MIPT posted lectures in iTunes U




Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) added educational materials on the service iTunes U. According to M24, with reference to the head of the video studio MIPT Alexander Kuptsov, appeared in the annex block courses in physics. All materials are written in Russian, and free for download.


In the iTunes U lectures presented on mechanics, optics (plus seminars), electricity and data protection. “These courses are combined with existing cover the entire undergraduate program in physics,” – said the merchant.

iTunes U – one of the most popular mobile educational applications, it has been downloaded more than one billion times. Through it you can get access to over a million educational materials (lectures, assignments, books, questions) from different universities of the world, and the number of downloads has exceeded 1.3 billion. MIPT became the first Russian university, who posted their courses in iTunes in early 2014.

Initially, university lectures posted by: discrete analysis, solid state physics, combinatorics, complex analysis, quantum physics, field theory, quantum mechanics and thermodynamics. In each course there are a few videos (10 to 18) about an hour, the necessary formulas and tasks for self-determination. Also, there are notes in pdf format with separately laid out charts and formulas, tasks and exam fees.

Over the year, the most popular courses were “Field Theory” and “Thermodynamics” – the total number of downloads of these courses was about 30 000, and the number of subscribers has reached 12,000.

In the iTunes U lectures and materials have Stanford and Yale, MIT, Oxford, the Open University in the UK, the New York Museum of Modern Art, the Library of Congress and Cambridge.

From Russian universities, except MIPT, there is a branch RANHiGS, NIU ‘Higher school of economics’ and Chelyabinsk State University. ITunes U also have Russian institutions of secondary education – Bauman high school, “Education Center” Gazprom “gymnasium” Universe “and metropolitan school №356.

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