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Distance Learning- Browser Plugins

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Many instructors use multimedia files in their courses, utilizing different visual and auditory methods of instruction. Streaming video, audio, flash interactivity, and downloadable documents for print may be used as a part of online instruction.

Multimedia files may require plug-ins to run properly. You can check of your computer to determine if you have all of the necessary plug-ins. To do this you need to have accessed this page with the computer you will use to do most of your course work and then click the link below. If you do not have the necessary plug-ins you will be prompted to download it free from the manufacturer website. Once the test is finished, use the browser Back button to return to this page.

This test may take several minutes to run, depending on your connection speed.


Thank you to Mark Nelson at Patrick Henry Community College for allowing the use of his browser test.