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August 24, 2010

Apple iTunes U downloads exceed 300 million

In just over three years, iTunes®U downloads have topped 300 million and it has become one of the world’s most popular online educational catalogs. Over 800 universities throughout the world have active iTunes U sites, and nearly half of these institutions distribute their content publicly on the iTunes Store®. New content has just been added from universities in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico and Singapore, and iTunes users now have access to over 350,000 audio and video files from educational institutions around the globe. (more…)

March 25, 2010

Harvard university content available free on iTunes

Harvard University now has its own content on iTunes U, a dedicated area within iTunes that allows students, faculty, alumni, and visitors to tap into the University’s public lectures and educational materials on video and audio.

– Want an Ivy League education but don’t want to pay Ivy League prices? That’s not exactly what you’ll get from Harvard’s offerings at iTunes U, but you’re sure to find plenty of quality, Harvard-produced content at no cost to you.

Following in the footsteps of universities like Yale, Stanford, Brown and San Jose State, Harvard has just uploaded a series of courses, classes, interviews, and performances taped right from its very own campus onto iTunes University. From the Harvard iTunes U index, most material under “Life at Harvard” is sorted by department, which makes it a bit difficult to separate the short tours and preview clips from the more substantial content. Beneath that is “Learning at Harvard,” which features complete courses and ongoing Harvard podcasts. (more…)