From CUNY Academic Commons

This section of the CUNY Academic Commons wiki supports a university-wide, collaborative effort coordinated by the Project Management Office of The City University of New York to establish a CUNY presence on iTunes U. The project encompasses the university and its 23 colleges and schools.


One Project, Two Tracks

CUNY University Relations is sponsoring the effort to focus on public and community affairs missions of the university to inform, teach, and promote the university, its colleges, schools, institutes and programs to its various constituencies, including students, faculty, prospective students, staff, alumni and the public at large in the City of New York, the United States and beyond.

Visit CUNY on iTunes U (You must have the iTunes application on your computer or be prepared to download this application to view CUNY on iTunes U.)

CUNY Academic Affairs is sponsoring the effort to bring together the vast and able resources of the university’s faculties, academic technologists, Centers for Excellence in Teaching & Learning, and students to develop a body of best practices, to identify technologies and processes and to integrate the university’s Learning Management System with the iTunes U platform in ways that enhance teaching and learning.

The CUNY on iTunes U project has two tracks:

Teaching and Learning

The wiki pages devoted to the Teaching and Learning track can be accessed here: CUNY on iTunes U Teaching and Learning Track

The Teaching and Learning track also has an invitation only discussion group.

Public and Community Affairs

The wiki pages devoted to the Public and Community Affairs track can be accessed here: CUNY on iTunes U Public and Community Affairs Track

The Public and Community Affairs track also has an invitation only discussion group.

Wiki Pages

Teach and Learn Academic Pilot Project

Public, Community Affairs Project

Miscellaneous Links and other Wikis

Project Management

Featured Rich Media Clip

“Relativity” with Dan Ariely, Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Behavioral Economics, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University (running time 4 min. 24 secs.)

Featured Media Clip II

Daniel Coleman of Stanford U: Open Culture Blog

Daniel Colman, director and associate dean of Stanford University’s continuing-studies program, runs a blog tracking podcasts made by colleges and professors. He talks about the pros and cons of putting recordings of lectures online, and lists his favorites.