Distance Learning University, The Open University, Repackages Course Materials For The App Generation

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http://techcrunch.com – U.K.-based distance learning university, the Open University, is developing a series of apps to deliver undergraduate course materials to students’ smartphones and tablet devices, starting next year. The OUAnywhere app will allow undergraduates to access their main course materials through their handheld devices, along with the audio and visual content the OU produces to support studies. The team developing the apps say they are being designed from the ground-up for touch interfaces, and will offer “high quality visual images rather than lists”. The apps are being made ava (IT news)