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You will need a desktop/laptop/tablet. In addition, you may choose to use a smart phone, ipod Touch or feature phone that has web connectivity. This will enable you to access your course material at anytime, even if you are not at a computer, provided you are carrying your mobile device and have web access.
Operating system: Windows XP, Vista, Mac OS 10.x
Storage capacity: 40 GB hard drive recommended
Processor Speed (this measures how quicky the CPU runs): 1.5 GHz (minimum)
Internet Connection: 802.11b Wireless network or 10/100 Ethernet network
Memory (manages all your open programs and improves the speed at which each process can run): 1GB RAM(minimum)
Recommended accessories: Flash drive 1GB or more, Microphone, Headphones (if you are working in a quite zone and need to listen to audio or watch a video), Webcam (if there is not a built in microphone or webcam)
Other recommendations: Always back your assignments up on your hard drive as well as on an external storage device such as a flash drive. In addition to backing up your information and coursework on your hard drive and external devices, upload your course work to ePortfolio or Netfiles. This is a good way to archive all of your college coursework and may be beneficial while putting together a professional portfolio, resume, or curriculum vitae.
Perform regular virus checks and updates to your system and applications.
WebVista Support (Blackboard Inc.)
List of software available to students
PLEASE NOTE: Individual courses may have additional technical requirements. Make sure to read the course syllabus or contact the instructor for further details.