Educational Technology

April 14, 2013

Udemy lands on mobile so students can learn on the go

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

by Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM

Since launching in 2010, online learning startup Udemy has offered learners the opportunity to take online classes from home. On Tuesday, the company upped the convenience factor with an iOS app that lets students take classes directly from their smartphones. With 600,000 users enrolled in the company’s paid and free classes, Udemy is attracting a strong following. But given competition from longtime online learning company lynda.com, as well as startups Skillshare and Codecademy, Udemy clearly wants another way to hook and keep students. While lynda.com does have a mobile app for users, several other Udemy rivals do not.

http://gigaom.com/2013/04/02/udemy-lands-on-mobile-so-students-can-learn-on-the-go/

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