June 9, 2000
Duke U. Moves to Set Policies on Online Courses
Duke University's Academic Council has approved a policy that sets rules for faculty members' ownership of online courses while attempting to protect against possible conflicts of interest that could arise from professors' providing course material to other institutions.
If approved by the administration, the policy would let faculty members own all courses they create as individuals. Courses developed with substantial Duke resources or through work-for-hire