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The iTunes Store is Apple's online digital media store from where music and films can be downloaded. iTunes U is an area within the Store where an educational institution can manage a site showcasing ...

The iTunes Store is Apple's online digital media store from where music and films can be downloaded. iTunes U is an area within the Store where an educational institution can manage a site showcasing its collection of audio and visual material. Unlike the music and films, this material can be downloaded free of charge.
You need the iTunes software to listen/watch any recording provided in the iTunes Store. This is available on Windows/Macs but not on Linux. If you are providing material in iTunes U, it is important to provide an alternative way of accessing this material for those people that do not have iTunes.

Until 2008, the iTunes U institutions were all in the USA: then in June 2008, iTunes U was expanded to include institutions in the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. In the UK, the institutions were the Open University and UCL. Later, in October 2008, both Cambridge and Oxford Universities joined in. More recently, Warwick and Coventry Universities have set up sites, and some other UK Universities are currently preparing for iTunes U.

This document looks at why your institution should have an iTunes U site, what you need to do to be successful in iTunes U and how you can provide an alternative for those without iTunes.

The material of this document was used in a workshop at the 2009 Institutional Webmasters Workshop held at the University of Essex during July 2009.

The document is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0
UK: England & Wales licence.

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    • Time for iTunes U Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Time for iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes Barry Cornelius RSS UK iTunes U barry.cornelius@oucs.ox.ac.uk Breakout Workflow Legal stuff 30 July 2009 Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Introductions Time for iTunes U 1 Introductions: me Barry Cornelius 2 Introductions: the talk Introductions 3 Introductions: agenda iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Introductions: me Time for iTunes U I’m Barry Cornelius. Barry Cornelius I work for Oxford University Computing Services (OUCS). Introductions I’ve been at Oxford for just over four years, and was iTunes U previously at Durham University. Oxford’s site Not using These are my own opinions and not necessarily those iTunes of my employer. RSS As well as being on the IWMW 2009 site, these slides UK iTunes U are also available from Breakout http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/podcasts/ Workflow presentations Legal stuff Checking This document is licensed under the Creative Being Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 successful UK: England & Wales licence. More details are at Other projects http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ And finally by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/
    • Introductions: the University of Essex Time for iTunes U It’s great to be back at Essex University. Barry Cornelius I was an M.Sc. student studying Computer Science Introductions during 1971-1972. iTunes U I really enjoyed myself here. Oxford’s site But things were so different then ... Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Introductions: the University in 1971-1972 Time for iTunes U A few from the South looking at Square 1 which has no Barry Cornelius buildings around the side of it. Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Introductions: the University in 1971-1972 Time for iTunes U Square 1 (which is on the left) was fenced off and out of Barry Cornelius bounds. Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Introductions: the University in 1971-1972 Time for iTunes U This is me building the Wivenhoe Trail. Well, not really. Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Introductions: the University in 1971-1972 Time for iTunes U Me in the corridor of Flat 12, Eddington Tower. Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Introductions: the University in 1971-1972 Time for iTunes U My room (Room 14 of Flat 12, Eddington Tower). Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Introductions: the University in 1971-1972 Time for iTunes U A crowd watching an event of the 1992 Arts Festival Barry Cornelius between Squares 2 and 3. Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Introductions: the University in 1971-1972 Time for iTunes U The performers. Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Introductions: the University in 1971-1972 Time for iTunes U In the communal area of Flat 12 of Eddington Tower, Barry Cornelius I constructed a timetable for the Arts Festival. It was derived from the Festival Booklet, NME, Melody Maker, ... . Introductions Is this a mashup? iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Introductions: the talk Time for iTunes U Oxford’s site in iTunes U was released in October 2008. Barry Cornelius In this workshop, I want to talk about: iTunes U; Introductions how we produced our site; iTunes U the need to provide an alternative to using iTunes; Oxford’s site some of the things we did to make this a success. Not using At Oxford, the team involved with the launch of iTunes iTunes U consisted of: RSS Peter Robinson (OUCS, managing the project), UK iTunes U Barry Cornelius (OUCS, doing all the techie bits), Breakout Stuart Lee (Director, OUCS), Workflow Carolyne Culver (Head of Strategic Communications), Legal stuff Christopher Eddie (Web Officer). Checking We also got a lot of help from Oliver Lewis. Being successful Since that time, a Podcasting Team has been created Other projects to develop and maintain the site. And finally It includes Steve Pierce and Carl Marshall.
