Interview with Dr. Stalburg: MOOC Creator Reflects on Lessons Learned and OER
"In August 2013, Dr. Caren Stalburg and her course “Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education” joined the University of Michigan massive online open course (MOOC) collection on Coursera. At Open.Michigan, we’re extremely excited about this course because it’s the first U-M MOOC to apply Creative Commons licenses to all of its downloadable materials. Meaning that the materials are both freely accessible via Coursera and Open.Michigan, and the materials are licensed for remixing and reuse by students and educators for their own teaching and learning purposes. The legal remix and reuse options made available by the Creative Commons licenses are not yet commonly found on the Coursera platform, so we’re delighted that Dr. Stalburg has chosen to blaze this trail in the MOOC landscape. In light of the course starting back up on Feb. 3rd, it’s a great time to sit down with Dr. Stalburg to discuss her first MOOC experience and her decision to publish the course’s materials as open educational resources ..."