Content for iTunes U can be created using a variety of recording options such as camcorders, webcams, sound recording devices and professional recording services.
For information about video and audio resources, see the Teaching & Learning Center's Guide to Working with Video and Audio.
For additional information about file formats, see the iTunes U Users Guide.
Any software that can create media in the correct audio or video formats can be used to make a podcast. The easiest and most effective tools include GarageBand and iMovie, applications in the iLife suite of programs available for Mac. QuickTime Pro is recommended software that can be used on a Mac or a Windows based PC.
Those creating podcasts for non-academic purposes should contact your technology node for assistance.
Online support from Apple can be located on Apple's website.
Check the TLC
workshop schedule for workshop availability, dates, and times
available through the Teaching & Learning Center (TLC).
Check with your technology node to see what options may be available for borrowing recording equipment.
The following resources are useful to learn about creating podcasts:
If you have further questions, please contact the UBlearns Support Team.
Support and assistance for those creating podcasts for academic use can also contact the Teaching & Learning Center (TLC).
Problems with your UBITName or installing iTunes and be addressed by the CIT Help Desk.
Also see answers to frequently asked questions on the UB on iTunes U Find Answers page.