Virtual Learning

  • Lakota Summer Institute Online

    Thank you for your interest in the Lakota Summer Institute Online! Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, we will be hosting this year’s summer institute entirely online! Below are some of the requirements to ensure the best learning experience possible.

    Requirements for Virtual learning:

    • Laptop/computer (students are required to have a laptop/computer to participate in the virtual event)
    • Webcam
    • Students are required to use a Gmail account to access Google Docs. If you do not have a Gmail account please use this link to create one.
    • Quiet space to minimize noise and distractions
    • Laptop/Computer volume turned all the way up
    • A headset with a microphone (noise canceling headphones and separate microphone are also okay)
    • Download Adobe Acrobat Reader to open PDFs used during class
    • Please choose “Download Acrobat Reader” for a free download
    • Download Adobe Flash Player for media playbacks
      • Please choose “Download Flash Player” for a free download
    • Download Lakota Keyboard and the desktop version of the Lakota Dictionary app prior to the event here.
    • Good internet speed to participate during the course. (Please test your internet speeds by googling “internet speed test”)
      • Recommended minimum download speeds of 30+ Mbps
      • Recommended minimum upload speeds of 8+ Mbps
      • Though the connection will work with slower speeds than those listed, we cannot guarantee a high quality connection at lower speeds.
    • If you have any questions, please reach out to:

    Textbook Requirements