ION | Illinois Online Network

Technology Requirements

Learning Management System

The Illinois Online Network uses the Moodle learning management system. We do not train on the use of a specific learning managment system, but we do provide a free tutorial course on the use of Moodle.

To access the free Moodle tutorial you must first be registered for a course. About one week prior to the beginning of the course start date, you will also be added to the Moodle overview course.

Minimum Requirements

  • Access to a device with an web browser
  • Internet access for a minimum of 10 hrs/week recommended (per course)
  • An E-mail account
  • Any word processing program capable of saving files in plain text or RTF (Rich Text Format). Examples include: Microsoft Word, Apple Pages, or Google Docs.
  • Web Browser - The latest versions of Google Chrome, Opera, and Mozilla Firefox are recommended. Safari and Internet Explorer/Edge may also work.
  • 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 Orientation. 

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