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31 May 2011

Grenoble Ecole de Management tunes in on iTunes U

The French school, renowned for its tastes in innovative pedagogy and technology has joined iTunes U

Grenoble Ecole de Management, the School of Management, Technology and Innovation, widens its offer of free pedagogical content by distributing its course contents on iTunes U, a dedicated area of the iTunes Store that offers free audio and video content from leading educational institutions.

The school already offers its content free of charge via its Francophone e-learning platform OPENCIM, developed in 2006.

GEM is a pioneer when it comes to Educational Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Our presence on iTunes U highlights our wish to open up our course content to the world at large by multiplying its access and at the same time highlight our pedagogical resources online”, explains Mark Humbert, head of innovative pedagogy at Grenoble Ecole de Management.

With iTunes U, the school now has an additional place where it can showcase all its video resources produced by its faculty and researchers alike including, courses, conferences, presentations of research article amongst others which can be downloaded for free to a computer, iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

On iTunes U, GEM offers hundreds of downloadable content which can be ‘digested’ at any time by students and researchers all over the world, professionals looking for strategic thinking or any other individual adamant to learn more about Management. “, said Eric Villard, iTunes U Project Manager at Grenoble Ecole de Management.
Some examples of content available on includes: