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Mobile App of the Day: iTunes U for iOS

The iTunes U app gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools -
By Anthony Garreffa from Jan 20, 2012 @ 5:21 CST

Our Mobile App of the Day is iTunes U for iOS

 

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.

 

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Features:

 

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

• Access course materials, including audio, video, books, documents & presentations, apps, and new iBooks textbooks for iPad

 

The world's largest catalog of free education content

• Choose from more than 500,000 free lectures, videos, books, and other resources on thousands of subjects from Algebra to Zoology

• Browse collections from education and cultural institutions in 26 countries - including Stanford, Yale, MIT, Oxford, UC Berkeley, MoMA, the New York Public Library, and the Library of Congress

 

Requirements:

 

• iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 5 or later

• An Apple ID with an iTunes Store account

• iTunes 10.5.3 or later is required to sync with a computer

• The selection of courses, collections, and availability of content linked from within a course may vary by country



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