“There was a time when the only way to learn from the best in business education was to pass through the doors of a top business school. Now, with the internet and an iPod, it is possible to follow a course from some of the greatest teachers in business for free,” Emma Byrne reports for The Financial Times.
“Elite institutions are sharing lectures online, not only with students but with everyone [and] hundreds are using the Apple venture, iTunes University, to host their lectures,” Byrne reports.
“Apple does not charge universities for distributing their content; neither does it charge browsers for viewing it. Apple hosts the videos for free and, in return, it receives lectures from the world’s leading thinkers, which draws a guaranteed stream of students and educated browsers to the iTunes platform,” Byrne reports.
“The Yale School of Management, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, are among those offering programmes via iTunes for free,” Byrne reports.
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Brawndo Drinker” for the heads up.]