- Windows: 800 megahertz (MHz) processor and 512 MB of system memory
- Macintosh: G4 Processor or later and 512 MB RAM
- A sound card with built-in or external speakers
- A high-speed/broadband Internet connection (cable or DSL)
Operating Systems and Browsers
- Windows Operating Systems: Windows XP or later
- Windows Browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0, Firefox 3.x, Opera, and Chrome
- Macintosh Operating Systems: Mac OS X 10.4.x or later
- Macintosh Browsers: Firefox 3.x, 4.x, Safari 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, Opera, or Chrome
Latest Version of Flash Player (8.x or later)
Click for free download: http://www.adobe.com/software/flashplayer/
To view slides, you will need PowerPoint® or PowerPoint® Viewer . Occasionally our slide sets are in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format :
A: A webcast is similar in intent to a broadcast television program but is designed for Internet transmission. Webcast clients allow a user to connect to a server, which is distributing (webcasting) the webcast and displays the televisual content to the user. Additional information can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Webcast.
Q: Is a separate registration required for each person viewing the webcast?
A: No. Many people can view a webcast on one computer simultaneously, but one person must be logged in prior to viewing.
Q: Is the webcast always available?
A: For live webcasts, viewing opportunities will be limited to specific dates and times. Live webcasts eventually will be made available as an enduring material for on-demand viewing
Q: Where can I access the syllabus and presentation slides?
A: Go to the main menu of the webcast, which contains navigation links to the syllabus and presentation slides. In some cases, these enduring materials will be also available for download or viewing on the activity's web page.
Q: How do I download the presentation slides to my computer?
A: Click the "Slides (PowerPoint)" link on the webcast's main menu. The file will download to your computer. You will need a PowerPoint viewer to view the slides. If the slides are available in PDF format, click the link and the file will open with Acrobat Reader.