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Technology Requirements

Requirements for Online Courses

  • High-speed internet access and a desktop or laptop computer
  • MULTIPLE Internet browsers (e.g., Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari).
  • Do NOT use ANY version of Internet Explorer.
  • Apple iOS and mobile devices (tablets) are not completely compatible with e-learning
  • A working headset with microphone to participate in optional live chats in Adobe Connect webinar tool
  • Microsoft Office software installed and basic skills for using Word and Excel.

Tools Used in Online Courses

  • Adobe Connect: Live Chat sessions are held using the Adobe Connect tool, accessed from the course page in Canvas. Please use a headset during all Adobe Connect chats.
    Watch a video tutorial.
  • VoiceThread: This cloud-based discussion tool is used to record and share project presentations.
    Click here for a student user guide.

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