Online Learning Tour

Minimum technical requirements include the following:  

  • Access to a modern PC or Macintosh system capable of running the Web browsers recommended on the Etudes Gateway (click on the System Requirements button on the left side)
  • Reliable email software and active email account
  • Reliable internet access (from home, college, work, or another facility)
  • Modem speed of 56k; High-speed Internet access (DSL, cable modem, etc.) strongly recommended
  • Printer strongly recommended
  • Sound card and speakers strongly recommended
  • Your course may require special plug-ins (free) to access Streaming Media

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This orientation was originally developed by Vivie Sinou as part of a grant from the Chancellor's Office, CA, 1999-00, and was adapted for Foothill College. The webpages were designed with ideas from Maricopa Center for Learning & InstructionIllinois Online Network, and input from members of the California Community College Distance Learning Consortium.