iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources
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iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources
iTunes U is the subset of the iTunes store where you can download free educational resources from universities, schools, museums and other educational institutions. But is it OER? My SCORE SPIDER project asks this and other questions - www.le.ac.uk/spider
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YouTube for iOS Now Supports Google Cardboard

YouTube for iOS Now Supports Google Cardboard | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
YouTube for iOS has been updated today with Google Cardboard support, allowing for all videos to be watched in VR mode on iPhone. Th
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One year of Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI): what has been achieved and what's next?

One year of Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI): what has been achieved and what's next? | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
The European initiative 'Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI)' celebrates its first year since being launched and announces its evolution to a European legal entity based in Brussels.
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How a College Student Used Creative Commons to Dominate Political Photography

How a College Student Used Creative Commons to Dominate Political Photography | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it

Gage Skidmore has photographed nearly every presidential candidate since 2008 — and by giving away all of his images for free, he has quickly become the Internet's most prominent political photographer.

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Openly Licensed Educational Resources: Providing Equitable Access to Education ... - U.S. Department of Education (press release) (blog)

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Apple's CEO Talks Changing the Classroom with Tech

Apple's CEO Talks Changing the Classroom with Tech | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke with ABC's Good Morning America about Apple's participation in ConnectED--and what he thinks the future of tech in education will look like and what it will inspire.
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Youth and Media - Youth & Open Educational Resources

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Apple to Host Free Coding Workshops in Stores

Apple to Host Free Coding Workshops in Stores | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Apple retail stores will host free one-hour coding workshops on Thursday, Dec. 11, as part of its effort to support computer science education. The Hour of Code workshops will offer an introduction...

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Keeping up with an evolving educational landscape - EducationHQ

Keeping up with an evolving educational landscape - EducationHQ | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
EducationHQ Keeping up with an evolving educational landscape EducationHQ Thomson says that the creation of iTunes U courses by teachers helps individualise learning, while the use of the Showbie app, which aims to help simplify the paperless...
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What learning materials are downloaded in China Part 2

What learning materials are downloaded in China Part 2 | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
The University of Leicester launched its iTunes U channel in April 2013. Since then, it has been interested to see what countries are viewing and downloading our material. Last week, Apple decided ...
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iTunes U: Mobile Learning (And Teaching) Made Easy | Global Education Database

iTunes U: Mobile Learning (And Teaching) Made Easy | Global Education Database | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
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Smithsonian Libraries Releases Courses on iTunes U ...

Smithsonian Libraries Releases Courses on iTunes U ... | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian Libraries today launched three courses of selected content on iTunes U that focus on topics in early aviation and space history. This release increases exposure of Libraries material and is an innovative way ...
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The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew | Culture News | Rolling Stone

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew | Culture News | Rolling Stone | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
How an insecure, acid-dropping hippie kid reinvented himself as a technological visionary - and changed the world
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Apple's Swift Programming Language May Be Adopted by Google for Android

Apple's Swift Programming Language May Be Adopted by Google for Android | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Google is considering making Apple's Swift programming language a "first class" language for Android, reports The Next Web
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Moedas: journal papers based on EU-funded science should be free to access

Moedas: journal papers based on EU-funded science should be free to access | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
“We must transition from a pay-to-read to a free-to-read culture. As I see it, European success now lies in sharing as soon as possible, because the days of ‘publish or die’ are disappearing.
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What the Heck Is OER?

What the Heck Is OER? | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
If you don't already, get to know the sheer volume of free online resources out there available to teachers.
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Education tech firm Acrobatiq offers software to supplement college learning - Tribune-Review

Education tech firm Acrobatiq offers software to supplement college learning Tribune-Review Acrobatiq accomplishes this with technology developed through Carnegie Mellon's Open Learning Initiative, an effort started at the university in 2002 to...
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iTunes U As a Niche Program LMS Replacement? - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

iTunes U As a Niche Program LMS Replacement? - Inside Higher Ed (blog) | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
iTunes U As a Niche Program LMS Replacement?
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If you are running a small degree program - masters program that is low-residential or fully online - I think that iTunes U as an LMS replacement is worth a look.
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Why I Am Backing Away from Creative Commons

Why I Am Backing Away from Creative Commons | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Back in 2002, Creative Commons (CC) launched version 1.0 of of its licenses. It was an immediate fascination for me and an immediate love affair.
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Interesting position on Creative Commons licensing - though I am left wondering why the author doesn't use NC/HD clauses in their licence as that would get around most of the problems they seem to have... 

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Apple launches iTunes U 2.0 with iPad-based course creation ...

Apple launches iTunes U 2.0 with iPad-based course creation ... | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Apple today issued a significant update to its iTunes U application for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The application focuses on enhancements for both teachers and students, and the application was first announced by ...
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The post-Steve Jobs era of Apple will officially begin on Tuesday. Here's why

The post-Steve Jobs era of Apple will officially begin on Tuesday. Here's why | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Apple hasn’t been shy about stoking the fires for its Tuesday event in Cupertino, which will likely see the introduction of the iWatch and the iPhone 6. In many ways, it’s a new chapter for Apple.
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Apple step up their support for education - Mark Anderson's Blog

Apple step up their support for education - Mark Anderson's Blog | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
education, learning & technology
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Textbooks replaced by iTunes U downloads

Textbooks replaced by iTunes U downloads | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Online courses can be downloaded and shared between schools.
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7 Things To Know Before Using Open Educational Resources - Edudemic - Linkis.com

7 Things To Know Before Using Open Educational Resources - Edudemic - Linkis.com | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it
Instead of being required to use state money for state-adopted materials like textbooks, Texas school districts can now choose which instructional materials to purchase. Having this option, Amarillo Independent School District chose to shelve textbooks at its Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning and invest in a 1:1 iPad initiative, venturing into the ever-growing world …
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Learning Technology | Making OER available on multiple platforms (U-Now, iBooks, eBooks) (ALT-C Presentation)

Learning Technology | Making OER available on multiple platforms (U-Now, iBooks, eBooks) (ALT-C Presentation) | iTunes U as a Channel of Open Educational Resources | Scoop.it

Making OER available on multiple platforms (U-Now, iBooks, eBooks) (ALT-C Presentation): Since 2007, the Unive... http://t.co/N4VvfmOb1P


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