• AWS Labs

    This article outlines AWS Labs and how to access them.

    How to access AWS Labs

    There are two ways to access AWS labs.

    Type AWS in the search bar from your logged-in home screen.  

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     Both courses and relevant AWS labs will appear in the search results.

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    Next, use the right arrow button to scroll through the carousel of AWS lab results. To start an AWS lab click Start practicing.

    Alternatively, you can search for an AWS lab by clicking on your Udemy Business home page.

    1. Click on the Labs tab.

    2. Click Explore Labs.

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    This will take you to the Labs’ overview page, where you can view all available Labs. 

    3. From the labs overview page, click on the Cloud Computing radio button on the left-hand side to see all of the AWS labs.

    4. Click on AWS from the Popular topics list on the left.

    5. To choose an AWS lab, click Start practicing on any AWS lab listed on the right to begin learning.

    aws_labs.png6. Select a lab mode.

    Once you select an AWS lab, choose which mode you want to learn in. We offer multiple modes for each lab so users can select their level of guidance. 

     Using Safari? Please review the last section in this article for important information.

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    7. Next, launch the Workspace. 

    After selecting the mode, click on the Launch button in the top right corner to open the Workspace associated with the Lab. 

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    *Please note the following items when using workspaces in labs:

    • Do not add private and sensitive information: do not put any private company information (such as proprietary code) or any sensitive information (such as passwords) into the workspaces.
    • Workspaces have 3-hour sessions: at the end of the 3-hour session, any running resources may be stopped, but you can resume your session, start up your resources, and continue working. 
    • Please note that any data recently entered may not be saved.
    • If you are interested in learning more about labs, please reach out to our support team.

    Note for Safari users

    Udemy labs run in an environment isolated from udemy.com. You will need to allow third-party cookies in your browser settings to use the preview browser in these labs. You can change these settings in Safari -> Preferences -> Privacy. Be sure you are using the latest version of Safari and that the checkbox below is unselected:

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  • DevOps Labs (Beta)

    This article outlines DevOps labs and how to access them. 

    What labs are available in beta? 

    We currently have a limited set of DevOps labs available in beta but we plan to introduce additional DevOps labs in the coming months. 

    Note: Please be aware that you may experience performance limitations during the beta phase. 

    How to access DevOps labs

    1. Click on the Labs tab on your Udemy Business home page or in My learning.

    2. Click Explore labs. This will take you to the labs’ overview page, where you can view all available labs. 

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    3. From the labs overview page, click on the DevOps radio button on the left-hand side to see all of the DevOps labs.

    4. Click a DevOps lab topic from the Popular Topics list on the left.

    5. To choose a DevOps lab, click Start practicing on any lab listed on the right to begin learning.

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    6. Select a lab mode.

    Once you select a DevOps lab, choose which mode you want to learn in. We offer multiple modes for each lab so users can select their level of guidance. Learn how to select a mode for a lab.

    • Using Safari? Please review the last section in this article for important information.

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    7. Next, launch the Workspace. 

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    After selecting the mode, click on the Launch button in the top-right corner to open the workspace associated with the lab. 

    *Please note the following items when using workspaces in labs:

    • Do not add private and sensitive information: do not put any private company information (such as proprietary code) or any sensitive information (such as passwords) into the workspaces.
    • Workspaces have 3-hour sessions: at the end of the 3-hour session, any running resources may be stopped, but you can resume your session, start up your resources, and continue working. Please note that any data recently entered may not be saved.
    • If you are interested in learning more about labs, please reach out to our support team.

    Note for Safari users

    Udemy labs run in an environment isolated from udemy.com. You will need to allow third-party cookies in your browser settings to use the preview browser in these labs. You can change these settings in Safari -> Preferences -> Privacy. Be sure you are using the latest version of Safari and that the checkbox below is unselected:

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  • Azure Labs (Beta)

    This article outlines new Azure labs and how to access them. 

    What labs are available in beta? 

    We currently have a limited set of Azure labs available in beta. Please be aware that you may experience performance limitations during the beta phase. We plan to introduce additional Azure labs in the coming months. 

    How to access labs

    Step 1: Click on the Labs tab on your Udemy Business home page or in My learning.

    Step 2: click Explore Labs.

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    This will take you to the labs’ overview page, where you can view all the available labs. You can search labs using either the search bar or the radio button to filter labs and then sub-filter using topics.  Click on any lab to begin learning.

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    Selecting a lab mode

    Once you select an Azure lab, you will need to select which mode you want to learn in. We offer multiple modes for each lab so users can select the level of difficulty. Learn how to select a mode for a lab.

    *Please note the following items when using Workspaces in labs:

    Do not add private and sensitive information: do not put any private company information (such as proprietary code) or any sensitive information (such as passwords) into the Workspaces.

    Workspaces have 3-hour sessions: at the end of the 3-hour session, any running resources may be stopped, but you can resume your session, start up your resources, and continue working. Please note that any data recently entered may not be saved. 

    If you are interested in learning more about labs, please reach out to our support team.

