Weekly Roundup – February 18, 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 Teach Hub on Wednesdays to read through the roundup!
News & Updates
Japanese Yen Live on Udemy!
Our students hail from nearly every country in the world, and as part of our endeavor to make the learning experience on Udemy as localized as possible, we’re in the process of rolling out local currencies. Today we launched Japanese Yen!
For more information on Udemy’s plans for international pricing, go here.
Small Addition to Revenue Reports
With the rollout of international currencies, revenue reports got a little more complicated. To make sure instructors understand the amount they’re receiving from Udemy for students purchasing the course, we’ve added a breakdown of each individual sale. Click on the sale amount in your revenue report to view the breakdown:
For the Love of Students
Teaching is all about building a relationship with your students so you can deliver the best learning experience possible. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’ve put together some relationship-building tips. For all of you with published courses, these tips are immediately applicable. For those of you working on your first course, keep these suggestions in mind!
Today’s task is to “talk” to your students. We’ve outlined three ways you can consistently engage with your students and encourage them to get active in your course. Give it a try and then let us know how it goes by posting in the Faculty Lounge or Studio!