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Moodle, Zoom and Selkirk College's Knowledge Centre will help you access your course material, stay connected with your instructors and classmates and set you up for success while learning remotely.






Moodle

Manage course content, interact with instructors and classmates through access to assignments, discussion forums, syllabus and more. Connect now.




Zoom

Collaborate virtually on class projects and video chat with your classmates and instructors using this web conferencing tool. Start here.




Knowledge Centre

Information and resources within the Knowledge Centre dedicated to supporting students to Keep Learning through this transition to temporary learning.





If you're planning to purchase a personal computer, please review the minimum requirements recommended by IT Services for optimal performance and to meet the needs of your online courses.


Basic Tech Requirements

Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) is Selkirk's Learning Management System (LMS). You may have access to your syllabus, course calendar, assignments and other course materials and functions via Moodle. Moodle is a web-based program; therefore, you will need a computer with Internet access and an Internet browser to use Moodle for your course. 

These basic computer requirements are a general guideline for all courses. It is important to check with your instructor for specific hardware and software required for the course and/or program you are registered in.

You will need:

  • A device (computer, laptop, tablet) which meets Selkirk College's Recommended System & Computer Requirements.
    System Requirements:
    • minimum 2 GB of RAM
    • 1 GB of free hard disk space
    • Display: 1024 x 780 resolution
    • Highest display color quality
    • Windows XP or better, Mac OSX
    • Internet Service Provider with Cable or ADSL line

NOTE:  Mobile devices and tablets are not recommended for completing or submitting course activities.  Connection to Cloud services for file submissions is not supported at this time.



Computer Requirements For All Computers:

  1. Current version of web browser. Mozilla Firefox works best with Moodle. Other browsers such as Internet Explorer, Chrome or Safari may be used, but may not support all functionalities in Moodle, such as online quizzes and the HTML editor.
  2. Sound card with speakers or headphones may be required.
  3. Printer (recommended).
  4. Stable high-speed internet access.
  5. JavaScript must be enabled.  See Mozilla support (http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/javascript-settings-for-interactive-web-pages).
  6. Cookies must be enabled.  See Mozilla support (http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-websitepreferences).
  7. Pop-up blocker is turned off.  By default this setting is 'on'.  See Mozilla support (http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/pop-blocker-settings-exceptions-troubleshooting).

Software Recommendations: 

Click the links below to download these applications.


Additional requirements:

  • Microsoft Word is a requirement for some programs




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