Skills You Need to Succeed
In order to succeed in online courses you will need certain computer and technology skills. You should be able to access e-mail, operate word processing software, navigate and adjust settings in your web browser, and be able to find specific information and resources on the internet. You should also have a basic familiarity with your designated learning platform, which is Carmen for academic credit courses and Canvas for the professional development courses.
Minimum computer requirements include the following:
- Target specifcations for your computer (page 7)
- A high speed internet connection using current versions of Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or similar web browsers.
- An active e-mail account
- Microsoft Word or compatible word processing software
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
- Flash Player
What if I need help?
If you have trouble accessing quizzes, lectures, or other materials, please contact Amy Kohmetscher firstname.lastname@example.org. Amy can assist you in accessing materials, or direct you to appropriate tech support.