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Give Away Your Course Podcast?
by John Mayer - Thursday, 25 May 2006, 11:48 PM
Hi folks,

I am starting this new discussion thread because an interesting questions occured to me while interviewing one of you about your podcasting experience.

Now that you have recorded your lectures or summaries for an entire semester, are you willing to let these remain open to the web under some kind of Creative Commons license? 

If so, why and if not, why not?

If yes, CALI would consider integrating them into the search feature for lessons on our main website so that students looking for content on specific topics might find your course podcasts.  This is in line with the MIT Open Courseware project and other open education ideals, but I think this deserves some serious discussion among the group. 

Let me close by saying that if a significant number of you ARE willing, that this would be rather big news and we would put out a press release.  It would certainly sitr up interesting discussion in the legal education world. 

It would also raise issues of ownership.  Let's just say they might be considered work-for-hire. 

I would love to hear your thoughts on this idea.