    • Introductions: agenda Time for iTunes U Introductions Barry Cornelius iTunes U Introductions Oxford’s site iTunes U Not using iTunes Oxford’s site RSS Not using iTunes UK iTunes U RSS Breakout UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Workflow Legal stuff Legal stuff Checking Checking Being Being successful successful Other projects Other projects And finally And finally
    • iTunes U Time for iTunes U 1 iTunes U: Apple’s iTunes name soup Barry Cornelius 2 iTunes U: it’s top page Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • iTunes U: Apple’s iTunes name soup Time for iTunes U iTunes is an application for organizing and playing Barry Cornelius digital music, video files and podcasts. Introductions It came out in 2001; it’s produced by Apple; it’s free; iTunes U and it is available for Windows and Macs. Oxford’s site The iTunes Store is Apple’s online digital media store Not using iTunes where music, films and podcasts can be downloaded to RSS your computer using the iTunes software. UK iTunes U Although there is normally a charge for downloading Breakout music and films, the podcasts are free of charge. Workflow The iTunes Store was created with just music in 2003; Legal stuff videos and podcasts were added in 2005. Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • iTunes U: Apple’s iTunes name soup Time for iTunes U iTunes U is an area within the iTunes Store where an Barry Cornelius educational institution can provide its own collection of audio and visual material (such as lectures, talks and Introductions interviews). iTunes U Oxford’s site All the recordings can be downloaded free of charge. Not using iTunes Here are details about some of the releases of RSS iTunes U: UK iTunes U Breakout date institution Workflow May 2007 just institutions in the USA Legal stuff June 2008 Open University, UCL, TCD, au, nz and ca October 2008 Cambridge and Oxford Checking January 2009 Warwick Being April 2009 TATE successful June 2009 Coventry Other projects And finally
    • iTunes U: it’s top page Time for iTunes U This is what the iTunes U part of the Store looks like: Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • iTunes U: it’s top page Time for iTunes U There are three bricks along the top that provide Barry Cornelius quick access to those three sites within iTunes U. Introductions There are categories (on the left) that provide iTunes U quick access to topic areas. Oxford’s site There is a top downloads box (on the right) that Not using iTunes provides quick access to popular recordings. RSS Lower down on the left, there is a link labelled UK iTunes U Universities & Colleges that enables you to get to a list Breakout of institutions and then access a particular institution’s Workflow site within iTunes U. Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site Time for iTunes U 1 Oxford’s site: a launch page Barry Cornelius 2 Oxford’s site: the top page Introductions 3 Oxford’s site: the category pages iTunes U 4 Oxford’s site: the course pages Oxford’s site 5 Oxford’s site: what’s available? Not using iTunes 6 Oxford’s site: tracking accesses to web pages RSS UK iTunes U 7 Oxford’s site: administering the site Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: a launch page Time for iTunes U The URL for a site in iTunes U is long and Barry Cornelius unmemorable. Introductions So an institution normally provides a launch page. iTunes U Oxford’s launch page is at Oxford’s site http://itunes.ox.ac.uk Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: a launch page Time for iTunes U This is what http://itunes.ox.ac.uk looks like: Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: a launch page Time for iTunes U There is both a link to Oxford’s site within iTunes U: Barry Cornelius http://deimos.apple.com/WebObjects/ Core.woa/Browse/ox-ac-uk-public Introductions iTunes U There is also a link to another site, that can be used by Oxford’s site those unable/unwilling to use iTunes: Not using http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk iTunes I will discuss that site later. RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: the top page Time for iTunes U This is what our site in iTunes U looks like: Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: the top page Time for iTunes U That’s the top page, as seen by the public. Barry Cornelius You can also visit a site as an administrator, in which Introductions case you see a version of this page augmented with iTunes U buttons that allow you to edit the page. Oxford’s site There are two kinds of top pages: Not using iTunes on smaller sites a Welcome Page is used; RSS whereas we are using a Public Features Page. UK iTunes U Whichever you choose, there is not much an Breakout administrator can alter. Workflow A site will normally have two or three levels: Legal stuff we have three. Checking Being Below the top page, there are category pages and successful below these there are course pages. Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: the top page Time for iTunes U A Public Features page has a CATEGORIES box in the Barry Cornelius top left. Introductions This enables you to subdivide the lower pages into iTunes U distinct areas. Oxford’s site In our case, we have nine areas. We will look at these Not using iTunes in a moment. RSS You can provide a SEARCH box. UK iTunes U You can provide a number of link boxes. Breakout Workflow In the middle, you normally show icons Legal stuff that provide quick links to individual recordings Checking and individual courses. Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: the category pages Time for iTunes U Here is one of Oxford’s category pages: Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: the category pages Time for iTunes U The second level contains one page for each category. Barry Cornelius It is up to you what a category represents. Introductions Our categories are the divisions of the University iTunes U together with a few others Oxford’s site (Colleges, the Campaign and University Life). Not using iTunes Again, the layout is not very flexible: there’s a title, RSS an image, a description, one or more links boxes and UK iTunes U one or more big boxes containing icons for each course Breakout in that category. Workflow So the icons link to courses Legal stuff (which are at the bottom level). Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: the course pages Time for iTunes U Here is one of Oxford’s course pages: Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: the course pages Time for iTunes U The third level contains one page for each course. Barry Cornelius Again, it is up to you what a course represents. Introductions Once again, the layout is not very flexible: there’s iTunes U a title, an image, a description, a tell-a-friend box, Oxford’s site and one or more links boxes. Not using iTunes We normally use the tabs to distinguish between Audio RSS and Video recordings, but you might use them to divide UK iTunes U the material into years: 2009, 2008, 2007, ... . Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: the course pages Time for iTunes U When an administrator configures a tab, they tell it: Barry Cornelius the name of the tab, e.g., Audio, Video, 2009, ... ; the URL of the RSS feed; Introductions when you want iTunes U to re-read the RSS feed, iTunes U which is either never or daily ; Oxford’s site an e-mail address for reporting problems with the feed. Not using iTunes There is then the listing of the tracks for the currently RSS selected tab. UK iTunes U The listing is populated from the RSS feed Breakout when you create the course Workflow and re-read daily (assuming you have that configured). Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: the course pages Time for iTunes U A track can be played within iTunes by double-clicking Barry Cornelius the track. Introductions A track can be downloaded by using the GET or iTunes U GET MOVIE button. Oxford’s site You can obtain all the tracks by using the Not using iTunes GET TRACKS button. RSS You can subscribe to the RSS feed by using the UK iTunes U SUBSCRIBE button. Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: what’s available? Time for iTunes U Oxford’s site includes: Barry Cornelius lectures by and interviews with world-leading researchers and thinkers, Introductions the presentations given at conferences held at the iTunes U University, Oxford’s site presentations by lecturers of the University, Not using recordings promoting our major fundraising Campaign, iTunes podcasts about the application process, including RSS selecting a course of study, choosing a college, and UK iTunes U attending interviews. Breakout Workflow We will now look at some of the material. Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: what’s available? Time for iTunes U Simon Benjamin in the Materials department has Barry Cornelius produced a series of video recordings on nanotechnology. Introductions iTunes U The first video is available in iTunes U at Oxford’s site http: Not using //deimos3.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/ iTunes Browse/ox-ac-uk-public.1700982954 RSS UK iTunes U The recording itself is at Breakout http://media.podcasts.ox.ac.uk/mat/ Workflow nanotechnology/quantum1-medium-video. Legal stuff mp4?CAMEFROM=iwmw2009 Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: what’s available? Time for iTunes U When we first started we thought it important to have Barry Cornelius lots of videos as they are more exciting than audio recordings. Introductions iTunes U However, they are a lot more difficult/time-consuming to Oxford’s site produce and require the end-user to have an Not using appropriate device. iTunes RSS When we started to develop our site, we were advised UK iTunes U that 70% of the recordings in iTunes U were audio Breakout recordings. Workflow At launch 67% of our material was audio; it is now 78%. Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: what’s available? Time for iTunes U Stuart Lee (head of my department) has produced Barry Cornelius several audio recordings on Medieval English. Introductions There are ten recordings in this series and they often iTunes U appear in the worldwide top 100 downloads from Oxford’s site iTunes U. Not using iTunes They can be seen at RSS http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/?feed= UK iTunes U engfac-podcasts-medieval-feed# Breakout engfac-podcasts-medieval-feed Workflow They are available in iTunes U at Legal stuff http: Checking //deimos3.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/ Being successful Browse/ox-ac-uk-public.1626719763 Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: what’s available? Time for iTunes U You may want to combine slides and audio. Barry Cornelius Here we will look at the work of Andreas Busch. Until recently, he was a lecturer in the Department of Introductions Politics. He is now a professor in Comparative Political iTunes U Economy at the University of Göttingen. Oxford’s site Not using And, for many years, Andreas has been keen to provide iTunes his lectures as podcasts. RSS He gave a presentation about using podcasts to UK iTunes U support lectures at the Opencast Podcasting Breakout Conference held at the University in July 2008: Workflow http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ltg/events/ Legal stuff Checking podcastconference2008/ Being His presentation is also available in iTunes U at successful http: Other projects //deimos3.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/ And finally Browse/ox-ac-uk-public.1700975834
    • Oxford’s site: what’s available? Time for iTunes U The Ruskin Art School is the Fine Art Department of Barry Cornelius the University. Introductions We have a newsfeed where final year students talk iTunes U about their projects: Oxford’s site http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/?feed= Not using rusksch-pack2008-video-feed# iTunes rusksch-pack2008-video-feed RSS UK iTunes U Konstanty Czartoryski is one of the students. Breakout His recording is available in iTunes U at Workflow http: Legal stuff //deimos3.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/ Checking Browse/ox-ac-uk-public.1678981404 Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: tracking accesses to web pages Time for iTunes U On each page in iTunes U, the LINKS box contains Barry Cornelius links to web pages relevant to that page in iTunes U. Introductions We arrange for each link to have a parameter, e.g.: iTunes U http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/ Oxford’s site ?oxitunesu=1626719862 Not using iTunes 1626719862 is the handle of that page within iTunes U. RSS So the unit providing the web page can see in their log UK iTunes U files how many accesses came from iTunes U. Breakout If you have installed iTunes, you can go straight to the Workflow iTunes U page (that the user visited to get to your web Legal stuff page) by using the URL Checking Being http://deimos.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa successful /Browse/ox-ac-uk-public.1626719862 Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: administering the site Time for iTunes U Apple provide support pages for iTunes U at Barry Cornelius http://www.apple.com/support/itunes_u/ Introductions These pages include a lot of useful information. iTunes U They includes a link to a comprehensive guide for Oxford’s site administering your site. Not using iTunes There are two ways in which you can log in to RSS administer your site. UK iTunes U 1. If Apple have set you up as an Administrator, Breakout you just have to log in to your site using Workflow your Apple ID and password. Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Oxford’s site: administering the site Time for iTunes U 2. You can also configure your site to permit access Barry Cornelius through a script (called a transfer script). This script runs on one of your institution’s web servers. Introductions iTunes U The idea is that you need to log in with your local Oxford’s site username and password to run the script, and the Not using script then decides whether you are an administrator. iTunes The script then redirects to iTunes U passing to Apple RSS details about the person that has logged in, UK iTunes U Breakout e.g., whether they are an administrator. Workflow Apple provide examples in Java, Perl and Python. Legal stuff Oxford uses a script written in PHP. Checking It is based on code written by Aaron Axelsen Being successful (University of Wisconsin - Whitewater). Other projects More details are at And finally http://omega1.uww.edu/itunesu/
