Tips for Success in an Online Course
Is online learning right for you? We encourage you to watch this short video and take the quiz to learn more about what you can expect from an online course.
System Requirements for eClass
Before you begin taking online courses or face-to-face courses that heavily utilize eClass, check these recommended system requirements.
eClass requires industry-standard PC hardware components. Please ensure your system meets or exceeds the recommended baseline system recommendations. Contact us if you have any additional questions or specific needs.
|Microsoft||Windows XP SP2, Vista, 7, 8, 10|
|Mac||Mac OS 10.4.8+ (Intel-based) (PPC-based NOT supported)|
|Processor||1.8 GHz or higher|
|Network Bandwidth||1+ Mbps internet connection*|
|Applications||Microsoft Silverlight 2.0+, Macromedia Flash 11+|
|Supported Browsers**||Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer 9+|
|Optimum Browser||Google Chrome***|
* If you are experiencing problems in the browser you are using, try using one of
the other browsers from the list.
** For online only courses you need to have dedicated access to an internet connection. Access via a library or public internet will not be sufficient.
** If you are hosting and Adobe Connect session or screen sharing during a session, please use Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Currently Adobe Connect in Chrome does not allow screen sharing.
Some courses may have specific requirements beyond the baseline provided above. Any specific requirements should be listed in the course syllabus. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding needs in your course.
Due to recent legislation Southern Adventist University must have authorization from each state in which they wish to offer online education. Check this page for information on your state of residence.