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The following system requirements are the recommended MINIMUM computer specifications for taking courses online at Douglas College. Douglas College has multiple integrated educational software delivery services such as:
1. BLACKBOARD LEARN
Minimum Hardware Requirements
Not Recommended Hardware
Please note that while the following devices and version have been tested, they might not provide all the functionality required to take an online course at Douglas College. Please contact the CEIT Service Desk for further technical support or assistance.
Blackboard Learn provides a list of supported browsers that will ensure all course content and course tools are displayed accurately. We recommend installing both Chrome and Firefox browsers to access our technologies, especially if you receive an error message while using either of these browsers. Please try using a different browser to see if you experience the same results before contacting the CEIT Service Desk for assistance. Click here to view the list of supported browsers.
Your instructors may choose to use additional software within your courses. Some common software and their computer system requirements are listed below. This might not include all the additional software services. If the software you are looking for is not listed here, please reach out to your instructor for additional information to ensure that you are able to fully engage in your courses.