Essay on NT 1210 Sept 2013 Wk 07 1

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Objectives and Assignments Week 7

Instructor: Thomas W. Chappell, PhD.

Office Hours (For appointments): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 3:30 – 6:00 PM

Objectives: Complete current week’s assignments submissions

Important Notes: Attendance in class is critical to your accomplishments Missing class is missing valuable information that will help you succeed and accomplish your goals Please attend every class for success in your field!

Grading Policy:

Please read the last page of your syllabus which will be covered in week one.
Missing labs will be made up at 80% after the first week, 70% the after the second week and 0% the third week.
Quizzes will not be made up.
Students can potentially be dropped by the Dean of Academic Affairs after missing 4 or 5 cumulative classes.
Students who miss three consecutive class will be dropped by the Dean of Academic Affairs
Assignments and Labs will be counted at 0% after three weeks.

Course Objectives Covered by This Unit

CO1 Identify the major needs and stakeholders for computer networks and network applications

CO2 Identify the classifications of networks and how they are applied to various types of enterprises

CO3 Compare and contrast the OSI and TCP/IP models and their applications to actual networks

CO4 Explain the functionality and use of typical network protocols

CO5 Analyze network components and their primary functions in a typical data network from both logical and physical perspectives

CO6 Differentiate among major types of LAN and WAN technologies and specifications and determine how each is used in a data network

CO7 Explain basic security requirements for networks

CO9 Use network tools to monitor protocols and traffic characteristics

CO11 Use preferred techniques and necessary tools to troubleshoot common network problems

THEORY PORTION
Defining Wide Area Networks and Switching technologies

EXPLORE Activity 1: What is a WAN?
Estimated Time: 25 minutes
Exploring the Part Routers Play in a WAN
EXPLORE Activity 2: The Importance of Routers
Estimated Time: 10 minutes
Exploring the Use of Leased Lines and Multiplexing
EXPLORE Activity 3: Leased Lines from Customers’ and Providers’ Standpoints
Estimated Time: 40 minutes
EXPLORE Activity 4: Moving Traffic over WAN Links
Estimated Time: 20 minutes
Exploring Frame-Relay
EXPLORE Activity 5: Frame Relay Service
Estimated Time: 20 minutes wide area networks
EXPLORE Activity 6: Summing Up
Estimated Time: 5 minutes
PRACTICE Activity 1: Unit 7 Assignment 1: Wide Area Networks Review
Estimated Time: 5 minutes
EXPLORE Activity 7: Unit 7 Research Project 1: Chapter 8 Mind Maps
Estimated Time: 5 minutes
LAB PORTION
Exploring WAN Physical Layer Aspects
APPLY Activity 1: Lab 7.1 Distance Considerations
Estimated Time: 20 minutes
Exploring the Part Routers Play in a WAN
APPLY Activity 2: Lab 7.2: WAN Connections
Estimated Time: 25 minutes
Exploring the Use of Leased Lines and Multiplexing
APPLY Activity 3: Lab 7.3 Communication Paths
Estimated Time: 15 minutes
Exploring Linux and Linux Networking Commands
APPLY Activity 4: Lab 2.5 Linux man Pages
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
APPLY Activity 5: Lab 7.4 Linux Networking
Estimated Time: 20 minutes
Lesson Plan Week 7

In-Class…