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Topic: iTunes U

Apple's iTunes U update brings new discussion features for students, course creation tools for teachers

07/08/2014, 04:07 pm

As expected, Apple on tuesday released a major update to its iTunes U comprehensive educational software, bringing new discussion options for students and iPad creation tools for teachers.

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Apple to update iTunes U on iPad with student class discussions, teacher course creation & management

06/30/2014, 08:06 am

Apple on Monday revealed that it will bring a major new update to its education-focused iTunes U app for iPad starting July 8, offering class discussions for students, and giving teachers the ability to create, edit and manage entire courses.

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Apple expands educational iBooks to new markets in Asia, Latin America & Europe

01/21/2014, 08:01 am

Apple on Tuesday announced that iBooks Texbooks and iTunes U Course Manager, two education-oriented products from the company, are expanding into new markets around the world, including Asia, Latin America, and Europe.

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Apple updates iBooks & iTunes U with fresh, flatter looks for iOS 7

11/14/2013, 12:11 pm

Apple on Thursday issued a major update for its iBooks application, giving it a cleaner and simpler look in line with the company's design for the iOS 7 platform.

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Apple's iTunes U educational content downloads top one billion

02/28/2013, 08:02 am

Apple announced on Thursday that its iTunes U education service has seen more than a billion downloads, with 60 percent of those from outside the U.S.

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UC Irvine says Apple's iPad helped students score 23% higher on exams

02/11/2013, 04:02 pm

After launching a new iMedEd initiative built around Apple's iPad, the University of California at Irvine reports that students in the program have now scored "an average of 23 percent higher on their national exams" than previous classes, "despite having similar incoming GPAs and MCAT scores."

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Apple's iPad education sales double, outperform Mac 2-to-1

07/24/2012, 06:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced the iPad is quickly becoming the company's strongest asset in the education market as sales nearly doubled from a year ago, meaning the tablet outperformed even portable Macs in the segment for the quarter ending in June.

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Stanford partnering up with Piazza to add social layer to iTunes U course

06/20/2012, 12:06 am

Stanford University has teamed up with social learning startup Piazza for a first-of-its-kind iTunes U course that will be tied in with peer-to-peer social features.

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Stanford, Open University surpass 50M downloads on iTunes U

04/03/2012, 06:04 pm

Two content iTunes U content providers both crossed the 50 million download mark, with Stanford reaching the milestone in March followed by Europe-based Open University.

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Briefly: iTunes U support, first Netherlands Apple Store

01/23/2012, 07:01 pm

Apple rolls out a support page for the newly refreshed iTunes U and the Netherlands puts the final touches on its first Apple Store located in Amsterdam.

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Apple posts full video of iBooks 2 education event

01/19/2012, 02:01 pm

The full video of Apple's education-centric event on Thursday, at which it unveiled iBooks 2, iBooks Author and iTunes U for iPad, is now available to stream online.

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iTunes U for iPad offers full courses, teacher updates, class enrollment

01/19/2012, 11:01 am

The new iTunes U application for iPad unveiled by Apple on Thursday will allow college students to view course materials, receive updates from their teachers, and even sign up for classes.

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Apple's iTunes U hits 600 million education downloads

09/08/2011, 03:09 pm

Apple's iTunes U, an initiative encouraging schools to offer print, audio and video downloads of their education programs almost entirely free to the public, has hit a new milestone of 600 million downloads.

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