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What all online course creators need to know about the legal stuff

“Make sure you get the legal stuff right with your online course.” “Huh?”, the course creator responds. “What do I need to know, and why?” It’s all too easy for course creators to come up with and validate a great idea, create their course, get on with their marketing, and whack their course up on a course platform, without giving much if any thought to the legal stuff. Unfortunately, not getting the legal stuff right – getting the legal stuff wrong – can have very negative consequences. With that in mind, and to help you start thinking about the things you need to know, I’ve whipped up “17 practical legal steps to help you create great course content, protect yourself, and keep your money”. It’s free, and you can find it on Law of Course (just scroll to the bottom). Hope you find it useful.

Online Courses and Legal Stuff

Let me introduce to Online Courses and Legal Stuff Over time I’ve written quite a bit about legal issues associated with the use of WordPress. I’m still interested in the topic but am taking a further pause from it to focus on legal issues associated with online course creation. Borrowing from the name for this site, I’m calling my new site Online Courses and Legal Stuff. Now, many WordPress users are also interested in creating online courses, or building themes and plugins that support online courses. For this reason, I’m expecting to be writing about WordPress from time to time on Online Courses and Legal Stuff and, as such, it seems relevant to announce Online Courses and Legal Stuff here, on WP and Legal Stuff. Come on over If you’re interested in the legal issues associated with online course creation, come on over to Online Courses and Legal Stuff. As you’ll see, I’ve designed the homepage as a landing page. If you’re interested in the Online Courses and Legal Stuff blog. Here’s a list of …