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iTunes U

TitleiTunes U
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsEdiger, J., Walton K., & Wilson S.
Secondary TitleMuseums and the Web 2009. Proceedings
Conference Start DateApril 15-18, 200
PublisherArchives & Museum Informatics
Place PublishedIndianapolis, Indiana, USA
EditorTrant, J., & Bearman D.
Keywordscontent delivery, iTunes U, lectures, mini-workshop, streaming media, tours, user-generated content

Museums, historical societies, public libraries and other cultural institutions have joined the hundreds of colleges and universities using iTunes U to make their educational content available to a world-wide audience. In this workshop, you will learn about iTunes U, how to prepare and present your content, and how your iTunes U site can extend your audience and further connect with your institution's patrons.  You will also have the opportunity to learn from museums already using iTunes U.Topics covered:

  • Content preparation
  • RSS feeds and metagging
  • iTunes U site architecture
  • Marketing your iTunes U site

Background materials: Apple Education, Creating Content for iPod + iTunes [PDF]