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Udemy courses normally sell for $20 to $200 but more than 600 are free during the offer. You can find all the free courses at:
Udemy is a private online education company with more than 100,000 courses available for online viewing and interaction. Course topics range from art and music to SAT preparation or computer science and mathematics. When you enroll in a course you take as long as you want to complete it. There are no grades and no credits. Most courses go on sale at some point during the year.
Udemy – PC Mag Online Course Sale
In another deal, select from dozens of online courses for $12.99 during the Udemy – PC Magazine sale.
For a list of sale courses and more details visit the PC Shop / Udemy Courses Page. Some examples of popular courses on sale for $12.99 include:
To find a course that interests you, enter a topic and search on it, or browse the course categories. When searching for and evaluating a course you should look at:
- The rating (1 to 5)
- How many students have taken the course (many have thousands)
- How many hours of instruction and how many articles are included
- Reviews from students
- Course previews if available. Most courses have at least one video you can view for free.
About Udemy (from Wikipedia)
Udemy, founded in May 2010, is an American online learning platform aimed at professional adults and students. As of Jan 2020, the platform has more than 50 million students and 57,000 instructors teaching courses in over 65 languages. There have been over 295 million course enrollments. Students and instructors come from 190+ countries and 2/3 of students are located outside of the U.S.
Students take courses largely as a means of improving job-related skills. Some courses generate credit toward technical certification. Udemy has made a special effort to attract corporate trainers seeking to create coursework for employees of their company. As of 2020, there are more than 150,000 courses on the website.
Below are testimonials from the Udemy Youtube Channel.