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WEBINAR: MOOCs—Key Legal and Policy Issues for Colleges and Universities

July 17, 2013

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The National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), in cooperation with ACE, will hold a webinar July 25 on the key legal and policy issues regarding massive open online courses (MOOCs).

The program will address major legal and policy issues that can arise from institutional creation of or participation in MOOCs. Specific issues will include:

  • Determining institutional goals and underlying considerations;
  • Various institutional options for offering MOOCs and the pros and cons of each;
  • Third-party provider agreements;
  • Faculty legal and policy issues resulting from MOOC development and participation;
  • Course development and management responsibilities and issues; and
  • Data use, privacy and conduct issues.

Speakers will include Tena Herlihy, counsel for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and vice president of business and legal affairs for edX; Megan Pierson, senior university counsel at Stanford University (CA); Robert R. Terrell, associate general counsel for the University of Pennsylvania; and Madelyn Wessel, associate general counsel at the University of Virginia.

For more information and to register, see the NACUA website.

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