All outcomes in our program can be met with a 10" Windows netbook. The advantages of these devices are:
- low cost ($250-$350)
- light weight
- reasonable battery life (2-3 hours)
- multi-tasking capable
- support Flash and multiple browsers
Bow Valley Office Supply has offered to provide ASUS netbooks at a competitive price (aprox $300 or less) and can arrange for some financing options.
Students are welcome to bring full size laptops including Macbooks. Laptops with screen sizes larger than 15" tend to be quite large and heavy and may not be as portable. Tablets, including IPads are not fully supported by Alberta Learning for accessing LearnAlberta.ca resources and PAT/Diploma exams.