Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) September 30, 2013
Back to school season is in full swing and everyone is in learning mode. To help people stay on top of the latest technology and tackle topics that may seem difficult or intimidating, the world’s bestselling reference series, For Dummies®, offers instructional video training courses on Udemy.com. The new courses include Office 2013, Excel 2013, Windows 8, Digital SLR Cameras & Photography, and Social Media Marketing.
“Offering the For Dummies courses on Udemy gives people an entirely new and different way to learn a range of topics from the most popular reference series in the world,” said Udemy president and COO Dennis Yang. “This is powerful validation, coming from such a distinguished publisher as Wiley, that there’s no better platform than Udemy for distributing digital content.”
Each For Dummies video training course on Udemy.com features multiple lectures, hours of content, and lifetime access to the course. The Microsoft Office 2013 and Excel 2013 courses are deluxe editions that not only feature numerous hours of online video training, but also access to a free For Dummies e-book, cheat sheets, quizzes and more. Current For Dummies online video training courses include:
About For Dummies®
After over 20 years, more than 250 million copies printed, and millions of e-books downloaded, For Dummies is the world’s bestselling reference series, well known for enriching people’s lives by making knowledge accessible in a fun and easy way. Loyal customers around the globe agree that For Dummies is “more than a publishing phenomenon … [it is] a sign of the times,” [The New York Times]. With more than 1,800 active topics covering everything from health to history, music to math, sports to self-help, technology to travel, For Dummies is dedicated to Making Everything Easier. The For Dummies brand presence continues to expand wherever there is a need to know, including e-books, mobile apps, e-learning courses, a corporate custom publishing program, a robust consumer website and a licensed product line that includes consumer electronics, culinary, crafts, video, software, musical instrument packs, home improvement, automotive, game and more. For more information, visit Dummies.com. For Dummies is a branded imprint of Wiley.
Udemy is the world's largest destination for online courses. With over 8,000 courses available on-demand via the iPhone, iPad and web, Udemy is democratizing education by making top-quality content from the world’s experts dramatically more affordable for anyone, anywhere. Udemy enables students to learn when and where they want, helping them get promoted, break into a new industry, start a company, or further a passion. Udemy’s course creation platform empowers instructors of any type to teach online and earn income from online courses. Through Udemy for Organizations, businesses, schools, and organizations can also leverage the power of online learning to train their employees, students, and members.
Founded in 2010, Udemy is funded by Insight Venture Partners, Lightbank, MHS Capital, 500 Startups and other investors responsible for funding Internet giants like YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter and Yelp. Udemy is headquartered in San Francisco. Web: http://www.udemy.com |Twitter: @udemy | Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/udemy.