Apple’s iTunes U Hits 1 Billion Downloads


Apple has announced that its iTunes U has reached more than one billion content downloads, iTunes U is used to share free educational content to students, schools, university’s and more.

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“It’s inspiring to see what educators and students of all types are doing with iTunes U,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “With the incredible content offered on iTunes U, students can learn like never before―there are now iTunes U courses with more than 250,000 students enrolled in them, which is a phenomenal shift in the way we teach and learn.”

“The interest my iTunes U course receives from non-college students is overwhelming,” said Professor Stoltzfus. “I’ve been working with high school teachers who use my iTunes U material to prepare to teach their own classes, high school students all over the world who are leveraging the course to tutor their fellow classmates, even retirees who download my iTunes U course to stay intellectually active.”

Apple also said that around sixty percent of all iTunes U downloads were from outside the US, you can find out more details about iTunes U over at Apple’s website.