    • Oxford’s site: administering the site Time for iTunes U Once you are in, you can alter the elements that appear Barry Cornelius on the various pages. Introductions I’ve already given some idea of what you can change. iTunes U However, the real content is in the RSS feeds. Oxford’s site These are generated by your institution. Not using iTunes You configure your site in iTunes U with the URLs of RSS these RSS feeds, and iTunes U goes and populates UK iTunes U your site with the contents of these feeds when it Breakout re-reads the RSS feeds (which is usually once per day). Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Not using iTunes Time for iTunes U 1 Not using iTunes: need for an alternative Barry Cornelius 2 Not using iTunes: podcasts.ox.ac.uk Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Not using iTunes: need for an alternative Time for iTunes U Here’s Oxford’s launch page once again: Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Not using iTunes: need for an alternative Time for iTunes U iTunes is only available for Windows and Macs. Barry Cornelius We think it’s important to provide an alternative to Introductions iTunes U for those unable/unwilling to use iTunes. iTunes U We provide a web site containing a list of the Oxford’s site University’s podcasts at Not using iTunes http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk RSS All you need to use this web site is a browser and UK iTunes U software to play mp3 and mp4 files. Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Not using iTunes: podcasts.ox.ac.uk Time for iTunes U Here’s an extract from podcasts.ox.ac.uk: Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Not using iTunes: podcasts.ox.ac.uk Time for iTunes U Here’s what happens if you click on show media items: Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • RSS Time for iTunes U 1 RSS: the RSS for a newsfeed Barry Cornelius 2 RSS: using that data in iTunes U Introductions 3 RSS: using that data in podcasts.ox.ac.uk iTunes U 4 RSS: tracking accesses to media files Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • RSS: providing a RSS feed for each tab Time for iTunes U As has already been explained, your institution needs Barry Cornelius to provide an RSS feed for each tab of each course. Introductions As we sometimes provide both an audio and a video iTunes U tab that requires two RSS feeds. Oxford’s site For example: Not using iTunes http://rss.oucs.ox.ac.uk/engsci/ RSS engineering_centenary-audio/rss20.xml UK iTunes U and: Breakout http://rss.oucs.ox.ac.uk/engsci/ Workflow engineering_centenary-video/rss20.xml Legal stuff The next slide contains an extract of the RSS feed used Checking for the Video tab. Being successful Other projects And finally
    • RSS: the RSS for a newsfeed Time for iTunes U <rss version="2.0"> Barry <channel> Cornelius <title>Department of Engineering Science Centenary Lectures</title> Introductions <itunes:image iTunes U href="http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/podcasts/centenary Oxford’s site /centenaryalbumcover300x300.png"/> <item> Not using iTunes <itunes:author>Professor Roland Clift, CBE</itunes:author> RSS <itunesu:category itunesu:code="101104"/> UK iTunes U <itunes:duration>3684</itunes:duration> Breakout <enclosure url="http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/podcasts/ Workflow centenary/clift.mp4?CAMEFROM=itunesu" Legal stuff length="272855729" type="video/mp4"/> Checking <title>Lecture 15: Engineering for Sustainable Development</title> Being successful </item> </channel> Other projects </rss> And finally
    • RSS: using that data in iTunes U Time for iTunes U We can see that data being used if we re-visit the Barry Cornelius appropriate page in iTunes U: Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • RSS: using that data in podcasts.ox.ac.uk Time for iTunes U We can also see that data being used if we re-visit Barry Cornelius http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk: Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • RSS: tracking accesses to media files Time for iTunes U The RSS we provide to iTunes U contains: Barry Cornelius <enclosure url="http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/podcasts/centen Introductions length="272855729" type="video/mp4"/> iTunes U Oxford’s site So, clicking GET in iTunes U accesses: Not using http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/podcasts/ iTunes centenary/clift.mp4?CAMEFROM=itunesu RSS UK iTunes U The link we provide in podcasts.ox.ac.uk when Breakout someone hits the GET button uses the URL: Workflow http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/podcasts/ Legal stuff centenary/clift.mp4?CAMEFROM=podcastsGET Checking The unit providing the media file can see in their log Being successful files the accesses from these different sources. Other projects And finally
    • UK iTunes U Time for iTunes U 1 UK iTunes U Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • UK iTunes U Time for iTunes U Currently, the following UK universities are in iTunes U: Barry Cornelius date institution URL of launch page Introductions June 2008 Open Univ. http://itunes.open.ac.uk June 2008 UCL http://itunes.ucl.ac.uk iTunes U October 2008 Cambridge http://www.cam.ac.uk/itunesu Oxford’s site October 2008 Oxford http://itunes.ox.ac.uk Not using January 2009 Warwick http://itunes.warwick.ac.uk iTunes June 2009 Coventry http://www.coventry.ac.uk/ RSS itunesu UK iTunes U Breakout I understand that a few more UK universities will be Workflow launching soon. Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Breakout Time for iTunes U 1 Breakout: suggested areas for discussion Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Breakout: suggested areas for discussion Time for iTunes U CURRENTLY IN YOUR INSTITUTION: Barry 1. Recordings Do you have people making audio and Cornelius video recordings already? Is it just a specific unit that Introductions does this, or is it being done across the campus? Do iTunes U you need an audit? Oxford’s site 2. Copyright In your institution, who has the copyright of Not using a recording of a lecture? iTunes PROVIDING AN iTunes U SITE: RSS 3. Purpose What role would iTunes U play in your UK iTunes U institution? What benefits would it bring? Breakout 4. Central/Deployed Would you allow individuals to Workflow provide recordings and get speakers to sign a Legal stuff permissions form? If so, would you vet each recording? Checking 5. Support What resources do you need for iTunes U? Being 6. Licensing What licence would you provide for the successful end-user of the recordings in your iTunes U site? Other projects 7. Branding What branding would you adopt for? And finally (a) album covers; (b) top and tails to recordings.
