Udemy Launches iPad App To Enhance Mobile Learning

udemy logoWe’ve written about Udemy before. In the age of online learning and MOOCs, there’s always a lot to talk about – who has what for course offerings, do you have to pay for it, who are the teachers? Now, Udemy has taken online learning one step further, and made it available on your iPad.

As of the publication of this article, Udemy, the largest marketplace for online courses, will have officially launched its iPad app. With over 5,000 courses available through the (free) app, students and curious life-long learners now have an easier way to learn real-world skills whenever and wherever making lifelong learning even more accessible.

Download The App Here

And with Apple’s iPad Mini announcement, there are more options than ever to turn a daily commute or couch time into a learning opportunity. iPads everywhere can now be used for online, on-demand learning transforming commutes and couch time.

“Learning should never stop, not even in today’s busy world,” said Eren Bali, founder of Udemy. “With Udemy’s 5,000 courses available on the free app, now working professionals and active studentshave the flexibility to continue their education wherever and whenever convenient.”  

Udemy launched the iPad app so learning is always an option despite the demands of packed schedules at work and home. Instead of playing games on the long commute or on the couch, iPad users can use that valuable time to advance their careers by learning new skills. This downtime is now an opportunity for anyone to watch a lecture, participate in course discussion or absorb knowledge they can use.

App Features

  • Access to all video and audio lectures, presentations and any other course materials directly from the app.
  • Ability to save courses and watch them wherever students go.
  • Ask questions or start a conversation with instructors and other students while working within the app.
  • Search for and enroll in any course from the entire course catalog (over 5,000 courses).

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Udemy iPad App Exclusive Edudemic

Udemy iPad App Exclusive Edudemic

Udemy iPad App Exclusive Edudemic

Udemy iPad App Exclusive Edudemic

Udemy iPad App Exclusive Edudemic

Udemy iPad App Exclusive Edudemic

Udemy iPad App Exclusive Edudemic

The Details From Udemy

Udemy, the largest marketplace for online courses, announces the launch of its iPad app, giving students an easier way to learn skills wherever they go and making lifelong learning even more accessible.

In a recent survey, 90 percent of Udemy students said they took courses from the marketplace tolearn relevant skills that would help them advance their professional careers. Using Udemy, students learn the skills they need, such as Web Development, SEO and Photoshop. Now it’s easier than ever for Udemy’s user base of career-driven students to stay ahead of the curve and ensure their skills are relevant for today’s marketplace .

Employers are more demanding than ever and professionals have to remain agile and learn quickly. That’s where Udemy comes in, equipping students with an amazing lifelong learning environment and the knowledge they need to get ahead.

“The future of learning is mobile and the iPad is the perfect lifelong learning device,” said Eren Bali, CEO and co-founder of Udemy. “Udemy students are extremely active and want access to learning regardless of time or location. The app builds on Udemy’s promise of connecting students with the world’s experts by turning idle time into a learning opportunity.”

Udemy launched the iPad app so learning is always an option despite the demands of packed schedules at work and home. Instead of playing games on the long commute or on the couch, iPad users can use that valuable time to advance their careers by learning new skills. This downtime is now an opportunity for anyone to watch a lecture, participate in course discussion or absorb knowledge they can use.

Notable iPad app features include:

  • Watch on the go: Access to all video and audio lectures, presentations and any other course materials right from the app.
  • View offline: Save courses and watch them wherever students go. Learning is no longer confined to the classroom or students’ desktop computers.
  • Engage from anywhere: Ask questions or start a conversation with instructors and other students while working within the app.
  • Discover new courses: Enroll in any course from Udemy’s entire course catalog of more than 5,000 courses published by experts from around the world.

Udemy iPad usershave access to world-class instructors like:

  • Lean startup guru, Eric Ries
  • Yoga expert, Sadie Nardini
  • Serial entrepreneur, Steve Blank
  • Corporate trainer, Mark Lassoff

About Udemy
Udemy helps people make moves, empowering anyone to teach and learn online. The site attracts hundreds of expert instructors ranging from CEOs and New York Times bestselling authors to Ivy League professors and consultants across industries. More than 400,000 students take advantage of Udemy’s platform, which incorporates video, live lectures, supplemental materials and features that promote deep interaction between students and instructors. Founded in February 2010, Udemy is backed by the people behind YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Groupon and Yelp.

1 Comment

  1. Kristin

    January 5, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    Udemy app totally won’t work on the iPad at all.