iTunes U

by Apple

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Description

iTunes U is the best way to create and experience courses on iPad.  The iTunes U app gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools — plus the world’s largest digital catalog of free education content — right on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Whether you’re majoring in molecular biology at a university, taking Spanish in high school, or just interested in European history, you now have a valuable tool to help you learn anytime, anywhere.

Features:

Let the discussion begin

  • • Students participating in private courses can pose questions on the course or any post or assignment
  • • Other students in the class can jump into the discussion and ask more questions or provide answers
  • • Teachers and students can keep up with the conversation when they receive push notifications as the discussion progresses

Free courses in a wide array of subjects

  • • Take free courses created and taught by instructors from leading universities and other schools
  • • See all assignments and updates from the instructor in one place, and check off assignments as you complete them
  • • Take notes and highlight text in iBooks and see them consolidated for easy reviewing in the iTunes U app
  • • Take course notes in class, or while playing audio or video lectures inside of iTunes U
  • • Access course materials, including audio, video, books, documents & presentations, apps, and iBooks textbooks
  • • Share your favorite courses with friends using Twitter, Facebook, Mail, and Messages

The world’s largest catalog of free education content

  • • Choose from more than 750,000 free lectures, videos, books, and other resources on thousands of subjects from Algebra to Zoology
  • • Browse collections from education and cultural institutions in 30 countries — including Stanford, Yale, MIT, Oxford, LaTrobe University, University of Tokyo, MoMA, the New York Public Library, and the Library of Congress

Create courses on iPad

  • • Teachers can now create and update their courses using the iTunes U app on their iPad—getting started is fast, simple, and completely free
  • • Provide every student a course outline, write posts, distribute assignments, upload class materials, easily track participating students, and much more
  • • Take advantage of the built in camera on iPad to easily capture photos or videos and upload them for course assignments
  • • Create materials using Pages, Numbers, and Keynote—or other apps from the App Store—and add them to your course by using "Open in iTunes U" from within each app
  • • Teachers affiliated with qualified institutions have the option to publish their courses to the iTunes U Catalog—making them available to everyone for free

Requirements:

  • • Participating in courses require iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 7 or later
  • • Creating courses require iPad with iOS 7 or later
  • • An Apple ID set up for use on the iTunes Store
  • • iTunes 10.5.2 or later is required to sync with a computer

Info

iTunes U

Category: Education

Released: Jan 19, 2012

Version: 2.1

Size: 23MB

Seller: Apple Inc.

Price: Free

Download on App Store

Customer Ratings

Current Version:
          (39 Ratings)
All Versions:
      (14592 Ratings)

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