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BbWorld 17 Preview: Are Your Students ? From Online Readiness LLC Will Insure Your Students Are Actually Tech Ready

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Online learning has become an integral part of a college education. Whether you’re at an Ivy League school, Division I school, local community college or somewhere in between, you can bet that your students are going to come from a variety of backgrounds. This almost insures that you’re going to have a hodge podge of devices in each and every one of your classes.

In order to insure that each student enjoys the same benefits of your LMS, and other online learning systems, there are system requirements. But depending on each teacher and student’s tech savvy, how will you actually know if all of your students devices are in fact, ready to learn?

Online Readiness LLC is debuting a new platform at Black Board World 17 that helps to determine if each student, and the teachers, devices are tech ready.  In fact, the name of the platform is makes it easy to check and make sure that every device in the room meets the system requirements for your digital learning environment. With one click, tests more than 50 technology requirements to meet the standards of today’s online learning environments.

“Once you click on the button to start the test, uses your web browser to analyze more than 50 technology requirements from upload bandwidth to browser version to pop-up blocking (and more than 47 others).” the company says. is checking 50 different points within five important tests:

  • Internet Connection/Bandwidth
  • Device Specs and System Setup
  • Browser Version and Settings
  • Security Controls
  • Overall capabilities score runs on a cloud based interface so there’s no software to download. The interface is simple and without a lot of clutter.  It’s also safe and secure across all connected devices. is a product from Online Readiness, an online learning consultancy and service provider founded by Jay Sample a career executive in the online learning space for higher learning. will debut at BbWorld 17 in New Orleans July 24th-27th you can find out more at