Technical Requirements

Overview

All students need a computer that meets or exceeds the listed specifications to successfully work within the online environment. Oaks Christian does not provide these hardware and software items. Select the appropriate tab for your computer to see the system requirements.

- Web Camera
- Microphone
- Microsoft Office or similar program

Oaks Christian uses a learning management system called Canvas, here are the recommended requirements:
https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-2059.

PC (Windows)

  • Pentium II processor (233MHz minimum, higher recommended)
    At least Windows XP operating system (Windows 2000 or older is not supported)
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 12x CD-Rom drive
  • Broadband Internet access > 1.5mbps
  • Monitor display setting 1024x768
  • Printer
  • Backup/save method (CD-Rom, flash drive)
  • Microsoft Office software (or compatible -- must be able to open .ppt, .doc, .rtf files types)
  • Web browser - At least Explorer v7, or Firefox 3.0 (Explorer v6 and older and Safari are not supported - they will not work in the course environment)
  • At least Flash Player 9 & Shockwave 11

* America Online (AOL or AIM email addresses) and Netscape will not work with our online courses and cannot be used. No course mail messages or other system generated emails can be forwarded to AOL, AIM or Netscape.

* Windows 2000 is not supported and cannot be used.

* Hardware support is not provided.

Macintosh

  • At least Power Mac G3 processor
  • OS 10.4 (Tiger) operating system or later
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 12x CD-Rom drive
  • Broadband Internet access > 1.5mbps
  • Monitor display setting 1024x768
  • Printer
  • Backup/save method (CD-Rom, flash drive)
  • Microsoft Office (for Macintosh) software (or compatible -- must be able to open .ppt, .doc, .rtf files types)
  • Web browser - Firefox 3.0 or later (Safari is not supported - it will not work in the course environment)
  • Flash Player 9 & Shockwave 11

* America Online (AOL or AIM email addresses) and Netscape will not work with our online courses and cannot be used. No course mail messages or other system generated emails can be forwarded to AOL, AIM or Netscape.

* Hardware support is not provided.