Have you ever wanted to teach or tutor others? Have you ever wanted to impart your knowledge and experience to others? Probably not. Most of us think teaching and learning are reserved for people with PhDs, right? While it is true that having a master’s degree or higher typically precludes formal training in teaching and learning, anyone can start a course. In fact, a recent survey showed that 80% of course creators had full-time jobs outside of creating their courses.
Teaching or tutoring others requires dedication, passion, and a willingness to learn from others. It also requires a willingness to put in the time and effort to create engaging content. Creating a course requires time and dedication, but it can also be incredibly rewarding. Here’s why you should start a course, even if you have no teaching or tutoring experience.
You Have Something to Share
Teaching or tutoring others is a great way to give something back to the community that has given you so much. By sharing your knowledge and experience with others, you can help them achieve their goals and become more fulfilled.
You Have a Need to Learn
As a teacher or tutor, you may have a specific knowledge or skill gap that you’d like to fill. Or, maybe you’re just looking to expand your skillset. Learning new skills and having new experiences can be very fulfilling.
You Have Drive
If you’re interested in creating a course, you may have already considered ways to monetize your expertise. Or, you may have considered creating a course but been put off by the thought of teaching or tutoring others. Regardless of why you have drive, you’ll need drive to create a course.
You Have Time
Most of the work required to create a course doesn’t take a ton of time. You can spend a few hours each week creating content, and you can spend a couple of hours marketing your course. In total, you may be able to crank out a course in a month or two.
You Want to Be Involved
Teaching and learning can be a powerful combination. It’s a chance to get your hands dirty in a meaningful way, helping others on the way to their goals.
There are lots of benefits to teaching or tutoring others. It can be a great source of income. It can help you grow and develop as a person. It can be a highly meaningful way to spend your time. So why don’t you start a course? Teach or tutor others and share your knowledge and experience with the world.