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Technology Requirements

  • Requirements for Online Courses

    • High-speed internet access and a desktop or laptop computer
    • MULTIPLE Internet browsers (e.g. Firefox, Chrome, or Safari)
    • ANY version of Internet Explorer or Apple iOS and mobile devices (tablets) and incompatible with e-learning
    • A working headset with microphone to participate in optional live chats in Adobe Connect webinar tool
    • Microsoft Office software installed and basic skills for using Word and Excel

    Tools Used in Online Courses

    • Adobe Connect: Live Chat sessions are held using the Adobe Connect tool, accessed from the course page in Canvas. Please use a headset during all Adobe Connect chats.
      Watch a video tutorial.
    • VoiceThread: This cloud-based discussion tool is used to record and share project presentations.
      Find the student user guide here.

    Helpful Links

    Contact Support at or 352-273-8691.

    Accessing Your UF Email Account

    Once you are a student, all official communication will be sent to your UFL email account. Your GatorLink username makes up the first part of the UFL email address (the part before Your UF email can be set up 2 weeks after you have been admitted to the program.

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