Check that you have the right technology
Suitable devices are:
- A Windows desktop computer or laptop running Windows 10 or later operating system.
- An Apple desktop computer or laptop running OS X 10.8 or later operating system.
A Chromebook, tablet, smartphone or Linux computer may not be suitable for some activities.
If you intend to use one of these devices, please ensure you have access to a suitable desktop or laptop device that uses the Windows or OS X operating system in case you are unable to carry out all activities on your device.
To be able to talk and listen in online discussions, we recommend both a microphone and speakers/headphones. Please note that devices with small screens may make it difficult to view the material in your classes and carry out some activities.
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Make sure you understand the differences between a traditional class and an online class
Review our section on the
differences between online classes and traditional classes.
If this is your first college class, make sure you also understand the
difference between high school and college.