MPA@UNC's innovative mobile application allows students to view interactive course content as well as communicate live with fellow students and professors on their mobile devices.
"Our online students come from a wide range of backgrounds and hold public service positions across the country in a variety of sectors—from local, state, and federal government to nonprofit, military, and law. Providing mobile access will go a long way toward not only strengthening the online experience for our students but also providing them with a greater level of flexibility to work and pursue their graduate studies simultaneously."
— Todd Nicolet, Director of MPA@UNC and Associate Dean for Operations at the UNC School of Government
The new app also notifies students of upcoming assignment due dates, live class sessions, and course events, as well as give them the option to record and submit videos of graded assignments to professors. For students seeking to access videos and course content offline, the app enables them to select and download for accessibility anytime.
The MPA@UNC app allows students to:
- Interact directly with other students and professors on their mobile devices
- Review course materials and course videos—both online and offline
- Submit projects and assignments
- Set reminders for upcoming due dates and events
- The iOS app can be found in the Apple iTunes Store
- The Android app is available in the Google Play Store
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