    • Workflow Time for iTunes U 1 Workflow: there are four steps Barry Cornelius 2 Workflow: 1. Create the recording Introductions 3 Workflow: 2. Put the recording online iTunes U 4 Workflow: 3. Add it to a newsfeed Oxford’s site 5 Workflow: 4. Check the item can be seen Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Workflow: there are four steps Time for iTunes U This is the workflow we use for providing an item: Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Workflow: there are four steps Time for iTunes U So the workflow has four steps: Barry Cornelius Create the recording Introductions Put the recording online iTunes U Add an entry into an OXITEMS podcasting newsfeed Oxford’s site Not using Check the item can be seen in the various delivery iTunes channels RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Workflow: 1. Create the recording Time for iTunes U Any traditional MP3 audio file or MPEG4 video file can Barry Cornelius be used as a podcast. Introductions Simply record your lecture, keynote speech or other iTunes U content in a digital format and save it to a computer. Oxford’s site A portable recorder, such as a Marantz PMD 660 Solid Not using iTunes State MP3 Recorder, can be a relatively inexpensive RSS and yet high quality option for audio recording. UK iTunes U The speaker needs to sign a contribution form. Breakout Material can’t go into our iTunes U site without this. Workflow You will probably need to use some software like Legal stuff Audacity to edit the recording (e.g., to remove Checking Being unwanted material from the start and end of the successful recording). Other projects And finally
    • Workflow: 2. Put the recording online Time for iTunes U The media file must be uploaded to some web server Barry Cornelius so that it is publicly accessible. Introductions At Oxford, IT and IT support is devolved and so often iTunes U this is a web server in a department or college. Oxford’s site As some of the files are large (e.g., the video files), Not using iTunes OUCS provide a server where we are willing to provide RSS some space for those departments/colleges who are UK iTunes U struggling. Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Workflow: 3. Add it to a newsfeed Time for iTunes U At Oxford, we have produced an institutional newsfeed Barry Cornelius system called OXITEMS. We have been using it since December 2005. Introductions iTunes U I gave a talk about it at IWMW 2006: http://www. Oxford’s site ukoln.ac.uk/web-focus/events/workshops/ Not using webmaster-2006/sessions/cornelius/ iTunes Some colleges and departments already use OXITEMS RSS to provide newsfeeds. UK iTunes U Breakout The newsfeed might be providing a list of news items, Workflow a list of events (with dates, times, locations), ... . Legal stuff Often the unit will be using the RSS themselves to Checking display the contents of the newsfeed on their web page. Being successful OXITEMS also provides podcasting newsfeeds: Other projects you have to supply additional metadata in each item And finally including, for example, the URL of a media file.
    • Workflow: 3. Add it to a newsfeed Time for iTunes U This is the screen for adding a new item to OXITEMS: Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Workflow: 3. Add it to a newsfeed Time for iTunes U OXITEMS has evolved during the last three years. Barry Cornelius It needed a re-design. Introductions So, we now have a project to produce an open source iTunes U version of OXITEMS. It’s called openOXITEMS. Oxford’s site There are more details at: Not using iTunes http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/openoxitems RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Workflow: 4. Check the item can be seen Time for iTunes U Check that the item appears in the various places Barry Cornelius where you provide access to the newsfeed. Introductions The item will, within the next four hours, automatically iTunes U appear at http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk Oxford’s site It will only appear in Oxford’s site in iTunes U, when a Not using iTunes member of the Podcasting Team has checked the RSS quality and the paperwork. If it’s a new newsfeed, then UK iTunes U that person will also have to use iTunes to add a new Breakout course to Oxford’s iTunes U site. Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Legal stuff Time for iTunes U 1 Legal stuff: the issues Barry Cornelius 2 Legal stuff: a plan of action Introductions 3 Legal stuff: what happens at Oxford iTunes U 4 Legal stuff: rights for the end-user Oxford’s site 5 Legal stuff: advising the end-user of their rights Not using iTunes 6 Legal stuff: using RDF to convey CC licence RSS UK iTunes U Some parts of this section were derived from parts of The Breakout Steeple Podcasting Booklet. The booklet is available at Workflow http://www.steeple.org.uk/. It has some excellent Legal stuff material. It is released under a Creative Commons Licence. Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Legal stuff: the issues Time for iTunes U When providing an audio recording, you need to Barry consider: Cornelius speakers own what they say (their performance) and so Introductions a contribution form is needed to give the rights to your iTunes U institution; Oxford’s site the recordist also has rights to their recording (the Not using physical recording) and so needs to sign a release form; iTunes works used during the presentation also have RSS copyrights, for example, pictures, slides, songs, books. UK iTunes U Breakout Permissions from third parties is hard to clear, and so, Workflow during the talk the speaker cannot play commercial Legal stuff music, read a poem or play commerical videos, without Checking running into copyright issues. Being successful However, they can read short extracts from books and Other projects articles. And finally
    • Legal stuff: a plan of action Time for iTunes U Ask the speaker - well in advance of the talk - if you can Barry Cornelius record their talk and distribute it over the internet. Introductions Ensure the speaker signs a contribution form. iTunes U Ask if the speaker plans to use poetry, music or video, Oxford’s site and if so seriously consider whether recording and Not using iTunes subsequent distribution is likely to be possible. RSS Secure the permission of the recordist, who should also UK iTunes U sign a release form. Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Legal stuff: what happens at Oxford Time for iTunes U At Oxford, we have produced a document entitled Barry Cornelius Guidance on producing audio and video material for publication online. Introductions iTunes U There is a link to the document from Oxford’s site http://itunes.ox.ac.uk/contribute.html Not using iTunes If a member of the University wishes to submit a media RSS file for consideration for Oxford’s site in iTunes U, they UK iTunes U have to complete a contribution form. Breakout This has to be signed both by the speaker and the Workflow relevant head of department or their representative. Legal stuff The text of this form is in Appendix A of the Guidance Checking Being document. successful Other projects And finally
    • Legal stuff: what happens at Oxford Time for iTunes U Barry Cornelius Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful You will have seen that photographs of people look Other projects good on the album covers in iTunes U. And finally So you may wish to get a photo of the speaker.
