You can take an online course on how to host your own online course

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Did you know you can make money by teaching online courses? There's literally a Coursera class on just about every topic these days, whether it's Cryptography taught by a Stanford professor or Academic Listening and Note-Taking at UC Irvine. It's great that so many people want to learn in an accessible way, especially if you're an instructor, but how can you ensure that the class you're offering is one people will want to take? Consider taking a course in How To Create An Awesome Online Course (so meta).


Become a Photoshop pro from your couch with this online course that's on sale

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Next, you'll get a foundation in black and white photography, using the curves tool, adjustment layers and the histogram tool to create stunning images that make everyone look beautiful. Next, the Colorization course will teach you how to add the perfect accents with its included practice photos, templates, and coloring cheat sheets. And finally, an accelerated Photoshop course will show you how to create effects on photos and text, so you can make all your images look professionally done. Normally, each one of these courses could be purchased for about $60 each, but we've bundled them all together in the Mashable Shop for a total price of $41.


Learn how to play piano for less than $20 by taking an online course

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If you didn't like piano lessons as a kid, then you might be missing out. Chances are, playing the piano has been on your bucket list for some time now, but you don't have the time or energy to sign up for lessons. This online class, appropriately called Learn How to Play The Piano, can help. The course is available 24/7 and features nine modules (a total of 12 hours of content) that will take you from beginner to tolerable piano player in no time. First, you'll learn the importance of middle C and how to play with your right and left hands separately.


Learn how to create your own online courses for sites like Udemy

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Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. There are plenty of online courses that will teach you things like coding languages, cryptocurrencies, and how to establish your own start-up. But if you have expert knowledge in a specific field or area of interest, then you may want to create your own online course. The Udemy Online Course Creator is an online class that teaches you about just that: how to host your own online classes.


Learn how to write a book with this 5-hour online course that's on sale

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Everybody has a story to tell, even if they don't know it yet. Each one of us has an interesting perspective and unique experiences, but how do we turn those into a compelling narrative? And better yet, how can we turn them into something we can publish, like a short story or novel? If you've been dying to tell a story, consider taking this course in Basic Creative Writing Skills for Beginners, which is on sale for $24. The course covers plot, character, and setting – plus how to train yourself to be a disciplined writer who practices their craft daily.