Technical Requirements for Webinars and Workshops


Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, and telephones.

System Requirements:

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam – built-in or USB plug-in

Recommended Browsers:

  • Windows: IE7+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari5+
  • Mac: Safari5+, Firefox, Chrome
  • Linux: Firefox, Chrome


OLC uses an open-source LMS called Moodle for the asynchronous component of workshops. Moodle provides a flexible and user-friendly set of asynchronous collaboration and learning tools. As with most open-source technologies, the Moodle software is free, making it a very cost-effective software package for any institution or company, without sacrificing quality. Moodle is a robust environment that is dynamic, interactive, and provides cross-platform learner access through a standard web browser. 

System Requirements: 

  • Moodle will work in any modern web browser, however, Moodle works best in a range of specific browser types (see below).

Recommended Browsers:

Recent versions of:

  • Google Chrome (version 30 or later)
  • Mozilla Firefox (version 25 or later)
  • Apple Safari (version 6 or later)
  • Internet Explorer (version 9 or later)