Just in time for the back to school rush, Apple's iPod content management system for Universities gains steam. According to an article in eSchool News, Apple's service that gets university lecture content online is being used by schools to allow people not enrolled in classes to get access to their content.
As an example, UC Berkeley's iTunes U is available for public browsing and downloading. Universities have the choice of providing the content to all comers (as UCB does) or to lock down the content, according to Apple's iTunes U specifications. Go and check out the courses that you missed!