itunes u in blackboard
- Will my course on iTunes be accessible to the public?
No – your course is only accessible to those enrolled in the course.
- What can I use iTunes U for?
You can use iTunes U for posting media in these formats:
- Music or other audio in MP3 or M4A format
- Video in MP4 or M4V format
- Do I need to request iTunes U for my Blackboard course?
No. All you have to do is enable iTunes in your course. Enabling iTunes in Blackboard creates a restricted iTunes area for your course – the area is not accessible to the public, only to those enrolled in your course.
- What do I need to do to use iTunes U in Blackboard for posting my audio, video, and PDF files?
If you do not already have it installed, download iTunes from Apple's web site. Double click the file and follow the installation instructions.
- Can my students play the files on something other than an iPod?
Yes. Students will need iTunes in order to access Loyola iTunes U, but they can copy the files they choose to download to any player that can play .mp4(MPEG4) content.
- Do I have to download content to see or hear it?
No. You can play audio or video files right in iTunes. If you want to move a file to your iPod or other player, click the "GET" button next to the track you want.
- Can I subscribe to a podcast?
Yes. To subscribe in iTunes, go to the content you wish to receive and click the "subscribe" button. New content will automatically be downloaded to the "Podcasts" area in your iTunes music library.
- Are there any restrictions on content I can upload to iTunes?
For copyright information, please refer to Loyola's Use of Copyrighted Works by University Faculty.