Understanding iTunes U

iTunesUiTunes U is part of iTunes which is also a default install on all NSWDEC laptops and desktop computers. iTunes U is a powerful distribution system for everything from lectures to language lessons, films to labs, audiobooks to tours. It is an innovative way to get educational content into the hands of students. There are more than 350,000 free lectures, videos, films, and other resources — from all over the world. In fact more than 800 universities have active iTunes U sites. About half of these institutions — including Stanford, Yale, MIT, Oxford, and UC Berkeley — distribute their content publicly on the iTunes Store.

iTunesU CoursesiTunes U is a powerful distribution system for everything from lectures to language lessons, films to labs, audiobooks to tours. It is an innovative way to get educational content into the hands of students. If you’re an educator at a university, college, or K-12 school, now you have an easy way to design and distribute complete courses featuring audio, video, books, and other content. And students and lifelong learners can experience your courses for free through a powerful new app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.

 

 

Beyond consuming content - being a creator

Douchy's BiologyDouch who is a senior biology teacher in Victoria is a great showcase of what teachers can do.

Courses on Creating Courses on iTunes U

Flipped Classrooms