What will help you be a successful student.
Technical items needed for distance learning.
|Note: Other software or hardware may be required for individual courses of study. Please refer to your course outlines for these requirements.|
Minimum System Requirements:
Mac OS X
|Windows 7 or 8 or 10||10.3, 10.4, 10.5|
|Processor||Intel or AMD
(233 or higher MHz speed)
|PowerPC or Intel
(400 or higher MHz speed)
|Memory (RAM)||1 GB or higher||1 GB|
|Java 2||Java Runtime Environment (JRE)||Java for Mac OS X|
CHECK your computer for readiness:
CANVAS basic requirements: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10721-67952720328
Recommended Browsers: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10720
|Plug-Ins||Multimedia files may require plug-ins to run properly. Plug-ins are software programs that extend the capabilities of your browser so it can handle certain types of content that you might encounter.|
You must have access to a reliable, preferably high-speed, Internet connection.
You can check the speed of your connection.
Start your classes.
1. Visit https://www.danville.edu;
2. Click on MyDCC
4. After logging in, you will see a screen full of large icons for various school-related apps.
5. Click that big red CANVAS button to open Canvas.
6. Canvas should open in . In the dashboard view, you should see course cards for your current courses. Click on any card to open a course.
For all registered students.
Go to: http://office.vccs.edu
You will find the recordings from each of your classes inside of Canvas, . (they are not located under the ZOOM tile in your MyDCC portal) Your instructor may have also put them inside of a module.
First click the zoom link in the left side course navigation menu to see if they are there.
Then click on the Cloud Recordings tab at the top to see if there are any listed.
Finally you can click on the recording title to view it.