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Apple Introduces iTunes U 2.0 for the Classroom

Apple Introduces iTunes U 2.0 for the Classroom

Continuing its efforts to modernize and become the centerpiece of the classroom, Apple has released iTunes U 2.0, giving teachers the ability to create and manage their courses within an accessible and easy-to-use app. 

The company, according to USA Today, released an update last week compatible for iPhones, iPads and iPods running iOS 7 or later. Teachers can now host discussions between students, issue course outlines and assignments, keep track of their students' progress and integrate their courses with Apple's Pages, Keynote and Numbers apps. 

"The revamped app comes as retailers and manufacturers prepare for the back-to-school shopping season, one of the busiest shopping seasons of the year," the article said. "Accrding to research firm Gartner, last year's back-to-school season saw 80.3 million PCs shipped, with the U.S. accounting for 16.1 million."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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