What are the technical requirements and materials needed?

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The following items are suggested for all courses: 

  • earbuds 
  • webcam
  • printout of course pace chart and syllabus
  • calendar/planner
  • pencils and college ruled paper for students who would like to take written notes

There are a few materials and downloads needed for particular courses (mainly electives) and a tech and materials spec document can be requested for any course.

 

Devices (We recommend devices less than 5 years old)

  • Desktop
  • Laptop
  • Chromebook
  • Microphone and webcam

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10 and newer
  • Mac OSX 10.6 and newer
  • Linux
  • ChromeOS

Internet Speed

  • High speed internet (recommended)

Supported Browsers

  • Edge (latest version)
  • Safari (latest version)
  • Chrome (latest version)
  • Firefox (latest version)

Supported Browser Plugins and Settings

  • Javascript enabled
  • Flash – latest version is recommended
  • 1024×768 is recommended
  • Pop-up blockers should be disabled
  • Cookies should be enabled.

Virtual Reality (VR) /Augmented Reality (AR)

Some courses have Virtual and Augmented Reality experiences which are best viewed with devices that are AR/VR enabled. These experiences can have large file sizes and it is recommended that they are downloaded over wi-fi.

Minimum Devices:

  • iPhones 5S
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Newer VR/AR enabled devices (Recommended)

Please contact support.asuprep.org for further assistance.