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Technology Requirements for Online Courses

Georgia Nutrition Training Online (GNTO) is a learning management system for online training offered by the Georgia Department of Education School Nutrition Program. GNTO Canvas by Instructure is used to deliver courses online to School Nutrition employees throughout the state of Georgia.

New: Beginning in July 2020, GNTO will be moving to a new platform, Canvas by Instructure.

You can access GNTO anytime by visiting https://gasnptraining.instructure.com/login/canvas. You will need to request a new Username and Password. Please contact WebTrainHelp@doe.k12.ga.us​ to get started.

Technical Requirements

Having a correctly configured computer will help ensure your success in your course.
Check the information below to be sure that your computer meets all the necessary technical requirements for hardware and software.
Computer Hardware & Peripherals
  • Windows PC or Apple Macintosh, use a computer 5 years old or newer when possible
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 2GHz processor 
  • Speakers or ability to use headphones for audio playback
  • A printer is recommended
Supported Operating Systems
  • Windows 7 and newer
  • Mac OSX 10.10 and newer
  • Linux – ChromeOS
Mobile Operating System Native App Support (Canvas)
As of January 5, 2019, Android apps require version 5.0 or later and iOS apps require version 11 or later. All Android and iOS both support the two most recent versions of their respective operating systems.

Internet Speed and Access
  • Along with compatibility and web standards, GNTO Canvas has been carefully crafted to accommodate low bandwidth environments.
  • Minimum of 512kbps, the faster and more reliable your internet connection speed, the better your experience will be.
  • A hardwire cable or DWL connection is recommended, particularly for submitting assignments and quizzes.
Supported Web Browsers
Several major web browsers are supported; however, we cannot guarantee that each browser will perform as expected. We recommend that you access GTNO using either of the browsers listed below:
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
Learn more about which browsers Canvas does support by visiting https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10720-which-browsers-does-canvas-support​

Screen Readers for GNTO Canvas
  • Macintosh: Voiceover (latest version for Safari)
  • PC: JAWS (latest version for Firefox)
  • PC: NVDA (latest version for Firefox)
  • There is no screen reader support for Canvas in Chrome
Need Help?
If you need assistance, please contact the Georgia School Nutrition Program at WebTrainHelp@doe.k12.ga.us. Our offices are open Monday through Friday, and you may expect a response from a team member within 24 hours and up to 48 hours on weekends.

Additional tutorials for Canvas can be found at https://community.canvaslms.com/community/answers/guides