Technology Requirements

Occupational therapy courses will require the use of a personal computer with internet access. Most courses will have an online component with some courses are delivered at a distance. The ISU campus is wireless with laptop computer requirements. For ease in interfacing with the University, technical specifications have been established to facilitate optimal computer compatibility with ISU online resources:  http://www.indstate.edu/oit1/userservices/ithelp/hardware/techspecs.html#minpc

In addition to these requirements, students are also required to have an internal web cam on their lap top computer to allow for video communication and verification of participation.

The following software will meet minimal requirements:
 Microsoft Office 2010
 Virus Scanning Software http://www.indstate.edu/oit1/userservices/ithelp/security/scan.html

The student must competent in Email, Microsoft Word, Power point, Excel, Blackboard or other online course packages, and social networking as indicated in program materials.