iTunes U @
Salisbury University FAQs
What is podcasting?
The word "podcasting" refers to a collection of technologies
that make it easy for people to publish and subscribe to audio
and/or video content available on the Web. These technologies
include RSS (Really Simple Syndication), blogging software, and
In effect, podcasting provides asynchronous radio and television
over the Internet, allowing users to select, mix, and access
programming of their choice according to their own schedules and
to produce content for a global audience with a very low
Podcasting has proven to be a useful teaching tool. Professors
can easily podcast lectures or assign audio content, such as
unpublished talks, to supplement written materials. Similarly,
students can contribute audio materials as course work.
Is iTunesU @ Salisbury University available for both Windows
Yes. iTunesU @ Salisbury University is compatible with both
Windows and Mac platforms.
http://www.apple.com/itunes for the most up-to-date version
for either PC or Mac.
iTunesU @ Salisbury University works with most modern,
standards-compliant Web browsers. Apple recommends using one of
the following browsers:
• Safari 2.0 or later on Mac
• Internet Explorer 6.0 or later on Windows
How can I start using iTunesU @ Salisbury University today?
If you would like to start podcasting using iTunesU @
Salisbury University, please visit our Account Request page.
Do I need to have iTunes in order to use iTunesU @ Salisbury
Yes. We require the most recent version of iTunes for Mac or
Windows. Download the latest version at
I already have my own podcast, how do I put it on iTunesU @
Contact us and we can help you get your podcast on iTunesU @
Does iTunesU @ Salisbury University support both Audio and
Yes. iTunesU @ Salisbury University may be used to
distribute a wide variety of compressed audio and video files.
Apple recommends using the following formats for your iTunesU @
Salisbury University audio and video content:
Audio files (AAC, MP3) with appropriate file extensions (.m4a,
Video files (MPEG-4, H.264) with appropriate file extensions
(.mp4, .m4v, .mov).
For best results with iPod, Apple recommends using H.264.
Do I need an iPod or mp3 player to use iTunesU @ Salisbury
Definitely not! You can download and play all podcasts on
your computer, whether you use a PC or a Mac, without any type
of portable music player.