Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Cambridge and Oxford do iTunesU

Cambridge University by Extra Medium.
(Photo by Extra Medium)

This should be fun. I'm a huge fan of iTunesU and seriously hope that it grows and grows. That said, it could do with some competition, but that's another day's blogging. From the Guardian Tech:

'For 800 years Oxford and Cambridge universities have competed in everything from Nobel prizes to boat races. The academic rivalry runs deep: Oxford has tutored 25 British prime ministers, while Cambridge claims Darwin and Newton as its own. But today the venerable institutions launch into battle on iTunes, taking their ancient competition into the 21st century.

The universities are simultaneously publishing about 450 hours of free audio and video podcasts of lectures, films and admissions guides for people to download to a computer or MP3 player.'

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