Minimum Hardware and Software Requirements
NOIC Online Credit Course Technical Requirements
This is a list of basic computer system requirements to use NOIC Academy Online Credit Course Platform.
Please note: it is always recommended to use the most up-to-date versions and better internet connections. NOIC Academy Online Credit Course Platform will still run with the minimum specifications, but you may experience slower loading times.
A minimum of 1024×600. That is the average size of a netbook. You probably won’t want to view NOIC Academy Online Credit Course Platform on a smaller screen than that.
A computer camera is required for a student to take NOIC Academy’s online credit courses. Student has to turn on the camera and show their full face during the synchronous teaching sessions and assessments invigilated using synchronous virtual classroom.
Windows XP SP3 and newer
Mac OSX 10.6 and newer
Linux – chrome OS
Mobile OS Native App Support
iOS 5 and newer
Android 2.3 and newer
Computer Speed and Processor
Use a computer 4 years old or newer when possible
1GB of RAM
(Along with compatibility and web standards, NOIC Academy Online Credit Course Platform has been carefully crafted to accommodate low bandwidth environments)
Minimum of 512k
Because it’s built using web standards, NOIC Academy Online Credit Course Platform runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, & Android or any other device with a modern web browser. If you are interested in some recommendations, here they are (we highly recommend updating to the newest version of whatever browser you are using):
Flash is required in several places in NOIC Academy Online Credit Course Platform: media recording/streaming and viewing, chat, and uploading files to a course or an assignment. Other than these features, Flash is not required to use most areas of NOIC Academy Online Credit Course Platform.
The Java plug-in is required for screen sharing in Conferences. Otherwise, there are no other browser plug-ins used by NOIC Academy Online Credit Course Platform.
The NOIC Academy Online Credit Course Platform UI was optimized for desktop displays. Small form displays such as phones may not be as pleasant to use with the NOIC Academy Online Credit Course Platform. We recommend trying out our Mobile App (instructure.com/mobile) if you are on an iPhone or have an iPad.