Course Development Agreement
Faculty who receive stipends to design and teach blended courses as part of the President's Technology Initiative must sign a course development agreement that contains the following language.
Course Developer agrees to include an Institutional Review Board (IRB) consent form in the course and will secure IRB approval for research activities, including comparative and longitudinal assessment activities, conducted in the course.
Consistent with the Intellectual Property Policy of the Arizona Board of Regents, 6‑908 (Rev. 9/99), for courses that have been developed with significant use of university resources, the Course Developer retains rights to use the intellectual property developed by the Course Developer. NAU retains the following rights
- A nonexclusive perpetual license to use the course for education, research, or public service. The Course Developer's academic unit may assign instructors other than the Course Developer to teach the course and may use the course as originally developed or with modifications. The academic unit may also choose not to use the course in the future.
- The right to control the use of the NAU Logo in all uses of the course.
- The right to require an appropriate acknowledgment of NAU institutional support of the creation of the work.
- The right to be informed in advance of any uses, reproductions, distributions, and dispositions of the copyrighted work by the Course Developer(s).
Use either of the following links to download the course development agreement. Both versions of the agreement include form fields that you can fill out. Each faculty member who expects to receive a course development stipend must complete, sign, and submit an agreement.
Return the completed, signed agreement to
Debbie Shepard, Administrative Associate
e-Learning Center, NAU
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5682