Open Culture: Hottest Courses on iTunes #in

Using Social Media as an educational tool can potentially be the oft mentioned “great equalizer” in educating the masses. The possibility to enhance people’s lives and careers by allowing them to download course content from schools all over the globe makes it a worthwhile endeavor. But will we ever have this informational and educational Utopia? We’re a long way from ever having completely free higher education, but using podcasts to deliver courses is a great way to do some good and ultimately market your school and teachers to potential students. Apple’s iTunes has been the preferred delivery medium for most of the podcast content and many colleges and universities have gotten on the free course podcast bandwagon. Here’s a list of some of the schools offereing free podcasts and the courses being delivered. The list was originally posted on Open Culture, a site dedicated to promoting free cultural and educational media on the web.  Get the list here.


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