iTunes U Surpasses One Billion Downloads

iTunes U logoApple announced on Thursday that iTunes U content, including lectures, assignments, books and quizzes, has now been downloaded over one billion times. iTunes U was introduced in 2007 as a platform that delivers free educational content for K – 12 students or those at secondary or post-secondary institutions.

“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.”

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