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Online Requirements

Online Requirements


Sufficient technology is required to complete online courses at the Institute for Brain Education. While tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices may allow for some completion of coursework, they are not guaranteed to work in all areas. The following is required:


  • Windows or Macintosh based computer

  • Screen resolution (size) set at minimum to 1024 x 768 or higher

  • Intel Core 2 Duo — or AMD — 3 GHz processor

  • 4 GB of RAM

  • CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive

  • Hard drive: 160 GB minimum

  • Graphics card and monitor capable of 1024x768 display

  • Stereo sound card, speakers and/or headset, microphone

  • Webcam (Recommended)

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10 or higher

  • Macintosh OS X 10.8 (Mavericks)


  • Microsoft Office 2019 (Windows) or Microsoft Office 2019 (Macintosh)

  • Anti-virus package and a firewall (Recommended)

  • Security software (Recommended) Internet Access

  • ISP account for Internet access

  • A valid email account

Internet Browsers

  • Windows OS Users

    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and higher

    • Google Chrome 49 and higher -Mozilla Firefox 45 and higher

  • Macintosh OS Users

    • Apple Safari 9.1 and higher

    • Google Chrome 49 and higher Mozilla Firefox 86 and 87 (Extended Releases are not supported)

    • Respondus Lockdown Browser (supporting the latest system requirements)

Internet Browser Settings

  • Pop-Up Blocker should be disabled

  • Java Script should be enabled

  • Java should be enabled

  • Cookies should be enabled Plug-ins

  • Java 12 or higher

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