The other shortcuts include Command-2 (Movies); Command-3 (TV Shows); Command-4 (Podcasts); Command-5 (iTunes U
); Command-6 (Books); and Command-7 (Apps).
THE University of Glamorgan has become the first institution in Wales to post lectures onto iTunes U
. Electronic educational content, from lectures to language lessons, is being made available to students with iPods, iPhones and personal computers.
Birmingham City University is aiming to reach a new generation of students by launching its own area on iTunes U
- a dedicated area of the iTunes Store featuring editorial content.
Apple's iTunes U
predates YouTube's university channels by a couple of years, and, arguably, it houses more educational content from more schools.
The service, called iTunes U
, is being launched today to show students, academics and anyone else around the world who is interested some of the work going on at the university.
Apple has listed Broome Community College's iTunes U
site on its main iTunes U
It's all on the updated iTunes U
, a distribution system for colleges and universities within Apple's iTunes Music Store.
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Apple's new iTunes U
, is a free, hosted content management system allowing colleges and universities to provide students and faculty with easy access to their educational content, including lectures, interviews, audio books, video, and more through the same technology as the iTunes music store.
For example, iTunes U
collections are now found under Podcasts, while Internet Radio stations will now appear in the user's music library sidebar.
Apple's iTunes Wi-Fi Sync lets users sync apps, audio (music, podcasts, audiobooks, iTunes U
content), bookmarks, books, contacts, calendars, photos, notes, documents, ringtones, movies, and TV shows to their iPhones, iPads, or iPod touches without phsyically connecting the devices to a Mac or PC.
If you have used the iTunes US
store, you know that you get access to a lot of popular TV shows via the iTunes store.