This week Apple launched a new free iPhone Developer University Program. The program was created specifically for “higher education institutions interested in introducing curriculum for developing iPhone or iPod Touch applications”.
The program will allow instructors to create student development teams of up to 200 students. Additionally the program will offer development resources, tools for testing, debugging and optimizing, as well as providing various methods for sharing and distributing newly created app, such as the ability to share applications within the student development team via email or private website, or distribute through the App Store.
This program may have very interesting ramifications for the availability of interesting specialized applications for teaching and learning, as well as pedagogical benefits for students to develop real world mobile applications. The Office of Instructional Consulting will be watching these developments very closely…
For more information: http://developer.apple.com/iphone/program/university.html