    • Legal stuff: what happens at Oxford Time for iTunes U Once again, you will need permission to use this photo Barry Cornelius in iTunes U. Introductions The consent form used at Oxford is in Appendix B of iTunes U the Guidance document. Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Legal stuff: rights for the end-user Time for iTunes U An end-user who downloads a recording from Oxford’s Barry Cornelius site in iTunes U can only use it for personal use. A different approach is taken by UCL. Introductions iTunes U Since launch in June 2008, UCL has released their Oxford’s site material with a Creative Commons licence. Not using They use the Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike iTunes 2.0 UK: England & Wales licence: RSS UK iTunes U http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ Breakout by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ Workflow This means the end-user can use it for any Legal stuff non-commercial purpose provided they credit the Checking original speaker. Being successful They can also derive a new work from the recording Other projects and if they distribute the new work they are required to And finally license it with the same licence.
    • Legal stuff: advising the end-user of their rights Time for iTunes U If it’s an audio recording, you could top/tail it with a Barry Cornelius person saying something like: This recording is from Lundy University’s site in Introductions iTunes U. It is released with a Creative iTunes U Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Oxford’s site Not using Alike 2.0 UK: England and Wales licence. iTunes UCL hijack the itunes:subtitle element: RSS UK iTunes U <itunes:subtitle> Breakout http://itunes.ucl.ac.uk/; Workflow Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England and Wales Legal stuff </itunes:subtitle> Checking Being In iTunes, you can see this information by clicking on successful Get Info and looking in the Comments box. Other projects And finally
    • Legal stuff: advising the end-user of their rights Time for iTunes U At the bottom of the top page of your site in iTunes U, Barry Cornelius you can add a link to a page describing the Copyright of the material. Introductions iTunes U UCL link to a web page describing how their material is Oxford’s site licensed: Not using http://itunes.ucl.ac.uk/licence/ iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Legal stuff: using RDF to convey CC licence Time for iTunes U You could add the following RDF to the RSS feed: Barry Cornelius <rdf:RDF xmlns="http://wro/cc/" xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#"> Introductions <License rdf:about= iTunes U "http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/uk/"> <permits rdf:resource="http://wro/cc/Reproduction"/> Oxford’s site <permits rdf:resource="http://wro/cc/Distribution"/> Not using <requires rdf:resource="http://wro/cc/Notice"/> iTunes <requires rdf:resource="http://wro/cc/Attribution"/> RSS <permits rdf:resource="http://wro/cc/DerivativeWorks"/> UK iTunes U <requires rdf:resource="http://wro/cc/ShareAlike"/> </License> Breakout </rdf:RDF> Workflow Legal stuff where each wro should really be web.resource.org. Checking But it’s unlikely the end-user would see this! Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Checking Time for iTunes U 1 Checking: quality and legal Barry Cornelius 2 Checking: pre-launch site check Introductions 3 Checking: four hourly integrity check iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Checking: quality and legal Time for iTunes U Before a media file is allowed to appear in Oxford’s iTunes U Barry Cornelius site, the recording has to be checked: Introductions Do we have the paperwork, i.e., has the speaker signed iTunes U a contribution form? Oxford’s site Is the quality of the audio and video acceptable? Not using iTunes Does it not include any copyright material from external RSS sources (such as television, radio etc.)? UK iTunes U Does it not include controversial, defamatory or Breakout Workflow libellous material? Legal stuff Have contributions from other people (e.g., a question Checking and answer session) been removed (unless there is Being paperwork for these people)? successful Other projects And finally
    • Checking: pre-launch site check Time for iTunes U Before launch, we asked someone who had not been Barry Cornelius involved with the project to examine our test site in iTunes U. Introductions iTunes U They were asked to check the site against a checklist Oxford’s site which said what the site should look like. Not using iTunes So the checklist defines the layout of the top page; it RSS defines what a category page should look like; and it UK iTunes U defines the contents of a course page. Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Checking: four hourly integrity check Time for iTunes U You can do a Web Service call (called ShowTree) to get Barry Cornelius data about the current state of your iTunes U site. Every four hours, we get the latest ShowTree.xml file Introductions and do a check on its contents. iTunes U The script does a lot of checks on the RSS feeds that Oxford’s site will be accessed by our iTunes U site, including: Not using iTunes Accesses the RSS feed in order to check that the feed RSS exists. UK iTunes U Checks the RSS of the feed with a local copy of the feed Breakout validator available at http://feedvalidator.org/ Workflow Checks that all items of the RSS feed have a category Legal stuff code. Checking Checks that the recording exists by doing a HEAD on Being the URL of the recording. successful Checks that there are no items for which the web server Other projects will deliver the recording with a mime type of And finally text/plain.
