• Technical Requirements for Distance Learning at CCC

    Tech RequirementsSo you’re ready to take online classes at CCC. There are some basic technology requirements you will need to be successful.

    Students participating in coursework via our Distance Learning programs are expected to have at least:

    • Basic keyboarding competence
    • Basic knowledge of their computer operating system
    • Basic knowledge of software and tools such as a
      • Word processor
      • Email
      • Internet browser (Firefox is preferred)
      • Search engine

    Software requirements 

    • Microsoft Word, Write (OpenOffice) or another word processing program capable of saving files in RTF (Rich Text Format).
    • Web Browser: Firefox 4.0 is highly recommended and preferred for all fully online and hybrid Moodle course participants.
    • Email software or a Web browser capable of supporting email activity, including sending/receiving attached files.
    • Your course may require special (free) plug-ins to access streaming media, PDF files, or other web components. If this is the case, you will learn more about these special requirements during your Course Introduction.
    • Antivirus software

    Hardware requirements 

    • Access to an IBM compatible or Macintosh system
    • Internet access
    • Internet service provider for home access and/or access from home or work
    • Access to the online environment for a minimum of 10 hrs/week
    • An email account for sending and receiving electronic mail
  • Contact our Distance Learning Department

    Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

    Email us: online@clackamas.edu

    Call us: 503-594-6310