As the world mourns the passing of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, it’s understandable why we feel this collective loss. As one 20-year-old girl put it, Steve Jobs was the Walt Disney of our generation. Though he wasn’t a perfect student and ended up dropping out of college, his inventions have left a big impact on education.
iTunes U. Designed for universities and schools, iTunes U is the easiest way to distribute information to students and faculty through the iTunes platform to be downloaded to your computer. Professors can post their lectures online in a snap, making this a step towards blended learning. But it’s not just for college students. Universities like Stanford, Yale, and MIT have free educational content available to the public to further lifelong learning.
Goodbye, Steve Jobs.