Technology Requirements

System Requirements for Windows

System Requirements for Mac**

Operating System:


• Windows 7 or higher


Hardware:


• Processor: 1.5 GHz Intel®/AMD® processor (Recommended: Dual-Core Intel®/AMD® processor)
• Memory: 1 GB RAM (Recommended: 2 GB RAM)
• CD-ROM: 8x or better
• Monitor: 15-inch color display (Recommended: 17-inch color display)
• Audio: 16-bit sound card with speakers and/or headphones
• Printer: Black inkjet printer
• Video: XGA (1024 x 768 resolution)
• Internet: High-speed Internet connection (e.g. cable, DSL, FiOS) strongly recommended. Users with 56 kbps modems may be unable to participate in some activities.


Browser:


• Microsoft® Internet Explorer® version 8 or 9*
• Mozilla® Firefox® version 10 or higher
• Google Chrome™ version 10 or higher


Other Software:


• Windows Media® Player version 11 or higher
• Adobe® Flash® Player version 10.1 or higher
• Adobe Reader® version 9 or higher
• Microsoft Office XP, 2003, or 2007 or productivity software compatible with Microsoft Word, Excel®, and PowerPoint®



* Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 10 Users must use IE9 compatibility mode

 

*Chromebooks are not usable.

ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE A WEBCAM, AND A HEADSET WITH A MIC.

Operating System:
Mac® OS X 10.5 or later


Hardware:


• Processor: 1.5 GHz
• Memory: 512MB
• CD-ROM: 8x or better
• Monitor: 15-inch color display (Recommended: 17-inch color display)
• Audio: 16-bit sound card with speakers and/or headphones
• Printer: Black inkjet printer
• Video: XGA (1024 x 768 resolution)
• Internet: High-speed Internet connection (e.g. cable, DSL, FiOS) strongly recommended. Users with 56 kbps modems may be unable to participate in some activities.


Browser:


• Apple® Safari® 4 or higher
• Mozilla Firefox version 10 or higher
• Google Chrome™ version 10 or higher


Other Software:


• Flip4Mac® version 2.2 or higher
• Adobe Flash Player version 10 or higher
• Adobe Acrobat Reader version 9 or higher
• Microsoft Office 2008 or productivity software compatible with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


 

** Some course content may not work correctly on a Mac. Please refer to individual course summary pages for more information.

 

*iPads are not usable.

ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE A WEBCAM AND A HEADSET WITH A MIC.