Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 



Technical Requirements

     
COMPONENT RECOMMENDED MINIMUM
     

HARDWARE
Computer Computer/Laptop running Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.6 Computer/Laptop running Windows XP, Vista, Mac OS X 10.5
Display Specifications 19 inch or larger LCD 17 inch LCD
Speakers Yes Yes
Microphone Yes Yes
Video Camera Students may be required to have access to a video recording device such as a flip camera during the program.
   

INTERNET CONNECTION
Broadband Cable or fiber-optic network like Fios Dialup is NOT recommended OR supported. DSL
     

SOFTWARE
Adobe Reader Most recent version Yes
Flash Player Most recent version Yes
Media Player PC - Windows Media Player
MAC - Quick Time (most recent version)
PC - Windows Media Player
MAC - Quick Time (most recent version)
MS Office (Word, Excel & Powerpoint) 2007 2003
Anti-virus Software Updated Weekly Updated Weekly
Web Browser PC - Firefox 3.6 (Mac & PC) PC - Internet Explorer 8
MAC - Safari 5
Skype Most recent version Required
     

BASIC USER SKILLS

  Ability to connect to the Internet and login into course regularly throughout each week.
Ability to correspond and send files electronically; navigate the web; use MS Word and Powerpoint, manage files, keyboarding ability, etc
   

HELP DESK SUPPORT
  The Technology Help Desk is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to answer all of your technology-related questions.
   

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