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iTunes U Reaches 1 Billion Downloads

March 5, 2013

iPad and iPhone display iTunes U

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"That old college try seems to be working. Content downloads from iTunes U have surpassed 1 billion.

Apple today announced the passing of the milestone for the repository of free educational content from schools, libraries, museums, and other sources. iTunes U hosts more than 2,500 public and thousands of private courses from over 1,200 universities and colleges, and 1,200 K-12 schools and districts.

'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,' Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, said in a statement."

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