Weekly Roundup – August 26, 2015
The Weekly Roundup is a list of all instructor-relevant updates, announcements, and general news that has taken place in the last week. Check the Community News section of the Teach Hub on Wednesdays to read through the roundup!
News & Updates
Threaded Messaging System
You asked and we listened! Today we released an enhancement to the direct messaging system that allows you to see previous messages sent to an individual student. This will help you more effectively communicate with students on a one to one basis. Here are some best practices for using direct messages to engage with and activate students (please remember to keep our messaging guidelines in mind too). Ready, set….get messaging!
How do you pronounce “Udemy”?
Impress your friends, family, and colleagues by knowing how to say “Udemy” the official way! This short video demonstrates the correct pronunciation and gives the history behind our company name.
In the Community
Q&A With Trust & Safety Team
We want to ensure that our marketplace continues to be collaborative, friendly, transparent, and fair. To that end, we’ve recently launched a Trust & Safety program that includes more clear and consistent guidelines, a brand new Udemy Policies course, and an escalation process to help hold all instructors to the same rules and consequences. You can find all the information about Udemy policies in the Trust & Safety section of our Teach Hub.
We noticed there were some clarifications requested from the community after we launched the program, and today Soumya from our Trust & Safety team hosted a Q&A in the Studio to answer specific questions. Here’s a summary of the conversation!