    • Checking: four hourly integrity check Time for iTunes U The four-hourly check also looks in the ShowTree.xml Barry Cornelius file to get all the URLs of the links in the LINKS boxes. Introductions It checks each URL in each of the LINKS boxes, e.g., iTunes U http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/ Oxford’s site ?oxitunesu=1626719862 Not using to see that it is decorated with the handle of the iTunes iTunes U page that has the LINKS box. RSS UK iTunes U It also checks that the web page referred to by the URL Breakout exists by doing a HEAD on the URL to get the headers Workflow of the web page. Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Being successful Time for iTunes U 1 Being successful: steps to achieve this Barry Cornelius 2 Being successful: the heady days of the launch Introductions 3 Being successful: OU has 1 million downloads iTunes U 4 Being successful: Oxford’s current situation Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Being successful: steps to achieve this Time for iTunes U It is important to get the commitment of people in Barry Cornelius departments and colleges. We managed to do this. I think another part of our success was establishing a Introductions small management team. This had the right people iTunes U with different skills and we met fortnightly. Oxford’s site Not using You need to have appropriate infrastructure: servers for iTunes media files and a server for RSS feeds. RSS We provided advice and training to people in units, UK iTunes U offering them help with understanding the workflow, the Breakout hardware (e.g., media recorders), software (e.g., Workflow Audacity), storing files (e.g., large video files). Legal stuff Checking It’s important to brief key people of the University; Being to keep departments and colleges informed; to prepare successful press releases for launch day; and to liaise with Apple. Other projects Get the VC involved, and record him/her saying how And finally exciting it is for the University to be in iTunes U.
    • Being successful: steps to achieve this Time for iTunes U It is probably better to be X University rather than Barry Cornelius University of X as you are more easily found in the list of Universities & Colleges. Introductions Rumour has it that the Open University launched as iTunes U The Open University and nobody found them in the list Oxford’s site Not using as they were in the T s. iTunes Their site was quickly renamed! RSS It’s important to have checks in place to ensure that the UK iTunes U information in your iTunes U site is correct: crucially, Breakout do the GET buttons to mp3 and mp4 files work? Workflow do the links to web pages work? Legal stuff You need to continually drip new information into your Checking iTunes U site. Being successful In particular, you need to frequently change the items Other projects on the top page to give the impression to visitors that And finally it has new content.
    • Being successful: steps to achieve this Time for iTunes U Be topical and try to forecast what people are going to Barry Cornelius be interested in. Introductions In May 2008, Joseph Stiglitz, former vice-president of iTunes U the World Bank, gave a talk at the James Martin 21st Oxford’s site Century School entitled Meeting the Challenges of Not using Global Governance in the 21st Century: Lessons from iTunes the Global Financial Market Debacle. RSS UK iTunes U At launch (in October 2008), we thought it was an Breakout excellent talk to put on Oxford’s top page. The day Workflow before launch we retitled it to Stiglitz on Credit Crunch Legal stuff - Global Financial Debacle: Meeting the Challenges of Checking Global Governance in the 21st Century. Being successful It was at number 1 in the worldwide top downloads from Other projects iTunes U for 6 weeks. And finally
    • Being successful: steps to achieve this Time for iTunes U Provide items on your top page connected with Barry Cornelius anniversaries: Darwin 200, moon landing, ... Provide items on your top page with provocative titles Introductions and interesting images. iTunes U For example, these are the items from the UK currently Oxford’s site Not using in the worldwide top 50 downloads from iTunes U: iTunes 8: Beginners’ French Introduction RSS 9: A romp through the history of philosophy UK iTunes U 20: Machiavelli: Nigel Warburton and Quentin Skinner Breakout 30: Beginners’ Spanish Introduction Workflow 31: Our Invisible Sun Legal stuff Checking 33: Beginners’ German Introduction Being 35: Building a Business: Negotation Skills successful 40: Sociology of Intellectual Life Other projects 44: Is Human Evolution Over? And finally 48: What is consciousness?
