Technical Considerations

Technology is changing very rapidly so specific information about types of computer hardware and software is not provided in these guidelines. In addition, individual course providers may have specific technical requirements. The following general tips apply to all types of hardware and software. Technology is purchased and managed at both the school and school division level. Sometimes, several school divisions work together to purchase, install and repair computers and other electronic equipment. It depends very much on the particular situation. Each of the tips below can apply to a school, a school division or a group of school divisions. Cooperate with other school divisions whenever possible to save money and improve efficiency. There are many possibilities for cooperation including shared networks and bulk purchases of hardware and software.