Rank: #36 on the Top 100 Free iPad Apps List as of July 28th
For: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad
The U in iTunes U signifies University, and this application manages to provide iPad owners with entire courses from the best universities and educational colleges worldwide. The application also comes with the world’s biggest digital catalog of free education on your apple device. Take a trip down memory lane and imagine yourself taking that one course you always thought you’d enjoy or excel in. So whether it’s Physics, Political Science, or even a simple music course, this powerful device gives you access to learning wherever, whenever.
The application is free and like the scholars you applaud, now is the best time to make that opportunity for yourself come true.
Take free courses crafted by the finest academicians and professors of top universities, complete all assignments and updates from the lecturer while self-checking your progress. Take down notes while highlighting them in iBooks, which can be stored for future viewing in this application as well. The choices of learning can be categorized into either reading for yourself, playing audio lectures, or watching course videos depending on your learning capability. The options in course materials come in either audio, video, books, documents, and presentations which can be easily shared through social media platforms and email.
What more is there to say about the iTunes U app? The courses and lectures inside range from 50,000 free lectures, media materials and other resources on thousands of subjects from Aeronautics to Zoology. Browsing their contents also comes with recommendations from cultural institutions in 26 countries including Stanford, Yale, MIT, Oxford, UC Berkeley, MoMA, the New York Public Library, and even the Library of Congress.