The Death Investigation Training courses are enduring materials which are accessible online through the University of North Dakota's Office of Extended Learning, utilizing Blackboard education software. Enrollees participate electronically and can determine when and where to complete the activity. Media utilized for content delivery includes recorded presentations and reference material (Word, PDF and Excel documents).
Privacy and Confidentiality
It is expected that as professionals involved in death scene investigations, course enrollees will respect the confidential nature of the presented material. Enrollees must be employed in the field of death investigation, or pursuing employment/certification as a death investigator, and must be over the age of 18. Materials contained in these presentations may not be downloaded or shared in any manner.
Graphic Nature of Material
Given the nature of medicolegal death investigation, please be advised of the potentially graphic nature of the images that may be contained in these presentations.
IMPORTANT! You must verify that your computer equipment meets the minimum technical requirements needed for an online course. Technical requirements are subject to change without notice.
General Technical Requirements
Although specific technical requirements may vary by online course or program, the following technical requirements are required for all online courses.
- Active email account
- Current Operating System: Windows or Mac
- Internet Connection: DSL/Cable (recommended)
- Note: A wireless or satellite connection should not be used for taking exams/quizzes and is not recommended for "Live" Web classes.
- Current Internet Browser: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Safari
- Word Processing Software: Microsoft Word (required)
- Additional Free Software Downloads (as necessary)
For specific information about technical requirements, refer to the UND Center for Instructional & Learning Technologies (CILT), your course syllabus (available approximately 1 week prior to your course start date), or click on 'Live Help' in your course.
Questions About Technical Requirements
If you have questions about technical requirements for online courses or need tech support, please contact the UND Center for Instructional & Learning Technologies (CILT) through our Tech Support "Live Help" feature.