IT Guidelines for the Online Program

Before the program

  • Ensure Microsoft Teams is installed on your laptop and, if possible, on your mobile phone. Access information including MS Teams installation details, link to Moodle and login/password has already been provided and passwords have been tested.
  • A user name and password will be provided for MS team, Moodle and Zoom
  • Your user account on Moodle and you will be advised to reset your passwords. Participants will be advised to review their profile information when they first login.
  • Ensure you are comfortable with MS Teams and its features.
  • Recommended bandwidth requirements for Internet are 5 MB/S (or more) with 75 GB data for the four week period.
  • Having a backup Internet facility like Mobile Data Package along with a WIFI/Landline Internet Facility is recommended.
  • Laptops should be fully charged before each session starts in case there is load shedding/power outage.

During the program

  • Your video and microphone should be turned off before entering the MS Teams Live Session.
  • The microphone may be switched on when responding to the instructor or to ask a question. Please be aware of sound distortion when multiple mics are on at the same time.
  • A mobile phone with Internet should be accessible during synchronous sessions as a backup device.
  • Please be aware that Internet speed is negatively affected if multiple devices are using the same internet connection at the same time as the bandwidth has to be shared.
  • Your user account on Moodle has been created. Please visit the webpage https://nahelms.hec.gov.pk/. All of you are advised to reset your passwords by visiting https://nahelms.hec.gov.pk/login/forgot_password.php. Participants are advised to review their profile information when they first login.

    Regards