iTunes U News
Get the latest information and news relating to Texas A&M on iTunes U. Here you'll find updates on training opportunities, content additions, iTunes U related news, and more.
iTunes U is a free hosted content distribution system from Apple that enables colleges and universities to make audio and video material from lectures, interviews, audio books and other sources available to students and the public with the ease of the iTunes Store. It allows users to download the content to their Mac or PC, transfer the information to a portable device and view or listen to it anywhere and at any time. Texas A&M on iTunes U is a non-commercial site and all content is available at no charge to the public.
Podcasts of University Distinguished Lectures Now on iTunes U
Podcasts of the 2010 University Distinguished Lectures are now available on iTunes U. You may download audio podcasts of "Creativity is a Decision", "How Organisms Tell Time" and "Mark Twain and the Springs of Humor" from Texas A&M on iTunes U at http://itunes.tamu.edu/. Select the "University Events & Lectures" category and click on the "get it" button for the lecture.
Download Texas A&M on iTunes U directly to iPhone and iPod touch
With the new 3.0 software update for iPhone and iPod touch, you can directly access iTunes U over both cellular and wi-fi networks through the iTunes Store. Watch the demo video at http://www.apple.com/education/ipodtouch-iphone/.
Introductory and advanced podcasting workshops now available
Introduction to Podcasting: Podcasting 101
This free workshop will introduce faculty, staff, and teaching assistants to the basics of iTunes U podcasting. In this interactive, hands-on workshop, you will learn:
- How iTunes U integrates wireless devices such to provide on the go learning
- Examples of iTunes U best practices
- iTunes U basics, such as content distribution and intellectual property rights
- How to record an audio presentation as a podcast
Seating is limited to the first 18 registrations. Visit the Instructional Technology Services website for a schedule of workshops and to register.
Sponsored by Instructional Technology Services, the Division of Marketing &
Communications, and the Center for Teaching Excellence.
Advanced Podcasting: Podcasting 202
Preferred workshop prerequisites: knowledge and experience in using Audacity and Camtasia in addition to completion of the Podcasting 101 workshop. This free workshop is geared to help faculty, staff, and teaching assistants maximize the benefits of iTunes U podcasting and become recognized as experts in your fields. In this interactive, hands-on workshop, you will learn:
- How to create podcasts using video, voice, PowerPoint slides, and images.
- How to find the right equipment for making professional-quality podcasts
- How to choose the most appropriate file format for your audience
- Sources for converting media files into the format required by video iPods
Seating is limited to the first 18 registrations. Visit the Instructional Technology Services website for a schedule workshops and to register.
Sponsored by Instructional Technology Services, the Division of Marketing & Communications, and the Center for Teaching Excellence.
Educational Discount on Apple Products
Texas A&M students, faculty, and staff qualify for educational pricing on Apple products and accessories. For more information, please visit MacResource Computers @ Northgate, the Apple Authorized Campus Store, at 313 Church Ave, phone 979-314-0537, or online at mac-msc.com/