iTunes U

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iTunes U


Store Category Version Last Update Avg. ratings
Apple Education 3.5 March 28, 2017 3.96

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Version 3.5 released on March 28, 2017
• Mark up photos with instructions or comments using built-in annotation tools • Quickly send video messages and feedback in 1:1 chats between teachers and students • Open audio or video files directly in other apps

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 Rosters 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 optimized 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

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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-on-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 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 and photos with built-in annotation tools • See when students have viewed or completed assignments and remind students of due assignments • Grade student work and track student progress in the grade book  • Use the single-student view for individual attention at parent-teacher conferences • Answer questions or provide video feedback in 1:1 chats or start class debates using group discussions • Keep students prepared and in the loop with notifications • Institutions using Apple School Manager and Managed Apple IDs can import rosters to streamline course creation • Teachers affiliated with qualified institutions can publish courses to the iTunes U catalog to make them available to anyone for free   For Students: • View assignments and updates in one place, and check off assignments you’ve completed • Submit your work from any Apple creativity app, many third-party apps, or as annotated PDFs and photos for private courses • Open audio or video files directly in other apps • Ask instructors questions or have them review your work with one-on-one messages • Start or join group discussions with your class • View your grades and instructor feedback on all past assignments Browse the world’s largest catalog of free education content: • Choose from over 1 million free lectures, videos, books, and other resources on thousands of subjects from leading educational and cultural institutions around the world • Share your favorite 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 • Built-in PDF or photo 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 • 3D Touch requires iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus or later

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iTunes U Ranking History | Education

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