August 24, 2010
The world of education has certainly been changed by iTunes U. Launched in 2007, iTunes U helps member institutions distribute educational PDF, audio and video contents for students through iTunes all over the world. A success apparently as Apple announced today that the number of iTunes U downloads has just surpassed 300 million. “iTunes U makes it easy for people to discover and learn with content from many of the world’s top institutions,” said Apple Vice President of Internet Services Eddy Cue in a statement. “With such a wide selection of educational material, we’re providing iTunes users with an incredible way to learn on their computer, iPhone, iPod or iPad.” iTunes U currently has over 350,000 offerings available and it serves hundreds of institutions including many in the U.S. and abroad. So if you don't know it, make sure to go check it out!