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Computer Requirements

Technical Requirements

The Literacy and Language hybrid courses will use the web-based Desire2Learn software or other online capabilities. At a minimum, you will need to have access to D2L at least three times a week for at least 3 hours per week. Depending on the extent to which a course meets online, you may need to access D2L significantly more times per week.

You will need:

  • to meet the minimum technical requirements for your operating system and browser for D2L. Questions about D2L, please see D2L Help.
  • to purchase a web-cam.  (Further information will be provided when you enroll for your first class.)
  • audio/video (listening/viewing) capability including speakers or a headset
  • access to broadband internet
  • ability to download from D2L (some firewalls may present problems)
  • ability to print out any course materials
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