REQUIRED TECHNOLOGY AND TECHNICAL ABILITY FOR MATH 127 WEB-REMOTE
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.
ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE SEMESTER ...
- you must have access to a desktop or laptop computer with the Windows or Mac operating system installed.
NOTE: iPads, Chromebooks, MS Surface RTs, and similar devices are NOT SUPPORTED by the media we are using. It is up to you to have the appropriate hardware.
- 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.
- you must have Internet access in place! Both PC and Mac owners must use the latest version of the Chrome Internet browser!
- You must have the newest Adobe Acrobat Reader version installed and know how to use it to access pdf files.
- you must have a word processing program installed and know how to use it (especially copy, cut, paste).
- you must know how to navigate the MyOpenMath (MOM) learning management system we are using in this course.
- you must have the meeting software called Zoom installed and know how to use it for live classroom interaction with the instructor. Download the "Zoom Client for Meetings" at https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting.
- should you want to send some work to the instructor, you must have a scanner or a cell phone scanner app (e.g., Adobe Scan) and you must know how to operate it.
- you must take some exams with the online proctoring service called ProctorU. Go to http://profstewartmath.com/General/FAQ_ProctorU_Process127.html to find out more about the requirements.
- 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.
- you must know how to do the following:
- access the Internet
- follow hyperlinks and navigate "back" and
- add and access browser "Bookmarks" and "Bookmarks" folders
- adjust font size for reading Web pages
- download applications from Web sites and install them to
- adjust color preferences for reading and printing Web
- copy information on the Web to a word processing
- reload (refresh) the screen
- use a Web browser's "Search" feature
to gain access to Web sites
- print Web pages
- turn off pop-up blocking feature
- use your Web browser's "Help" files for additional assistance