ALEKS - Assessment and Learning

9.2 Technical


The technical information needed to use ALEKS is minimal. These few questions are all that are likely to be asked, even in a large group of users.

What are the system requirements for using ALEKS?

[Sec. 3.2] Fig. 9.1 presents the technical requirements for ALEKS in summary form.
PC Macintosh Chromebook
Operating System Windows 7+ MacOS 10.7+ Chrome OS
Processor Any Any Any
RAM Memory 64+ MB 64+ MB Any
Browser Explorer 11+, Firefox 25+, Chrome 30+ Safari 6+, Firefox 25+, Chrome 30+ Chrome 30+
Screen Resolution 1024x768 1024x768 Any
Figure 9.1: System Requirements

Note that any of the kinds of Internet connection (cable, ISDN, DSL, or wireless) typical in computer labs are adequate for use with ALEKS.

Where can I get more information on ALEKS? How can I try out the system?
The ALEKS website provides complete information on the ALEKS system, including a Quick Tour, Free Trial use, licensing, history and theory, and technical support.