Distance Education @ Chaffey
Computer Requirements for Distance Education Students
- Pentium level PC or Mac equivalent
- Operating sytems: Mac OSX Panther or higher, Windows XP or higher
- Minimum 56.6K modem. Recommended: DSL, cable or high-speed Internet connection
- CD ROM drive with a sound card
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0+
- Netscape 7.0+
AOL & MSN:
The AOL and MSN web browsers may have some conflicts with the Blackboard course management system used by Chaffey. It is recommended that students not use these browsers. It is recommended that studenst use Internet Explorer or Mozilla instead.
- An Email account that allows attachments. Some problems have occured with spam filters on AOL, MSN,and Hotmail accounts. If at all possible students should use other e-mail services.
- Some online courses may require the student view streaming video.
- Access to Microsoft Office applications such as Word and PowerPoint.
- Some online courses require that the student purchase an access code before being able to access course content.