iTunes U

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Description of App: 

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.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

Apple Watch Support: 

Not Known

Version: 

1.0

Free or Paid: 

Free

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPod Touch

Accessibility Comments: 

This is a totally and awesomely accessible app.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

All buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Other Comments: 

If you are serious about your education and are interested in learning through the iTunes U offerings, this is the app for you