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UK Universities on iTunesU

Three UK universities have started adding materials to iTunesU. I’ve not looked back at iTunesU for a while, but when I did previously I was very disappointed with the very poor browsing/search capabilities. Not at all helped by many of the lectures/podcasts failing to include descriptions of the content beyond the course name and “Lecture 1″, “Lecture 2″. Not being able to search for all content in a particular area was a big minus – the blame split somewhere between Apple’s iTunesU and the universities providing the content.

This news is enough to make me look again – the Open University material in particular tends to have very high production values, and will likely include a lot of video materials. Will try to report back when I have the chance…