Section 1.1: Networking Overview

Summary

This section provides an introduction to networking.

 

Lecture Focus Questions:

Video/Demo                                                          Time

1.1.1 Introduction to Networking                                    9:15
1.1.2 Network Types                                                       12:18
1.1.3 Networking Terms                                                 11:04

 

Total                                                                           32:37

Section 1.2: Network Topologies

Summary

This section discusses network topologies; how devices are connected and how messages flow from device to device. Two types of network topologies are discussed:

 

 

 

Lecture Focus Questions:

Video/Demo                                                          Time

1.2.1 Network Topologies                                              13:26

Section 1.3: Protocols

Summary

This section explores typical network architectures and the TCP/IP protocol suite. Students will become familiar with the following details:

 

·         Network architectures include:

o   Ethernet

o   Dial-up modem

o   Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)

o   Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)

o   Wireless

·         Common networking protocols used for:

o   Web browsing

 

 

Lecture Focus Questions:

Video/Demo                                                          Time

 

1.3.1 Network Architectures                                           7:03
1.3.3 TCP/IP Protocol Suite                                          15:55

 Total                                                                         22:58

 Section 1.4: Network Connections

Summary

This section discusses the configuration settings required to connect to a TCP/IP network. Parameters include the:

 

 

Students will learn how to:

 

Lecture Focus Questions:

 

Video/Demo                                                          Time

 

1.4.1 Network Connections                                          13:37
1.4.2 Configuring TCP/IP Properties                            5:33

 Total                                                                        19:10

Lab/Activity

Section 1.5: The OSI and TCP/IP Models

Summary

In this section students will learn about the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model; a theoretical model that defines standards for programmers and network administrators.

 

Lecture Focus Questions:

Video/Demo                                                          Time

 

1.5.1 The OSI Model                                                        5:33
1.5.3 OSI Model Layers                                                 14:49
1.5.4 OSI Model Communications                                4:47

 Total                                                                       25:09