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Technology Requirements

Requirements for Online Courses

  • High-speed internet access and a desktop or laptop computer
  • MULTIPLE Internet browsers (e.g. FirefoxChrome, or Safari)
  • ANY version of Internet Explorer or Apple iOS and mobile devices (tablets) and incompatible with e-learning
  • A working headset with microphone to participate in optional live chats in Adobe Connect webinar tool
  • Microsoft Office software installed and basic skills for using Word and Excel

Tools Used in Online Courses

  • Adobe Connect:Live Chat sessions are held using the Adobe Connect tool, accessed from the course page in Canvas. Please use a headset during all Adobe Connect chats.
    Watch a video tutorial.
  • VoiceThread: This cloud-based discussion tool is used to record and share project presentations.
    Find the student user guide here.

Helpful Links

Contact DE Support at dess@ahc.ufl.edu or 352-273-8691.

Accessing Your UF Email Account

Once you are a student, all official communication will be sent to your UFL email account. Your GatorLink username makes up the first part of the UFL email address (the part before @ufl.edu). Your UF email can be set up 2 weeks after you have been admitted to the program.

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