What are the minimum computer requirements for taking online classes?
Minimum Computer Requirements For Canvas:
- View mimimum system requirements for Canvas.
- How to login to Canvas.
- NOTE: Your course may use tools with additional requirements. Check with your instructor for more information.
|Operating System||Canvas recommends any OS within the last five years that can also support the most recent browser versions.||Android 6.0, iOS 13.0|
|Processor||1 GHz Processor||1 GHz Processor|
|Memory||4GB of RAM||2GB of RAM|
|Monitor||1024 x 768 Resolution||n/a|
|Hard Drive Space||5GB of free space||n/a|
|Home Internet Speed||DSL — 12Mbps
Cable — 20Mbps
|DSL — 12Mbps
Cable — 20Mbps
|Internet Browser||Canvas supports the two most recent releases for all major browsers||Safari, Chrome, Firefox. Mobile app is recommended.|
|Camera/Microphone||For some classes these items are required. Please check with your instructor before the beginning of class! If you need to purchase these and they are not built in – we recommend 1st tier vendors like Dell, Lenovo, Apple, etc|
|For Canvas Access||Go to canvas.doane.edu in a supported browser||Need to Download Application through the App Store or Google Play|
When will I see my courses?
Students can see the course, textbook, and syllabus the day that the term starts.
When can I start my course?
Courses open at 6 A.M. (CST) on the first Monday of the term.
How do I see my grades?
In your course, select 'Grades' from the navigation.
How long will I have access to a course after the last day?
Students have 30 days from the final day of the term to check grades, and back-up their work.