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  • Labs: How to Select a Mode

    Labs are a learning experience that allow learners to apply their skills by completing real-world projects using workspaces. We offer multiple modes for labs. Learn more about the differences and how to access them below. 

    Please note: Labs are only available for Udemy Business Pro users.

    What are modes? And what types of modes are there?

    We recognize that learners need different levels of guidance or structure when it comes to engaging in hands-on activities - that’s where modes come into play. 

    Modes allow you to choose what level of guidance you want to receive when engaging in hands-on practice activities. We offer 3 different modes:

    1. Follow-along. The follow along mode provides the highest amount of guidance relative to the other two modes. You can complete a project by following detailed step by step instructions. We recommend this mode if you are unfamiliar with the material and are not ready to try out any of the steps on your own. 
    2. Structured challenge. In this mode you receive a medium level of guidance. You will have a "virtual manager" managing your workflow. The manager breaks down the project into assigned tasks and you are encouraged to try to complete the task on your own before reviewing the solution. We recommend this mode if you need high level guidance on how to approach the problem but you feel you can come up with some of the steps on your own. We recommend this mode for learners looking to practice authentically but need some support.
    3. Open challenge. The open challenge mode provides a minimum level of guidance. We recommend this mode if you want to assess your ability to complete real-world projects by determining the overall approach to the problem as well as the steps you need to take to get there. Some support will be provided for you in the form of resources, but otherwise you're on your own!

    How do I select my preferred mode?

    You can select your preferred mode right after accessing a lab.

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    Learn more about labs and how learners can use the feature.

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  • Labs

    This article outlines the Labs' learning experience and how users can access the feature.

    Please note: Labs are only available to Udemy Business Pro users.

    What are Labs?

    Labs are a learning experience that allows learners to apply their skills by completing real-world projects using a workspace.

    Note:  Please see below for important information regarding the use of Workspaces.

    What types of Labs are available

    Udemy currently provides labs for the following areas 

    How to access Labs

    There are two ways to access labs.

    In the search bar from your logged-in home screen type in a topic or keyword. 

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     Both courses and relevant labs will appear in the search results.

    aws_courses_and_labs.png

    Next, use the right arrow button to scroll through the carousel of lab results. To start a lab click Start practicing.

    Alternatively, you can search for a lab by clicking on the Labs tab on the home page.

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    Then, click Explore labs.

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    You’ll be brought to the labs landing page (see below), where you will find all available labs. 

    To refine your search, type in a topic or keyword to the search bar, or click on a category radio button and/or a popular topic.

    To choose a lab, click Start practicing on any lab listed on the right to begin learning.

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    Selecting a lab mode

    We offer multiple modes for labs. Modes allow you to choose what level of guidance you want to receive when engaging in hands-on practice activities.

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    Scheduling a learning calendar event

    Learn how to schedule learning calendar events for labs while accessing Udemy Business on a browser.

    *Please note the following items when using Workspaces in Labs:

    Do not add private and sensitive information: do not put any private company information (such as proprietary code) or any sensitive information (such as passwords) into the Workspaces.

    Workspaces have 3-hour sessions: at the end of the 3-hour session, any running resources may be stopped, but you can resume your session, start up your resources, and continue working. Please note that any data recently entered may not be saved. 

    If you are interested in learning more about Labs, please reach out to our support team. 

     

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  • Development Labs

    This article outlines Development labs and how to access them.

    How to access Development labs

    To access Development labs, follow the steps below.

    1. Click on the Labs tab on your Udemy Business home page or in My learning.

    2. Next, click Explore labs.

    explore_labs_.png3. From the labs overview page, click on the Development radio button on the left-hand side to see all of the Development labs.

    4. Next, click a Development lab topic from the Popular Topics list on the left.

    5. To choose a Development lab, click Start practicing on any lab listed on the right to begin learning.

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    6. Select a lab mode.

    Once you select a Development lab, choose which mode you want to learn in. We offer multiple modes for each lab so users can select their level of guidance. Learn how to select a mode for a lab.

    • Using Safari? Please review the last section in this article for important information.

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    7. Next, launch the Workspace. 

    After selecting the mode, click on the Launch button in the top-right corner to open the workspace associated with the lab. 

    Workspace.png

    *Please note the following items when using workspaces in labs:

    • Do not add private and sensitive information: do not put any private company information (such as proprietary code) or any sensitive information (such as passwords) into the workspaces.
    • Workspaces have 3-hour sessions: at the end of the 3-hour session, any running resources may be stopped, but you can resume your session, start up your resources, and continue working. Please note that any data recently entered may not be saved.
    • If you are interested in learning more about labs, please reach out to our support team.

    Note for Safari users

    Udemy labs run in an environment isolated from udemy.com. You will need to allow third-party cookies in your browser settings to use the preview browser in these labs. You can change these settings in Safari -> Preferences -> Privacy. Be sure you are using the latest version of Safari and that the checkbox below is unselected:

    prevent_cross-site_tracking.png

     

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