Each student should review the following technical requirements which are needed in order to gain access to the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
We recommend a broadband (cable modem or DSL) Internet connection. While not required, subscribing to a broadband connection may be the most important investment learners can make to improve their online learning experience.
|All learners||Minimum requirements||Maximum requirements|
|Internet Connection||56KB modem||Broadband (cable or DSL)|
|Unique email address||10+ MB of email storage
HTML email capabilities
|Hardware||20 GB of hard disk space||30 GB of hard disk space|
|Software||Skype account (Each student should have a skype account, microphone and web camera).
MS Office 2003 or higher
|MS Office 2007|
|Plug-ins||Windows Media Player 10®
Adobe Acrobat® Reader 8
Flash Player 9
|Windows Media Player 11®
Adobe Acrobat® Reader 9
Flash Player 10
|Peripherals||Video card and monitor display capable of 1024x768 pixel resolution
|Video card and monitor display capable of 1280x1024 pixel resolution|