Preparing for Hybrid & Online Courses

Online Learning Technical Recommendations

Below are a list of general recommendations. Please check with the Program Instructor or Center Office for specific recommendations and requirements for your program.

Operating System (PC) Windows XP or later Operating System (Mac) Mac OS 10.x or later Processor (PC) 2 GHz or higher Processor (Mac) 350 MHz or higher RAM 2 GB or more Hard Drive Free Disk Space 500 MB or more 80 GB or more Sound card or integrated/on board sound Recommended Internet Connection Broadband recommended for optimal usage Broswer (PC) Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher, Firefox 2.0 or higher Broswer (Mac) Safari 3.0 or higher, Firefox 2.0 or higher Plug-ins Latest versions of Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash Player, Apple Quicktime, RealPlayer, Windows Media Player, and Sun JavaScript Additional Software Micorosoft Office Suite.  Available for purchase at student pricing from: Web Cam Recommended Printer Recommended Microphone Recommended Speakers Recommended Anti-Virus Recommended Email Address Use of Madison College email address required