Faculty and Staff Technology Recommendations for Remote Instruction

Technology recommendations for faculty and staff performing remote instruction. Please note technology should be purchased based on pedagogical needs.

All faculty and staff have access to state-issued technology which can be used for remote instruction and can handle a majority of the software and resources provided below with the same specifications listed.


PC (Desktop or Laptop)

MAC (Desktop or Laptop)

Minimum Specifications

  • Windows 10
  • Intel (i5) or AMD (Ryzen 5) processor
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • 250 GB of disk drive storage
  • Graphics card
  • Built-in microphone, webcam, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi
  • macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • 250 GB of disk drive storage
  • Graphics card
  • Built-in microphone, webcam, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi

Recommended Specifications

  • Windows 10
  • Intel (i7 or higher) or AMD (Ryzen 7 or higher) processor
  • 16 GB (or more) of RAM
  • 500 GB (or more) of disk drive storage
  • Dedicated Graphics card (Nvidia or AMD)
  • Built-in microphone, webcam, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi
  • macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • 16 GB (or more) of RAM
  • 500 GB (or more) of disk drive storage
  • Dedicated Graphics card
  • Built-in microphone, webcam, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi
Additional Recommendations

Training Resources

ITS Training Answers KB

Professional Development Center Training Calendar

Faculty and Staff Discounts

Hardware

Order your new computer that fulfills the suggested requirements: 

**PLEASE NOTE: Chromebooks come pre-installed with Google Apps. Users CANNOT install software on Chromebooks, only apps through the Google Play Store.**

Software

Contact Information

Please contact the ITS Service Center for questions with your technology support-related needs.

ITS Service Center
W203 Thompson Hall
The State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3407
ITS.ServiceCenter@fredonia.edu
http://home.fredonia.edu/its/service-center
https://www.facebook.com/ITS.ServiceCenter



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