How it works
Quick Guide to Stepik Process
What is Stepik?
Stepik is an open knowledge from the heart of Science
Free Platform for a students and instructors
around the world
Stepik is a platform for creating educational content. You can create massive open online courses or interactive lessons with video lectures and various types of assignments that provide instant feedback to your students.
How does Stepik works?
We guide you through the entire process of start your personal education journey
At first, you probably need to specify your role at Stepik, as a student or a teacher. You can easy play both, btw.
Some information
I want to learn something
As a Student
You're basically good. Stepik is completely free, just sign up and go find some great courses!
1. You need to Sign up, it easy and needed only your email and password.

2. After that, you've got your own profile, where you can add some About information. In Profile you can follow your progress in the future.

3. Then you're free to check our Catalog with hundreds of the best courses, especially for STEM, because all of our tests are checked automatically.

* For the Quick Start you already have our Welcome E-mail. For the additional questions we have Help Center and info@stepik.org.
I want to teach someone
As an Instructor
You're very welcome, and for open courses it's all free
1. At first, you need to Sign up, it needed only your email and password. And it helps us to guide you.

2. After that, you've got your own profile, where you can add some About information.

3. Now you can create variety of educational content. It can be lessons or courses, open, M.O.O.C.s or private.
4. For start you can check our Catalog with hundreds of courses, to find out about your area at Stepik.

5. Our Courses editor especially good for STEM, because we have a lot of code quizzes and all of them are checked automatically.

* For the Quick Start you already have our Welcome E-mail. For the additional questions we have Help Center and info@stepik.org.

Quick Guide Page for the Instructors >
We are an Organization / University
Great!
Stepik loves to work with Universities, Institues, Schools and other Organizations
Basically, it's the same process for you, as an Instructor.

1. Start with Sign up, it needed only your email and password. And it helps us to guide you.

2. Then you can decide, what to do, to start your Instructors's profiles separately, or to build our special Organization Profile.

*For the additional questions we have Help Center and info@stepik.org.

What all this Steps & Modules & Courses mean?
Stepik content has the most useful structure for the self-education
We focused on making educational content in the best performance. So, the structure is definitely great in the process.
1. Basic unit of the information is Step. It could be text, video, presentation slide or whatever Course's Authors decide. Step gives you Knowledge points, and you can see it in your Progress panel.

2. Several steps it's Lesson. Like the real lesson!

3. Several Lessons it's the Course Module, it's bigger unit of information, basically it's one topic or so.

4. And several Modules (or maybe only one), it's the Course.

* Also Courses give you valuable Certificates.
What else can I do with Stepik?
Almost everything
in the online education
Sounds ambitious, but we close to it.
As we mentioned earlier, all our tests are automatically checked. Besides M.O.O.C.s you can organize Anything Education Online Event.
Online Olympiads, Hackatons, Workshops, even Master Program.

If you have an idea, we are definitely waiting for you!
Send to us some words at info@stepik.org.