Technology

The College integrates technology into its curriculum to improve student learning. The Instructional Design and Technology Specialist is dedicated to assisting faculty in providing active learning opportunities for students, increasing the effectiveness of current communication channels, and supporting all faculty, staff and students in their use of technology. Some of the technology we utilize to facilitate engaged, active learning include:

  • eCollege Content Management System for all courses
  • i>clicker classroom response system
  • Wireless classrooms for interactive group activities
  • Camtasia for creation of interactive educational elements
  • Simulation labs that include: SimMan, SimBaby, SimMan 3G, Noell, SimNewB, and SimMan Essentials
  • Skype

Minimum Computer Requirements

All College of Nursing courses require the use of a computer and an e-mail account. You may use the College’s computer labs or your own personal computer. If you choose to use a personal computer, you will need the following:

 

Minimum Hardware Requirements
Microsoft Windows 7, XP, Vista, or
     Mac OS X higher (in classic mode)
       1 GB Ram
1 GB Free Space        G4, G5, or 1 GHx Intel Processor
G Wireless Networking        High speed modem and Internet connectivity
Sound card        Speakers
Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 pixels        Headphones
Microphone        WebCam (Graduate Students Only)

 

Minimum Software Needed
Microsoft Office 2010        MP4 Player Options:
Browser:        Adobe Flash Player 9
Internet Explorer 8.0 or newer        QuickTime Player
Firefox 12.0 or newer        Windows Media Player 9
Google Chrome 19 or newer        Macromedia Flash Player
Safari 5.0 or newer (Mac)        Macromedia Shockwave Player
Sun's Java 2 SDK (Java 1.6 or newer)        RealPlayer 8 Basic Player
Microsoft JVM (Windows XP SP1 only)        Exam Guard Respondus Software
MacOS Classic Java (MRJ 2.2.5) (Mac)        Skype Account (Graduate Students Only)
DirectX 9 or newer        Adobe Acrobat Reader

 

Minimum Mobile Devices Requirements
Not all course features are supported on mobile devices

iPad – iOS 5.1 or latest

Mobile Sites:

  • iPhone: iOS Safari 3.1.3 and above
  • Android: OS Browser 1.5 and above
  • Windows: OS Browser 7.0 and above
  • Blackberry: OS Browser 5.0 and above
  • webOS: OS Browser 1.4.1 and above
  • Symbian: OS Browser 3.0 and above

Native Apps:

  • Android: is 2.1 and above
  • iPhone: iOS 3.0 and above
  • Windows: Windows Phone 7, 480×800 resolution

Note: Additional system requirements and/or software may be required and is based on the technology individual instructors choose. Check with your instructor for specific requirements.

Plugins

To check the compatibility of your browser and to determine what version you are running you can visit the following site: http://detectmybrowser.com/.

 

Technology | Adobe Reader

Technology | Adobe Flash

Technology | Adobe Shockwave

Technology | Quicktime
Technology | Get Java
Technology | Get DirectX

Browsers

Technology | Internet Explorer
Technology | Firefox
Technology | Google Chrome
Technology | Safari

Software

Technology | eCollege

Technology | ExamGuard
ExamGuard
Technology | i>Clicker Registration Technology | i>Clicker GO
Technology | SONIS Students Technology | SONIS Faculty Technology | SONIS Administration  Technology | SONIS Alumni
Technology | Outlook Technology | SmarterMeasure Technology | Skype Technology | Practice Lab Signup
Technology | Evolve Logo



Technical Support

Computers

 

eCollege

 

SONIS

Tutorials

There are a number of tutorials available and in development to assist students, faculty, and staff in using the software and programs at the College.

iClicker

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