Technical Requirements

FIU ODE courses are hosted on Canvas. It is the student’s responsibility to have access to a computer that meets or exceeds the minimum requirements needed to participate, before the end of the add/drop period. Each instructor and course may define additional requirements, software apps (eLabs), or engineering software.

Video Streaming Requirements:

*Note: Some ISP’s block access to streaming due to firewalls set by network administrators. This often includes public wi-fi hotspots, such as those in libraries or coffee shops. Check port access. If you have trouble watching the video on your home network, try disabling accelerators such as Google Web Accelerator.

General System Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or Macintosh OS X 10.5.7 (or higher)
  • 1GB of RAM recommended
  • 6GB or more hard drive (1GB of free disc space recommended)
  • FIU Student Email Access: PantherMail
  • Sound card and speakers (headphones recommended)
  • Anti-virus software (McAfee or Norton)
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Adobe Reader
  • JavaScript

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