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“It's very simple. The question is who owns the copyright. Ed Condren and I say the instructors do. So do UCLA Extension and OnlineLearning.net -- now. But in the bundle of rights which is called copyright is distribution rights. And the legal owner of the copyright has to have somehow assigned that right to someone -- either directly to OnlineLearning or indirectly via the university -- in order for OnlineLearning to have that right. In other words, how can two things be true: The instructor owns all the rights and OnlineLearning has some rights?”
“In writing-intensive courses in the humanities, which tend to be smaller, many instructors require rough drafts or make students rewrite essays that earn lower than a C-. Final grades in those courses may tend to be slightly higher than in larger lecture-type courses, ... That doesn't mean that the grade is inflated, just that the instructor had more time to devote to working with the student.”
“I went to M.I.T. in the summer of 1951. I had been an instructor at Princeton for one year after obtaining my degree in 1950. It seemed desirable more for personal and social reasons than academic ones to accept the higher-paying instructorship at M.I.T.