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iTunes University, iTunesU, was originally released in 2007. iTunesU was designed for colleges and Universities to have the ability to deliver audio, video, and pdf formats of their course content. Students from around the world can access the iTunes channel for a university and view course content they have posted in iTunes. The iTunes Store gives a familiar content delivery system that colleges can utilize and a familiar format for students to explore. Apple offers this service free of charge. According to wikipedia, content includes course lectures, language lessons, lab demonstrations, sports highlights and campus tours provided by qualifying two- and four-year accredited, degree-granting, public or private colleges and universities in the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom. There is no charge for students viewing material and content in iTunesU either. Schools can chose to keep their content open and viewable by anyone accessing the iTunes Store, or they can protect that content to users with a provided username and password. All content is hosted on the schools servers and only the distribution of that content is managed by Apple.

iTunesU has been a great success with over 800 institutions posting content online and over 350,000 files have been posted. In 2009 Apple added support for K-12 schools to have access to iTunesU. Instead of offering "sites" or "channels" to each school district, Apple has partnered with each state to decide the organizational structure that would make the most sense for K-12 educational content hosting. In Pennsylvania, content is organized by local Intermediate Unit's. Therefore, since Hempfield School District is a member of the Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit, Hempfield's iTunesU content is hosted in the Lancaster Lebanon channel.

Currently the United States, Australia, Canada, France and the United Kingdom all have K-12 content posted on iTunesU. In the USA, the following states/Intermediate Unit's have content online.

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