This course involves Web-based activities and the use of multi-media and specific software components.  Please read more about required technology and technical ability below.

  1. You must have access to a desktop or laptop computer. Please note that other computing devices such as iPads, Chromebooks, other mobile devices most likely are NOT supported by some of the media we are using. It is up to you to have the appropriate hardware.
  2. You must have access to and know how to operate your Web camera, computer microphone and speakers, computer printer, and a scanner or cell phone camera.
  3. You must have Internet access in place!
  4. You must have the newest Adobe Acrobat Reader version installed and know how to use it to access pdf files.
  5. You must have a word processing program installed and know how to use it (especially copy, cut, paste). 
  6. You must know how to navigate the MyOpenMath (MOM) learning management system we are using in this course.
  7. You must have the meeting software called Zoom installed and know how to use it for synchronous interaction with the instructor.
    Download the "Zoom Client for Meetings" at
  8. You must have a valid e-mail account and you must know how to send and receive e-mails; send and open file attachments; and print messages.
  9. Both PC and MAC owners must use the latest version of their Internet browser. The best browser to use is Google Chrome! Mac users please download it and DO NOT use Safari. You must know how to do the following: