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Online Courses Requirements

 

ARDWARE
To be successful in your online courses, you must have the following: k

  • Regular access to a computer
  • Internet Connection through an Internet Service Provider (ISP) - High-Speed connectivity is highly recommended
  • A compatible Internet browser such as Internet Explorer (4.0 or higher), Netscape Navigator (4.0 or higher) or Mozilla Firefox (1.0 or higher)
  • A word-processor program such as Corel WordPerfect or Microsoft Word or WordPad

SOFTWARE
Most online courses require the use of the following free software:

Adobe Acrobat Readerweblink
Flash Playerweblink
Java Virtual Machineweblink

SKILLS
Technical skills required for taking an online course are present in most students who simply have experience browsing the Internet. Below is a list of a few technical skills that are recommended (if not required) for taking most online courses:

  • Experience and fluency with a word processor such as Microsoft Word or Corel WordPerfect
  • Capacity to:

 

  • copy and paste information between documents and/or from program to program
  • create a new folder/directory on your computer
  • save files on a disk drive
  • locate and open a saved file on your computer
  • download and install software programs
Requirements for Online CoursesPDF