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DE General Information

General Information

Technical Competence
Students must be able to 

  • use email.  This is the regular means of communication between the DE department and students.  In addition, Populi sends course notifications and updates via email.
  • use Populi course management software.  All registered students have access to this software.  Video tutorials are available online.  
  • open attachments and attach documents.

Required Technologies

  • Computer access and internet service
  • An up-to-date browser.  Populi runs best on versions such as Google Chrome 11+, Firefox 4+, Safari 5+, Internet Explorer 9+.
  • Software: Students should have word processing software such as Word, or Open Office (which can be downloaded for free).
  • Documents and presentations can be uploaded to Populi in a wide variety of file formats such as .doc, .docx, .pdf, .odt, .ppt.  Emmanuel does not accept submissions from Sky Drive or others housed in the cloud that are working copies of documents rather than firm final copies.

Frequently Asked Questions
See our DE Essentials pamphlet for an idea of how the Distance Education program works once you've registered.  See the Online Essentials pamphlet if you are registered in an online course. 

Emmanuel Distance Education Policies
Please follow this link for our Emmanuel DE Policies document. 

Find the Distance Education Extension Request Form here.

Contact Info
If you have more questions about registration or procedures, please contact 

Syllabi for specific courses can be requested from

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