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The University of North Carolina is a research university in the United States. As a 'Public Ivy' school (compared to Ivy League institutes), it is one of the oldest public universities in America. A prestigious centre of research, scholarship, and creativity, UNC's mission is to teach a diverse community of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to become the next generation of leaders.

The university has one of the largest and most active alumni groups in America, a testimony to the devotion it fosters among its students. Former students include cabinet members, state governors, Fortune 500 CEOs and a former US president, James K Polk.

As an institution dedicated to education and the dissemination of knowledge, the University of North Carolina believes passionately in widening access to quality learning. With this aim in mind, the university has drawn on its curricula and partnered with Alison to create a series of free online courses focused on education and information technology.

Free, Online Courses Created by University of North Carolina

  • Certificate

    Fundamentals of Storytelling in Education for Teachers and Trainers

    1.5-3 hrs
    Enhance student engagement with almost any subject by improving your storytelling techniques with this free course.
  • Certificate

    Fundamentals of Human-Computer Information Retrieval

    Learn more about human-computer information retrieval techniques with this information technology course.
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