iTunes U

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iTunes U


Store Category Version Last Update Avg. ratings
Apple Education 3.4 September 13, 2016 2.77

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Version 3.4 released on September 13, 2016
• Share Swift Playground files between teachers and students • Open iTunes U directly to recently viewed courses using 3D Touch from the home screen on iPhone

Version 3.3 released on June 07, 2016
• Import Managed Class Registers from Apple School Manager • Guide students to specific iTunes U Courses from the Classroom app  • Add materials from various document providers (iCloud Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.) • Use Explain Everything and Notability project files as course materials or hand-ins from students • Minor performance and stability improvements

Version 3.2 released on March 24, 2016
• iTunes U now supports Managed Apple IDs and has been optimised for Shared iPad • Collections, courses and your content are now searchable from Spotlight Search • Ability to search assignments anywhere within iTunes U and via Spotlight Search • Improved experience in countries where restrictions are enabled by default • Improved offline syncing of grades and private discussions • Minor performance and stability improvements

Version 3.1 released on October 22, 2015
• Posts can now include images • Grade book displays student’s average grade within a course • Grade book displays minimum, maximum and mean grades for an assignment  • iTunes U is now designed to take advantage of the larger canvas of iPad Pro • Includes minor stability and performance improvements

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iTunes U provides everything an instructor needs to bring the classroom together on iPad—build lessons with apps and your own materials, collect and grade assignments from students, start class discussions or talk with students one-to-one to answer questions and provide feedback. iTunes U also allows anyone with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to learn from the world’s largest collection of free education content—including public courses and collections from leading schools, universities, museums and cultural institutions. For Instructors: • Plan lessons, grade assignments and stay connected—right from your iPad • Add your own teaching materials—including documents, worksheets, web links, photos and videos from a variety of document providers • Engage every learner using apps, books, videos, podcasts and more from iTunes, App Store and iBooks • Add instructions or comments to PDFs with built-in annotation tools • See when students have viewed or completed assignments and remind students when assignments are due • Grade student work and track the progress of your class in the grade book  • Use the single-student view to offer individual attention for quick check-ins or parent-teacher conferences • Answer questions in 1:1 chats or start debates with the class using group discussions • Keep students in the loop and prepared for class with notifications • Institutions using Apple School Manager and Managed Apple IDs can import register to streamline course creation • Teachers affiliated with qualified institutions can publish courses to the iTunes U catalogue to make them available to everyone for free   For Students: • View assignments and course updates in one place and tick assignments as you complete them • Submit your work from any Apple creativity app, dozens of third-party apps, or as annotated PDFs for private courses • Ask instructors questions or have them review your work outside of class with one-on-one messages • Start or join group discussions with the whole class • View your grades and instructor feedback for all past assignments Browse the world’s largest catalogue of free education content: • Choose from more than 1 million free lectures, videos, books and other resources on thousands of subjects from leading educational and cultural institutions around the world • Share your favourite courses with friends using Twitter, Facebook, Mail and Messages • iTunes U includes materials from Stanford, Yale, MIT, Oxford, McGill University, La Trobe University, University of Tokyo, Museo Nacional del Prado, Smithsonian Libraries, National Theatre, Library of Congress, and many more  Requirements: • Participating in courses requires iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch • Shared iPad and Manage Apple IDs requires iOS 9.3 or later • Built-in PDF annotation requires iPad (4th generation) or later, iPad mini 2 or later • iTunes 12 or later is required to sync with a computer • Publishing public courses to iTunes U requires teachers to be affiliated with a qualified institution • Register import requires Apple School Manager and Managed Apple IDs • 3D Touch requires iPhone 6S or iPhone 6S Plus with iOS 9.0 or later

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iTunes U Ranking History | Education

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