Online Technology Requirements for blended and online graduate education courses.
The following are the required technologies for Newman Graduate Education Students who enroll in blended and online courses in the Newman Graduate Education Program:
- Students receive a Newman email address that should be checked regularly for financial aid, graduation and course evaluation information. You may have this directed to your personal account (see IMPORTANT NU Information document) or you can use your personal or school email, but you should still check your NU email regularly!
- Students are mailed a very important green sheet of paper with your user name and password for JETSTREAM where you should make SURE your graduation date is correct, and you can check for the posting of your grades, or print an unofficial transcript.
- Students must have access to a modern computer.
- Students are encouraged to purchase Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Newman University students qualify to purchase Microsoft Office for $79.99 for Windows and Mac with discounted student pricing. Google Drive may be substituted for Microsoft Office - depending on the instructor's requirements.
- Students must have access to a webcam.
- Students must have access to high speed internet.
- Students must be able to access Blackboard (for most programs) or Moodle (MSED) to upload files, check grades and get feedback. To access Moodle, visit http://moodle.newmanu.edu.
- For the blended courses, students can attend face to face on campus in DeMattias Hall 185 or other rooms as specified. Other locations students may travel to for ITV connections include: Garden City, Dodge City, Hutchinson, Great Bend and Liberal. Students in other locations will be brought in by video conferencing software called “Zoom” through the student’s webcam. If you are using a Mac, you must download the free app “Zoom Cloud Computing” first.
- It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that they meet the minimum technology requirements in advance of the course start date. Having access and utilizing these technology tools are a part of the learning experience for our courses. If you have any questions in regards to how technology will be utilized in a particular course, contact the instructor directly.
- Students should contact their program director if they have any concerns about the technology requirements for this program.