    • Being successful: the heady days of the launch Time for iTunes U Visitors to our main website at Barry Cornelius http://www.ox.ac.uk went up by 20 per cent on 7th October 2008, the day our site was launched in Introductions iTunes U. iTunes U Oxford’s site From the statistics that Apple provide, we estimate that Not using in the first seven days we had about 168000 visitors to iTunes our site in iTunes U and more importantly about 60000 RSS downloads. UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Being successful: the heady days of the launch Time for iTunes U A fortnight after the launch, Oxford had 22 podcasts in the Barry Cornelius worldwide top 100 downloads from iTunes U: Introductions 1 Joseph Stiglitz on Credit Crunch iTunes U 12 Stuart Lee’s Old English Tour - British Library 13 Michael Palin’s Oxford Oxford’s site 14 Steve Wozniak Not using 15 Simon Benjamin’s Nanotechnology Part 1 iTunes 18 Stern on the Economics of Climate Change RSS 19 Stainaker 2007 Lecture 1 Starting in the middle UK iTunes U 25 Craig Venter on Genomics 27 Ward-Perkins on the Fall of the Roman Empire Breakout 33 Is Oxford for me? Nicholson,Coulston,Gallagher Workflow 40 Adrian Moore on Metaphysics Legal stuff 47 Anna Beer’s John Milton 48 Vice-Chancellors’s Welcome Checking 61 What is science for? Dawkins,Harris,Sulston Being 66 Thomas Helleday on Cancer successful 67 Alan Barr on Particle Physics Other projects ... And finally
    • Being successful: OU has 1 million downloads Time for iTunes U As mentioned earlier, the Open University was one of Barry Cornelius the two UK sites to launch their iTunes U site in June 2008. Introductions iTunes U As reported at http://www3.open.ac.uk/media/ Oxford’s site fullstory.aspx?id=14638 on 13th October 2008, Not using they have done really well in the first four months: iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Being successful: Oxford’s current situation Time for iTunes U Since October 2008, there have been 900000 downloads Barry Cornelius from Oxford’s site in iTunes U: Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Being successful: Oxford’s current situation Time for iTunes U On Oxford’s site in iTunes U, there are 519 recordings Barry Cornelius in 160 newsfeeds. Introductions That’s 243 hours of material. iTunes U There have been 900000 downloads from iTunes U Oxford’s site since October 2008. Not using iTunes The popular feeds have 2500 downloads per week. RSS In addition, there are about 2500 downloads per week UK iTunes U from the web site at podcasts.ox.ac.uk. Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Other projects Time for iTunes U 1 Other projects: Steeple Barry Cornelius 2 Other projects: Open Spires Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Other projects: Steeple Time for iTunes U Steeple is a JISC funded UK Higher Education Barry Cornelius community project. It is led by Oxford University, the Open University and Introductions Cambridge University. iTunes U Oxford’s site Other universities are friends: UCL, Reading, Not using Nottingham, Oxford Brookes, Sheffield. iTunes Other UK HE Institutions are encouraged to join in. RSS UK iTunes U The project started in November 2008. Breakout Its vision is to create a viable community Workflow around scalable, enterprise-level solutions Legal stuff in the areas of automated video/audio capture, Checking video/audio processing, and video/audio delivery Being successful ("podcasting"). Other projects In seven words: investigate, develop and document And finally sustainable institutional podcasting.
    • Other projects: Steeple Time for iTunes U Some aspects of the work are: Barry Cornelius a demonstrator of a web portal for displaying an institution’s podcasts; Introductions a demonstrator of a cross-institutional aggregator of iTunes U podcasts; Oxford’s site documentation of the program workflows for the Not using ingestion and creation of multiple file formats together iTunes with the associated metadata; RSS a demonstrator of a process management system that UK iTunes U tracks the progress of all project, activities, content and Breakout RSS items in the system from birth to delivery. Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • Other projects: Steeple Time for iTunes U Here’s the URL of an experimental aggregator: Barry Cornelius http://podcast.steeple.org.uk/content/ view/133/98/ Introductions iTunes U The Steeple project’s wiki is at Oxford’s site http://steeple.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ Not using iTunes On that wiki, you will find podcasts, manuals, guides, RSS FAQs and code. UK iTunes U One of the podcasts is by Ben Hawkridge (The Open Breakout University). Workflow It’s a talk he gave entitled Under the bonnet: Technical Legal stuff considerations in running Open University Podcasting. Checking Being It was given at the Beyond Walls conference held at the successful University of Oxford in April 2009. Other projects And finally
    • Other projects: Open Spires Time for iTunes U Open Spires has two purposes: Barry Cornelius 1. to increase the amount of educational audio and video content released from Oxford University Introductions as Open Content Resources (OER) iTunes U 2. to enable the University to investigate and Oxford’s site disseminate the institutional implications of making Not using some of this material available as ’Open Content’. iTunes RSS It is a one year project that started on 1st May 2009. UK iTunes U More details are available at; Breakout http://openspires.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • And finally Time for iTunes U 1 And finally: some conclusions Barry Cornelius 2 And finally: your questions and comments Introductions iTunes U Oxford’s site Not using iTunes RSS UK iTunes U Breakout Workflow Legal stuff Checking Being successful Other projects And finally
    • And finally: some conclusions Time for iTunes U Often institutions are already providing Barry Cornelius media recordings of seminars, lectures and events, and making these mp3/mp4 files available on their Introductions web pages. iTunes U Oxford’s site The advantages of using Apple’s iTunes U is that it Not using allows you to offer a way of bringing the institution’s iTunes media recordings into one place. RSS You are providing a more convenient way in which the UK iTunes U public can see what’s available. Breakout Workflow The usage statistics show that it works. Legal stuff It’s also important to provide a different way of Checking showcasing your recordings for those unable/unwilling Being to use iTunes. successful Other projects To be successful, you need support from people around And finally the University, and you need to market your site.
    • And finally: your questions and comments Time for iTunes U It’s time for your questions and comments. Barry Cornelius ... Introductions ... iTunes U ... Oxford’s site My name is Barry Cornelius. I work for Not using iTunes Oxford University Computing Services (OUCS). RSS My e-mail address is: UK iTunes U barry.cornelius@oucs.ox.ac.uk Breakout Workflow Queries to the Podcasting Team can be sent to: Legal stuff podcasts@oucs.ox.ac.uk Checking These slides are available from Being successful http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/podcasts/ Other projects presentations And finally