iTunes U


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iTunes U

Apple's iTunes Store infrastructure, which is available free to public and private colleges and universities. Using Apple's development tools, the educational institution creates a custom iTunes U site that can be used internally by students or made public to everyone. Any educational content in the form of podcasts and videos is uploaded to the site and downloaded like regular iTunes to computers and iPhones. See iTunes.
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Leading universities including Duke, Yale, Cambridge, MIT and Oxford continue to extend their reach by enrolling more than 100,000 students in single iTunes U courses, with Stanford University and The Open University each surpassing 60 million content downloads.
The interest my iTunes U course receives from non-college students is overwhelming," said Professor Stoltzfus.
Over 60 percent of iTunes U app downloads originate from outside the US, giving schools of any size the ability to share their content with a worldwide audience.
The opportunity to impact so many students who are gaining interest in environmental psychology by taking my free course on iTunes U has been highly rewarding and gratifying for me as an educator and learner.
Birmingham City University, an in-novatoin hi-tech teaching, has launched with more than 200 podcasts on iTunes U, with more to follow.
Using iTunes U, digital material can be easily downloaded on to mobile technology, such as the iPod or iPhone, or simply viewed on a PC or Mac.
iTunes U at Birmingham City University is a very exciting development - a real coup," said Oliver Williams, who has led the project to implement iTunes U at the university.
WEB: To find the university on iTunes U visit: itunes.
Apple worked with US universities and colleges to create iTunes U and claimed the feature makes it easier to extend learning, gain more information about a school, look at interests and remain connected with an alma mater.
The company claimed iTunes U enables users to access educational material from many US universities and colleges easily, downloading academic content such as lectures and speeches, for free.
Created in collaboration with colleges and universities, iTunes U makes it easy to extend learning, explore interests or learn more about a school.
iTunes U is a free, hosted service for colleges and universities that provides easy access to their educational content, including lectures and interviews.